Call for Application: Kathmandu+20 ( Youth Conference on Sustainable Development), May 2012

Worldwide Nepalese Students’ Organization together with the Nepali Youth Task Force on Rio+20 is organizing Kathmandu+20 – a wider gathering of Nepalese Youth on 24-25th May 2012 in Kathmandu, Nepal as part of the international project “MyCity+20” (http://mycityplus20.blogspot.co.uk).

In the run-up to the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (also known as Rio+20) in Rio de Janeiro this June, young people around the globe want to share their views on the future of their planet. Youth are eager to get involved in the decision-making process and learn and apply key issues surrounding sustainable development and the emerging global frameworks for sustainable socio-economic and environmental development as well as inter generational equity.

We are organizing a 2-days long Conference where we will interact with the experts, negotiators and government officials working on Rio+20. This event also aims to hold the simulation of the summit.

Kathmandu+20 is a youth led initiative aiming to bring up the voice of Nepali Youth towards Rio+20 (www.uncsd2012.org) and take them to the real event by organizing simulations of the summit and engaging and educating youth and students on the issues of the Rio+20.

If you want to be the part of the conference apply before 22:0018th May 2012 using the link below
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dHpCMWx6d3BoYVFMNE1VTTBuY3ZIRUE6MQ

Age Limit: 14-29 Application Deadline: 18th May 2012

Supporting partners include National Planning Commission of the Government of Nepal (NPC), International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Small Earth Nepal (SEN), Nepal Forum of Environmental Journalists (NEFEJ), Ministry of Youth and Sport (MoYS), Road to Rio+20 and Peace Child International

For any queries: Please write to kathmanduplus20@gmail.com

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