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  • 2nd ASEF Young Leaders Summit, Asia-Europe Foundation

    2017.03.02 OIA 1108
  • 2nd ASEF Young Leaders Summit
    4-8 May 2017
    Seoul, Korea

    In conjunction with the 
    6th ASEM Education Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM ME6)

    Deadline: Monday, 20 March 2017 GMT 2359


    The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) warmly invites members and alumni of Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) institutions to apply for an exciting youth project in Korea this May!

    • Please note that Yonsei University is a member institution of APRU. 


    ASEFYLS2 is the megaphone for young leaders to voice out their views and solutions for 
    youth unemployment to the political leaders of Asia and Europe



    The 2nd ASEF Young Leaders Summit (#ASEFYLS2) is an arena for idea creators and action leaders to discuss, propose and present solutions linked to the challenges of youth employment.


    ASEFYLS2 is your unusual suspect of youth conferences, as it offers:


    §  A rare melting pot of professionally, academically, and culturally diverse participants from 51 Asian and European countries? 


    §  Direct engagement with Education Ministers attending the ASEM ME6, where selected participants will present the jointly drafted Call for Action on Access to Youth Employment 


    §  An experiential platform for young leaders to learn from top-tier business representatives and academics, as well as opportunity to join skills-centred workshops 


    §  A collaborative environment to explore and propose solutions to 8 thematic angles on Access to Youth Employment: age, education, disability,finance, gender, location, social backgrounds, and technology.


    §  Contribute to the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) process and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), in particular goal 4 (on education), 5 (gender equality) and 8 (on decent work)?

    Accommodation, meals and a travel subsidy will be provided for the selected participants.

    To find more about the event and eligibility, check out the 
    ASEFYLS2 website and FAQ. Stay in the loop of the latest updates on ASEFEdu Facebook page. More questions spinning in your mind? Drop us an email at:

    Get a feel of the 1st edition of the ASEFYLS and witness the event through our video and photo album. Are you ready to jump on board?