4th UNCTAD Youth Forum Applications

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Young students or professionals between the ages of 18 and 30 will have the opportunity to discuss ongoing technological innovations, transformation of industries, education for the future and the growing importance of soft skills - in particular the need for collaboration to address complex issues at scale and create a more resilient global economy.

The Forum will take place as part of the 8th World Investment Forum 2023.

Young leaders will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in dynamic conversations in the form of deep dive sessions, Youth o’clock, creative problem-solving workshops, projects presented by youth, and networking.

Outcomes of the Forum will feed into COP28 and other future major events.


All candidates will be subject to strict selection criteria.

Please read carefully the guidelines on how to apply to the 4th UNCTAD Youth Forum.


Application deadline is 30 June 2023

Successful applicants will receive further instructions on how to register for the Youth Forum.