21.06.2018 - UNESCO Office in Apia

Call for participation: Our Ocean, Our Legacy Youth Leadership Summit

Event name: Our Ocean, Our Legacy Youth Leadership Summit

Date: October 29th-30th 2018

Time: 2.00pm-9.00pm (Day 1), 7.45am-6.15pm (Day 2) and 7.45am – 12.30pm (Day 3) followed by Our Ocean Conference plenary from 1.00pm to 5.00pm

Venue:  Bali Nusa Dua Convention Centre, Indonesia l Kawasan Terpadu ITDC NW/1 Nusa Dua - Bali 80363, Indonesia

Website:  soalliance.org/our-ocean-2018

Summit agenda: available soon

Apply to attend: We invite students and young professionals (ages 18-35) who have an action-oriented ocean commitment to submit their application online before August 17th, 2018 11:59pm PST. From the global applicant pool, 200 young leaders will have the opportunity to join heads of state, industry leaders and passionate change makers at the upcoming Our Ocean, Our Legacy Youth Leadership Summit.

Apply online today >>

Short description:

Our Ocean, Our Legacy Youth Leadership Summit is a parallel event to the 'Our Ocean' Conference 2018 co-hosted by the Indonesian Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF), Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia and Sustainable Ocean Alliance. It will bring together high-level ocean leaders who will interact with student participants, facilitate breakout sessions, and provide youth with insights for their ocean projects and commitments. At the youth summit, participants will:

1.     Receive mentorship and develop their professional skill sets by learning from business, government, and science experts

2.     Network with policymakers, corporate leaders, heads of international organizations, foundations, and NGOs

3.     Become an #SOAYouthLeader and join our global community represented in over 50 countries

4.     Meet with entrepreneurs who are building scalable ocean startups to help protect and sustain our ocean

5.     Discover the unique challenges facing Bali and learn how the local community is addressing them

For more information, please contact ouroceanyouthsummit(at)soalliance.org.

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