Global Forum on Youth Policies in Baku

Global Forum on Youth Policies seeks to bring together around 700 participants in Baku, Azerbaijan, 28-30 October 2014. This Forum is open for youth policy practitioners, youth activists and representatives of youth-led organisations working on youth policy. Global Forum on Youth Policies unites policymakers, civil society organisations, experts, academia, youth advocates, parliamentarians and UN agencies. 200 youth policy practitioners will be selected based on the open call.

  Global Forum on Youth Policies is a multi-stakeholder opportunity to assess the state of youth policy, organised by the UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, UNDP, UNESCO and the Council of Europe.

 Eligible    candidates   include:   
• youth    policy    practitioners;   
• youth    activists and    members    of    youth    movements    working    on    youth    policy;
• representatives/experts of youth-led organizations,     civil     society organizations, and networks
working on youth policy;
• research experts from institutes, universities and think tanks with a focus on youth policy;
• development experts from organizations, agencies and institutions in the youth sector;
• drogramming experts from donors    active in supporting policy change in the youth field.
Applicants    should:
• preferably    be    aged    18-35;
• be    able    to    communicate    professionally    in    English;
• be     experienced in formulation, implementation and/or monitoring of youth policy at the national, regional or global level.

 Applicants should complete the Application Form by 27 August 2014. Related documents: the concept note, the programme. More information:,