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Engage with participants and trainers during one week of interactive discussions, workshops and visits geared towards peacebuilding, social justice and reducing identity-based tensions.
Deadline: 9th of March 2015 at 23:59 New York City local time.
Age: 18 to 35 years
– be between the ages of 18 and 35 years old on 13 June 2015 — the start of the UNAOC – EF Summer School.
– be linked to an organization or a network (e.g. youth council, youth NGO, non-profit organization, youth-led organization, community organization, faith-based organization, youth network or platform, college, university, social entrepreneur, blogger, etc.)
– hold a passport valid until at least January 2016 (for a visa to be issued, a passport needs to be valid for at least 6 months after the expected date of entry into the country).
The UNAOC-EF Summer School is the result of a collaboration between two organizations committed to bridging cultural divides – the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and EF Education First.
Increase your understanding of other cultures and faiths, explore the similarities that unite us, and gain concrete tools to grow and sustain your impact in your communities.
Walk away with a broader network of individuals committed to take joint action on pressing challenges within the context of cultural and religious diversity.
Seventy-five participants will be selected by a committee composed of youth along with UNAOC and EF staff. These participants will travel to New York City and be accommodated in Tarrytown, NY, on EF’s international campus, where they will participate in the Summer School, which includes workshop sessions on the campus, a visit and panel discussion at the United Nations headquarters as well as site visits in New York City.