December 1, 2015
Partially Funded Conference
Date: August 27- September 12
The most important task for 360 global citizens is to achieve the UN Sustainable Development goals, in the United States for instance, September 2016.Merit360 is the world’s most innovative program for international citizens to commit and achieve the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. It is innovative and inspirational. End of August 2016, World Merit will gather 360 changemakers from all over the world in the USA for two weeks, to work on projects that will contribute in tackling the SDGs. These two weeks will focus on skill development, teamwork and sustainable development projects. The program is meant to be life- and world changing for the participants and the planet. It concludes in the United Nations Headquarters in New York and will include many global leaders as speakers and mentors.
As participant, you will work as part of a team of 360 people representing (almost) every country, and what you develop will be presented at the United Nations and be implemented for the good of global society. You will lead hundreds of thousands of people, from World Merit and beyond, in taking action and ensuring a better future for all.
The eligible candidate:
- must be i between 18 and 30 of age
- should speak (at least average) English
- must have a deep passion to change the world for the better
- is interested in one of the Sustainable Development Goals or wants to utilize their media / creative skills to tackle these goals.
This prestigious program will be underwritten and heavily subsidised by World Merit and supporting organisations. You will however be asked to pay / fundraise a minimum of £750 to have your place in New York confirmed; you are also responsible for your own logistics in getting to and from New York City. They will support your fundraising efforts by providing you with a fundraising platform to use.
If you are ready to make a change, then do it now! Applying is easy.
Step 1: fill in the application form here: http://worldmerit.org/merit360
Step 2: take the short online eligibility interview
Step 3: pay the £100 deposit to confirm your place