2019 ASEAN-Australia Young Leaders Forum
Deadline: August 9, 2019.
The ASEAN-Australia Young Leaders Forum (AAYLF) is a fully-funded four-day intensive workshop which aims to cultivate the next generation of leadership in the ASEAN-Australia relationship. Delegates to the Forum will develop a deeper knowledge of the ASEAN-Australia relationship, foster stronger intercultural leadership skills, build a regional network of like-minded young people and design and implement projects to improve ASEAN-Australia relations. Delegates will leave the Forum as advocates and agents for increased partnership and collaboration between ASEAN and Australia.
- Be aged between 18 and 29 years of age as of 29th November 2019.
- Have a good command of English
- Able to commit to completing an online pre-forum curriculum
- Be available to attend AAYLF in Jakarta between 28 November and 3 December and meet any applicable visa requirements
- Be actively engaged in current affairs impacting ASEAN member states and/or the ASEAN-Australia relationship
- Be willing to act as an ASEAN-Australia Strategic Youth Leader for a duration of 12 months following the Forum
- Hold a valid Australian or ASEAN member state national passport
- Submit their completed application (consisting of both the written application and short video) by the submission deadline of 09 August 2019.
All selected delegates will receive a full scholarship to attend AAYLF. The scholarship will include the following –
- Delegate registration to attend the Forum;
- Return flights to Jakarta from Australia or an ASEAN member state;
- Accommodation for the duration of the Forum (28th November to 3rd December);
- Catered breakfast, lunch and dinner.