29th International Youth Forum Korea (Funded)


Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 3194

Opportunity Description

The ministry of Gender Equality and Family in Republic of Korea organize the 29th International Youth Forum in Seoul, Korea with partnership of Myongji University Industry and Academia cooperation Foundation. Asian Youth Council (AYC) and World Assembly of Youth (WAY) have sponsored this program.  Participants may work and discuss on the 4th Industrial Revolution with Youth: Life in the Future topics:

  • Changing society
  • New paradigms of career
  • Youth role in 4th industrial revolution


Students from around the round who are between 18- and 26 years of age can apply to this program. The expenses are covered by host country.


Details of IYF

Application deadline: June 22, 2018 (Friday)

Result announcement: 2 weeks after the deadline

Number of participants: 185 (155 non Korean)

Period of the program: 17th – 23rd August, 2018

Location: Korea


Related: Apply to UNCTAD Youth Forum for 250 young people


The organizers will provide the following financial assistance to the participants:

  • Airfare financial aid for foreign participants
    • 280 USD for Asian countries citizens
    • 560 USD for Africa, Europe, Oceania, and American regions
    • Brunei, China, Japan, Malaysia and Singapore will not be provide airfare grant.
  • Accommodation
  • Meal
  • Local transport

Who can participate?

Young people who meet the following requirements:

  • Be between 18-26 years of age
  • Passionate in the forum topic
  • Have good English language proficiency



How to apply?

Eligible candidates can apply online.

  • Fill the application form
  • Write an English essay on 4th industrial revolution with the this specifications:
    •  page size: A4,
    • Number of pages: 1-2 pages,
    • Font size: 12
    • Font: Times new Roman
    • Space: Single spaced
    • Have the title
  • Send the completed application to the submission email below. Please include the your country name, your name in the subject line of of the email in the format: ( Country – Your name – 29th IYF)
  • Submission email: yulo918@koreayouth.net

Application form

For details please 29th International Youth Forum Announcement website

If you have any question please contact Mr. Kungyoul Lee via email yul0918@koreayouth.net

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