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JUNE/JULY 2014 CONFLICT RESOLUTION DELEGATION TO BOSNIA (with SREBRENICA)

Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dates: June 29-July 20, 2014

Age Range: 18 - 30 (Student/Young Professional)

Application Deadline: Open/Rolling Until Filled

Program Fee: $2700 (Apply before April 15th)

Program Fee: $2900 (Applications received after April 15th)

Download Bosnia CR Delegation 2014 Program Description & Application

This program will focus specifically on the roots of conflict and the dynamics of justice, reconciliation, and peace building as experienced in Bosnia and Herzegovina more than a decade after the signing of the peace accord. In particular, participants will gain experience in conflict resolution and transformation as well as deepen their understanding of the post-conflict challenges faced by Bosnians today, especially young people from various ethnic and religious backgrounds.


AUGUST 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS DELEGATION TO BOSNIA

Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dates: July 30 - August 20, 2014

Application Deadline: Open/Rolling Until Filled

Age Range: 18 - 30 (Student/Young Professional)

Program Fee: $2700 (Apply before April 15th)

Program Fee: $2900 (Applications received after April 15th)

Download AUGUST 2014 Bosnia HUMAN RIGHTS Delegation 2014 Program Description & Application

This program will focus on how local Bosnian youth and human rights organizations (including women’s organizations, youth organizations, LGBTI-rights organizations, arts organizations, and peace-building organizations, among others) are rebuilding the country more than a decade after the signing of the peace accord. Participants will gain experience in the application of international human rights theory, as well as deepen their understanding of the post-conflict challenges faced by Bosnians today, especially young people from various ethnic and religious backgrounds.


August 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS DELEGATION TO RWANDA

Location: Rwanda

Dates: July 31 - August 21, 2014

Application Deadline: Open/Rolling Until Filled

Age Range: 18 - 35 (Student/Young Professional)

Program Fee: $2500 (Apply before April 15th)

Program Fee: $2700 (Applications received after April 15th)

Download Rwanda August 2014 Human Rights Delegation Program Description & Application

During this GYC delegation, International participants will join with Rwandan peers to learn about human rights achievements and challenges in Rwanda and the world, and to take concrete action steps together to support current and future efforts for human rights protection and promotion, both in Rwanda and abroad. Through a combination of workshops, site visits, advocacy meetings, and volunteer service with grassroots NGOs, we will learn and act on numerous key human rights issues in Rwanda, including but not limited to: gender and human rights, human rights of children, LGBTI populations, historically marginalized indigenous groups, refugees, domestic workers, poverty reduction, public health, juvenile justice, freedom of expression and the arts. In advance of and during the delegation, all participants will examine the roots of the 1994 Rwandan genocide, and see how its legacy has impacted the country and its people, particularly Rwandan youth, and also how the country is attempting to rebuild today.


OCTOBER 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE USA PROGRAM
in New York City

Location: NYC

Dates: Oct 8 - 15, 2014

Held during the opening month of the UN General Assembly and over Columbus Day Weekend, this program will bring young leaders from New York City together with visiting young leaders from the greater USA and other countries (including post-genocide countries such as Bosnia-Herzegovina and Rwanda) in a special summit to explore the human rights situation in New York City, the U.S., and the world.

Visiting Participant Age Range: 18 - 30 (Student/Young Professional)

Visiting Participant Application Deadline: May 15, 2014 (Early Deadline)

Visiting Participant Program Fee: US $800 (Apply by May 15, 2014 * Program Fee is $950 for Applications received after May 15, 2014)

Download VISITING Participant Application

Local Participant Age Range: 15 - 25 (Student/Young Professional)

Local Participant Application Deadline: June 1, 2014 (Early Deadline)

Local Participant Program Fee: US $400 (Apply by June 1, 2014 * Program Fee is $500 for Applications received after June 1, 2014)

Limited scholarships available for participants who apply before June 1st. Read the program description and application document (below) for more information about our scholarships.

Download LOCAL Participant Application




GENERAL DELEGATION INFORMATION

Curious about what GYC's delegations are like?  Visit the links below.

Testimonials from Past Participants
Frequently Asked Questions

Please do not hesitate to contact us at (845) 657-3273 or contact@globalyouthconnect.org if you have any questions.  Thank you for your interest!
 


WHERE WE WORK

International

Bhutanese Refugees

Bosnia

Cambodia

El Salvador

Global

Guatemala

Jordan

Nepal

Rwanda
Venezuela
 

United States
New York City

Hudson Valley - New York

 


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