UNESCO World Heritage Young Professionals Forum is a fully funded opportunity in India organized under the theme World Heritage in the 21st Century: Building Capacities and Exploring Opportunities for Youth. This youth forum 2024 will help young professionals become more knowledgeable and capable of protecting, maintaining, and advancing the cultural and natural heritage. They will look for ways to operationalize the World Heritage Convention for the twenty-first century, as important players in their local communities.

Along with discussing and learning in-depth information about the global ideas of sustainable development and world heritage, participants will also have the chance to become acquainted with the local Indian heritage and its management. The 46th session of the World Heritage Committee will hear the young professionals’ presentation of their Declaration at the end of this international Forum.

During this UNESCO Youth Forum 2024, there will be a range of lectures, roundtables, debates, and site visits led by local and international experts. The young professionals will jointly evaluate the potential to maintain heritage with a strategy based on community involvement and collective participation. During this UNESCO convention for international students, they will also get the chance to see the Qutb Minar and its monuments, the Red Fort Complex, and Humayun’s Tomb, three World Heritage sites in Delhi.

The forum subthemes include recognizing the successes and obstacles of the World Heritage Convention: The effects of climate change on World Heritage locations. Combining cutting-edge technology with communities to promote World Heritage-Using World Heritage protection as a collaborative approach and promoting youth entrepreneurship and sustainable tourism and development in India and other parts of the world. All geared up for this cultural and historical event? Apply now on the link provided below.

UNESCO World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2024 in India:

Host Country:

  • Saudi Arabia.

Host Organization:

  • UNESCO World Heritage Convention.

UNESCO Forum Duration:

  • The duration of this international youth forum is 10 days.

Young Professionals Forum:

  • 14 to 23 July 2024 in Delhi, Republic of India.

Benefits of the UNESCO World Heritage Forum in India 2024:

  • Fully Funded opportunity.
  • Airfare will be provided.
  • Meals will be given by the host organization.
  • Accommodation will be free of cost.
  • Chance to explore Indian heritage and culture.
  • Visit historical sites.

Eligibility Criteria of the UNESCO World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2024:

Applicants applying must:

  • Be 23-32 years of age.
  • Have experience in World Heritage, conservation, archaeology, architecture, conservation, urban planning & regeneration, restoration, art history, tourism, climate change, and digital technology.
  • Be able to apply the learnings of the forum in their home countries.
  • Be physically present on the forum dates.
  • Have English proficiency as the forum will be in English.

How to Apply for the UNESCO World Heritage Forum 2024:

  • Write your answers only in the English language.
  • Fill in the online application form.
  • Provide your details.
  • Mention your education and background information in the form.
  • Describe why you want to attend this forum and what benefit you will gain.
  • Explain how your current work is relevant to the theme of this forum in up to 4000 characters.
  • Upload your CV and passport-size photograph.
  • Upload any supporting documents.
  • Agree to terms and conditions.
  • Submit your application.

Documents Required for the 2024 UNESCO Youth Forum:

All the documents must be in the English language.

  • Professional CV in PDF Format (2 pages only)
  • A scanned copy of the passport-size photograph.
  • Passport number.
  • Any supporting documents like certifications, language proficiency scores, or training certificates.

UNESCO Forum Deadline:

  • The last date to apply for the UNESCO World Heritage Young Professionals Forum is 30th April 2024.

Apply Now Official Link

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