This is a call to youth leaders around the world committed to building a better future through education to apply now to
take part in the UNESCO ESD Youth Conference in Japan!

The UNESCO ESD Youth Conference will be held in Okayama, Japan on 7 November 2014, bringing together 50 young leaders
between 18-35 years of age who are actively engaged in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).

As a Youth Conference participant you will have an opportunity to exchange your ideas and experiences with peers. You will
be able to discuss innovative approaches to ESD and ways to promote young people’s contribution and further involvement in
the global ESD movement.

Participants will also be involved in developing recommendations for the UNESCO World Conference on ESD, which will take
place in Aichi-Nagoya,Japan from 10-12 November 2014. All Youth Conference participants will be invited to take part in the
World Conference.

The Youth Conference is being organized by UNESCO, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of
Japan (MEXT), the Japanese National Commission for UNESCO, the City of Okayama and The Goi Peace Foundation.

Successful applicants will receive travel sponsorship provided by the organizers.

To apply and for more information visit here

DEADLINE 1st June, 2014.

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Rotimi Olawale, co-founder of is a youth development expert. For more than six years he has been involved in leading youth advocacy efforts mainly around the Millennium Development Goals. In 2006, he represented Nigeria as a youth ambassador at the United Nations Global Youth Leadership Summit held at the UN Headquarters in New York. Rotimi has held several global leadership positions including; member, UNFPA Global Youth Advisory Panel for 2 years; member, African Youth Panel. Rotimi is currently involved in shaping local, national and global policies to benefit youth and also leverage opportunities for young people. He was listed by the Nigerian government as one of 15 Nigerian youth on the world stage in 2008.