International Diaspora Youth Leadership Conference 2011, Belgrade, Serbia on July 15th-16th, 2011

Venue: Sava Centar

Location: Belgrade, Serbia, Other

Event Date/Time: Jul 15, 2011 End Date/Time: Jul 16, 2011
Registration Date: Jul 15, 2011
Early Registration Date: Apr 15, 2011
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Conference Overview

The International Diaspora Youth Leadership Conference brings together future leaders from 26 countries representing youth from five continents from universities, business, government, NGOs, education and the cultural sector for a unique two-day experience aimed at broadening their perspectives on study, work, leadership, and their origin countries.

This is a first-of-a-kind idea that is aiming to foster greater awareness and understanding between young Serbians in Diaspora and Serbia.
Conference Discussions Highlights

* Diaspora Youth Leadership Development
* Capacity Building for Young People and Youth Leaders
* Youth and Economic Development
* Image of Serbians in a Global Context: Sport, Music, Art
* Global Networks and Collaborations
* Overcome Poverty, Violence
* Health (HIV/AIDS, Polio, Child Mortality and other diseases)
* Youth Entrepreneurship
* Youth Volunteerism
* International Exchange Programs
* Peace Building and Early Warning Response to Conflict
* Young People and ICT

Our Objectives

* To exchange ideas and information aimed establishing linkages between Europe, Canada, USA and Australia and Serbia.
* To enhance cultural awareness and identity
* To share different perspectives through provocative panel presentations, stimulating roundtable discussions and informal networking opportunities
* To emphasize the crucial contribution that Serbian youth in the Diaspora can make, as well as help youth into the future with a spirit of leadership and commitment.
* To build a stronger sense of collaboration among themselves.
* To seek acquaintances and galvanize bases for the continued co-operation and brotherhood/ sisterhood with all those who have the wellbeing and interest of Serbia people at heart.

Why You Should Attend

* Expand your abilities
* Challenge yourself and go beyond your boundaries
* Gain knowledge, personal growth and development, and expertise
* Learn from your peers
* Meet lots of new people
* Friday Night Entertainment

What You Will Learn

* To define and develop your leadership abilities.
* To create model partnerships for youth, education, business and technology projects to further peace, well-being and community action and resilience.
* To build lasting international knowledge networks opportunities with your peers and meet others from around the world.
* To encourage leadership and enhancing the sense of making a difference in the lives of other people.
* To identify key learning, promising practices, gaps, and action priorities and recommendations


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