IMPORTANT REMINDERS:

  • Online submissions are preferred.
  • Do not submit application documents in .zip or .rar file.
  • Please carefully read the instructions on how to apply. The NYC will not be responsible for lost applications or applications sent to the wrong email addresses.
  • Please read this briefer first before asking questions.

The All-China Youth Federation will convene the 4th Asian-African Youth Festival on October 15-19, 2019 in Beijing, China.  With the theme: “Youth Unite for Great Future”, the festival will cover the Asian-African Entrepreneurship Forum and the Asian-African Youth Partner Cooperation Fair.  The program aims to promote mutual understanding, practical exchange and cooperation/collaboration among youth of Asian and African countries.

The National Youth Commission will be sending three (3) youth delegates to the program.

Qualifications for Youth Delegates:

  • Filipino citizen (residing in the Philippines)
  • 18-35 years old
  • Philippine passport holder (valid until April 20, 2020)
  • Preferably a youth leader in areas of politics, enterprises, culture, sports, education, media and NGO
  • Must be able to attend the pre-departure briefing on October 14,  2019 at the NYC Central Office in Quezon City
  • Must be willing to be an NYC volunteer or to participate in post-program activities

Requirements:

Expenses:

  • The organizer will shoulder the delegates’ international airfare (Manila-Beijing-Manila), meals, accommodation, and local transportation in China.
  • Delegates will shoulder their travel expenses from their residence (province) to NAIA and back, as well as their accommodation in Manila for the pre-departure briefing.

The following are automatically disqualified:

  1. Participants of NYC-coordinated international programs from October 19, 2014 until the present whose airfare, accommodation, and meals were paid for by the organizer; and
  2. Participants of NYC-coordinated international programs from October 19, 2016 until the present whose airfare was shouldered by the participants and whose accommodation and meals were paid for by the organizer.
  3. NYC International Programs Beneficiaries who have not completed their volunteer work hours.
  4. Previous NYC International Programs Beneficiaries who have not submitted or accomplished the required post-program documents

How to apply:

  • FOR ONLINE APPLICATIONS: Submit documents in PDF File to socialmarketingdivision.nyc@gmail.com (with Subject Heading: APPLICATION: AAYF2019
  • Do not send application documents in .zip or .rar file.
  • If you chose to submit online, you do not need to send or submit hard copies of your application documents.
  • FOR PERSONAL APPLICATIONS: Submit your documents to NATIONAL YOUTH COMMISSION, THE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS UNIT, 3rd Floor West Insula Building, West Avenue, Quezon City, 1105.
  • FOR SUBMISSION THRU COURIER: Send your documents to: NATIONAL YOUTH COMMISSION, THE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMS UNIT, 3rd Floor West Insula Building, West Avenue, Quezon City, 1105.
  • Applicants are advised to strictly follow the instructions for submission. The NYC will not be responsible for application documents which will be lost or sent to wrong e-mail addresses.
  • Deadline for submission is 5:00 PM / August 15, 2019.

Inquiries:

  • Please send all queries to socialmarketingdivision.nyc@gmail. with subject heading “QUERY: AAYF2019”.
  • Please get in touch with the NYC International Programs Unit at telephone numbers (02) 4268733.
  • The NYC reserves the right not to respond to questions whose answers are already stated in this briefer or in the application form.