The African World Heritage Fund and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre in partnership with the Robben Island Museum is putting together a fully funded conference/summit for African participants from the 28th April to the 4th May 2016 at the Robben Island World Heritage Site in Cape Town, South Africa.
This summit is for young people and will provide a platform for youth in Africa to be involved in the promotion and protection of World Heritage in Africa, and also offer critical feedback to UNESCO, the World Heritage Committee and the African World Heritage Fund (AWHF) on youth challenges, accomplishments and actions related to the implementation of the World Heritage Convention in the region. This is the first regional youth forum on World Heritage in Africa addressing Anglophone youth. Additoonally, a second forum will be arranged for 2017 targeting francophone youth in Africa.
- You must be a young citizen from the African continent;
- You must be aged from 20 to 28 years old with fluent English written and oral skills
- Selected applicants must be available to attend for the full length of the event and invest time to prepare and follow up the forum;
- Motivated, active and driven individuals interested in engaging in a World Heritage network of young African youth and eager to implement the outcomes of the forum in their home countries
- Individuals passionate about heritage in their country.
Deadline: January 31, 2016
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