Call for Applications for the International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads in China

Source:UNESCO   Date:2019-01-28

UNESCO, in collaboration with the National Commission of People’s Republic of China for UNESCO, is pleased to invite young women and men aged 18-30 years, from countries along the maritime and terrestrial Silk Roads to participate in the Third International Youth Forum on Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Roads (IYF3), to be held in Changsha and Nanjing, 31 March to 6 April 2019.

The IYF3 is focusing on the theme “Youth Creativity and Innovation in the Age of Media Arts” with objectives to:

·provide young people an opportunity to voice their interests and concerns on advancing creativity through the promotion of tangible and intangible cultural heritage towards a sustainable future, utilizing the Media Arts as tools and vectors for this purpose.

·seek to mobilize youth inclusion in the cultural and creative industries that promote our common heritage through the vast array of Media Arts.

Interested applicants for the IYF3, who are between the ages of 18 to 30 and coming from a country along the terrestrial and maritime Silk Roads in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe and North America, the Arab States, and the Asia and Pacific region, are strongly encouraged to submit applications as requested.

Deadline: applicants should complete and return the application form and send it to sends e-mail) by midnight Beijing time (GMT +8) on 15 February 2019.