Open Call for Participants for the 5th Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Young Leaders Summit (ASEFYLS5) in Spain 2023

Open Call for Participants for the 5th Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) Young Leaders Summit (ASEFYLS5) in Spain 2023

The 5th ASEF Young Leaders Summit (ASEFYLS5) is a Leadership Programme for young Asians & Europeans on “Leadership in Society 5.0”. ASEFYLS5 connects young professionals and students from Asian and European countries to learn, exchange and collaborate, and connects young people with the Decision-Makers and Leaders from Asian & European countries. It focuses on the theme of ‘Leadership & Society 5.0’ and incorporates 3 spheres for youth leadership:

1) Self-leadership (you),

2) Team leadership (we) and

3) Societal leadership (all)

The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) promotes understanding, strengthens relationships and facilitates cooperation among the people, institutions and organisations of Asia and Europe. ASEF enhances dialogue, enables exchanges and encourages collaboration across the thematic areas of culture, education, governance, economy, sustainable development, public health and media. ASEF is an intergovernmental not-for-profit organisation located in Singapore. 

This programme includes three phases:

  1. Knowledge Building Phase | 3 – 28 August 2023 | Virtual
    An in-depth exploration into Leadership and Society 5.0 through trainings
  2. Youth Summit | 12 – 16 September 2023 | Salamanca, Spain
    People-to-people exchanges, networking and learning in the local context
  3. Leadership in Action | September – December 2023 | Virtual
    Turning theory into action, collaboration between participants to find solutions for real-life challenges

What’s in it for you?

  • Network!Meet like-minded youth from all across Asia & Europe and build up your network for future partnerships & collaborations
  • collaborations
  • Collaborate! Work in diverse groups and develop your intercultural understanding
  • Learn! Receive training on Leadership and Society 5.0, from leading institutions and thematic experts
  • Speak up! Bring the youth voice into the multilateral policy arena and contribute to decision-making
  • Explore Spain! Experience local Spanish culture in the historic city of Salamanca

Who are we looking for?

120 Youth from across Asia and Europe will be selected to join ASEFYLS5, who meet the following criteria:  

  • A citizen of one of the eligible Asian and European Countries
  • A Young Professional or Student between 18-30 years
  • From any academic background or discipline
  • Enthusiastic and committed to working with an interdisciplinary, intercultural team
  • Keen to learn more about Society 5.0 and exchange with your peers from all across Asia & Europe

There are neither registration nor participation fees for this programme. Accommodation, meals and travel subsidies will be provided for the selected participants.

What commitment is needed?

From August to December 2023, selected participants are expected to join and be engaged in:

  • 8 virtual Knowledge Building Phase virtual sessions for (approx. 16 hours), along with individual tasks (self-paced)
  • 5 days on-site Youth Summit programme in Salamanca
  • Opening & Closing Leadership in Action Phase virtual sessions (approx. 4 hours), and at least 5 virtual group meetings, working closely with your team

Apply Here: https://asef.org/news/how-can-youth-lead-for-the-next-stage-of-society-society-5-0-open-call-for-participants-for-the-5th-asef-young-leaders-summit-asefyls5/

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