The UNOAC Global forum is currently inviting young people between the ages of 18-27 from all over the world to submit applications for the 2016 fully funded conference. The organizers are looking for 20 visionary young leaders who would like to participate in the 4th Global Baku Forum themed “Towards a Multipolar World” which will be held from 10-11 March 2016 in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Global Baku Forum has already become premier event in the region, providing an opportunity for distinguished leaders and thinkers to discuss the ways and means to overcome some of the world’s most pressing challenges.
To be eligible for this conference, applicants must be young people aged 18-27 from any part of the world. Eligible applicants will participate in a rigorous and thorough selection process, carefully crafted to identify the most promising young leaders from around the world. The process includes essay competition:
- Leadership Essay (up to 500 words): Applicants will be asked to describe one specific example where they demonstrated leadership. This essay will examine your personal characteristics that constitute your potential for leadership including: your ability to anticipate upcoming trends; the ability to inspire others to join in an effort to create change; and the character, values, and determination to persevere despite difficult and changing circumstances; or any other personal characteristics that you think are key to your success as a leader;
- Current Affairs Essay (up to 500 words): Choose an issue in contemporary social, international, business, environmental, diplomatic, arts, or other policy that is of interest to you. This essay should lay out the current factors and trends influencing the topic and make a realistic recommendation of how local, national, or international leaders should intervene to contribute to a more peaceful and prosperous future.
Costs: Please note that this an all-expense paid conference. That means successful participants would have the following expenses covered by the organizers: visa, air ticket, accommodation and meals.
The deadline for applications is 10 January 2016. To apply please send your essays and CVs to:firstname.lastname@example.org. Finalists will be notified not later than 5 February 2016.
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