WYAAP Opens Applications for 5th ELC

ELC-2016_FINAL-POSTER-01-791x1024World Youth Alliance Asia Pacific (WYAAP) has opened applications for its 5th Emerging Leaders Conference (ELC) on October 20 to 22 at UA&P.

The 5th WYAAP ELC puts the spotlight on environment and technology with the theme, Upgrading Earth: Maximizing Technology and Innovation for People and Planet.  The conference aims to provide youth delegates from Asia Pacific countries with relevant information on the status of our environment, and insights on how to respond to the challenges we face with innovation and responsible use of technology.

The ELC will consist of a series of talks and panel discussions from some of the region’s renowned innovators, educators, leaders, and youth advocates. To complement plenary discussions, delegates will also have the opportunity to interact with fellow delegates through breakout sessions, workshops, and group activities. These pocket plenaries will allow delegates to explore more specific topics of their interest, and to boost interaction and collaboration with fellow delegates.

The Emerging Leaders Conference is an annual event for young individuals to learn about the salient issues of today and how they can apply their roles as leaders through a variety of talks, workshops and interactive activities. Participants will have the opportunity to share their ideas and build networks with other youth leaders from the Asia Pacific region. It also serves as venue for the youth to engage in multicultural discussions and memorable experiences.

World Youth Alliance (WYA) is a global coalition of young people committed to promoting the dignity of the human person through policy and culture.  WYA operates in six regional offices around the world, namely, North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africe, and Asia Pacific. The Asia Pacific office is located in Quezon City, Philippines.

For more information about the conference, and to download the application form, visit www.wya.net/apelc. Questions may also be directed to the conference team at wyaap.conference@gmail.com.

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