Call for CVs: Nominations of Youth Delegates to Youth 20 Summit 2018

The Y20 Summit 2018 will take place in the province of Cordoba, Argentina from August 13th-19th  2018. The Summit will address the theme “Education for Development” and will focus on three central pillars: sustainability, gender equality and fairness. Four task forces will be established in order to allow participants to address the following topics:

  • Skills for the 21st century: education for employment, innovative educational methodologies, reducing gender and inequality gaps, teaching skills and citizenship;
  • The future of work: adapt the current labor paradigm, policies for retraining and re-skilling workforce, new technologies, welfare policies and labour policies;
  • Entrepreneurship and self-employment: social entrepreneurship, innovation and welfare effects, youth unemployment, infrastructure to foster local consumption and collaboration,  digital economy;
  • Sustainable development and circular economy: strong, sustainable and inclusive development, circular and blue economy, sustainable consumption and resource efficiency.

For more information about the summit, please check Y20 website at:

Delegates are expected to participate in pre-online discussions, as well as take part in the 2018 Summit in August. During the Summit, all delegations and individuals with proven experience and knowledge on the topics will produce a high quality position paper with policy suggestions that represent the vision and needs of young people across the G20 countries.

Against this backdrop, the organisers of Y20 Summit have asked the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency to select two (2) Youth delegates as representants. One delegate with an academic background and one delegate with the ability to implement projects and initiatives in their own country will be selected to attend the Summit. Applicants are kindly informed to note that their CVs will be submitted to the Senegal Presidency (Currently Chairing the NEPAD Heads of States sub-committee) and they have the final say on the selection of delegates.

Below are the general selection criteria for both delegates and special requirements for each profile.

Both applicants must be between:

  1. The Ages of 18 and 30;
  2. Possess deep knowledge on, at least, one of the task force topics;
  3. Have a Valid passport;
  4. Fluent English;
  5. Commitment to work 10hs a month on follow up actions of Y20 for 12 month;
  6. Non-government employee;
  7. Have Capacity and understanding of global problems with a multicultural perspective.

Academic Delegate:

  1. University studies: Bachelor and Master degree in, at least, one of the task forces topics;
  2. Have at least two (2) years of professional experience in private sector, NGOs or public administration, as consultant or in the implementation of projects or policies related to, at least, one task force;
  3. Proved interest in educational challenges and topics.

Social Leader Delegate

  1. Have at least four (4) years of professional experience in private sector, NGOs or public administration in the implementation of projects and policies related to, at least, one task force. Volunteering, full time and part-time jobs count as professional experience;
  2. Be currently an active participant of a Youth Platform, NGO or social enterprise which develop and execute projects in territory related to, at least, one task force;
  3. Show commitment and ability to develop high impact projects in their own territories;
  4. Demonstrated leadership, commitment to their organization’s or business’s success, positive attitude, initiative and perseverance;
  5. Proved interest in educational challenges and topics.

Interested and qualified applicants are kindly requested to send their CVs to Y20@AUYC.ORG on or before Sunday, March 18, 2018 at 23:59 GMT.

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