Call for applications fro fully funded World Youth Forum WYF 2018 in Sharm El sheikh, Egypt.

World Youth Forum is a platform built by promising youth. It sends a message of peace, prosperity, harmony, and progress to the entire world. It engages youth from around the globe in an enriching set-up, allowing them to exchange views and recommend initiatives to decision-makers and influential figures.

The forum is a chance for you to engage with top policymakers, network with promising youth from the region and the world that are determined to make our world a better place for everyone.

Host Country:
  • Egypt
Program Location:
  • Sharm el-Sheikh is an Egyptian resort town between the desert of the Sinai Peninsula and the Red Sea.
Program Duration:
  • 8 days
Program Dates:
  • 1st to 8th Novemeber 
Financial Support:
  • Round from your nearest hub to Egypt, are FULLY FUNDED by WYF, including the domestic flights within Egypt.
  • Accommodation during WYF (1st – 8th November) is FULLY FUNDED by WYF.
Forum Pillars:

The World Youth Forum program is divided into various pillars, tackling themes and topics of interest to international youth, creating a platform to express views, present ideas and share experiences throughout its sessions.

  1. Peace
  2. Development 
  3. Creativity
Eligibility Criteria:

Eligibility Criteria for a Participant:

  • Age 18 – 40 years old
  • Personal, Professional and Educational experience related to the forum discussed topics

Eligibility Criteria for a Speaker:

  • Research paper about the session’s topic. Paper should not exceed 5 pages long (Times New Roman 12, 1.5 spacing)
  • Updated CV

Eligibility Criteria for a Workshop Participant:

  • Research paper about the session’s topic. Paper should not exceed 5 pages long (Times New Roman 12, 1.4 spacing)
  • Updated Cv

Eligibility Criteria for a Model Participant:

  • Research paper about “Prospects of cooperation and integration between Arab African states” (Times New Roman 12, 1.5 spacing)
  • Updated CV

Please read FAQ for information about the program. 

Reuqired Documents:
  • Passport Scan (For Foreign Applicants)
  • National ID Scan (For Egyptian Applicants)
  • A clear photo with white background
How to Apply for World Youth Forum?
  • Click on Register Now button. 
  • Watch “Road to WYF” video explaining the registration process.

What are the registration steps?

  • Step 1: Fill in your basic Information
  • Step 2: Verify Your Email
  • Step 3: Complete your profile
  • Step 4: Get your account approved
  • Step 5: Receive your E-Invitation
  • Step 6: Choose your desired flight dates
  • Step 7: Receive your E-Ticket
  • Step 8: Apply for Visa
  • Step 9: Receive your Accommodation details
Registration Timeline:
  • Registration opens on August
  • Screening takes 2-4 weeks post submission
  • Ticket booking and Accommodation will be 2 weeks post acceptance.
Application Deadline:
  • October 15, 2018

If you are interested, please apply as per the below instructions and note that there are limited spots so fill in the application as soon as possible. We look forward to receiving you at the City of Peace Sharm El Sheikh.


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