UNESCO MGIEP 2019 World Youth Conference on Kindness (Fully Funded to New Delhi, India)


The first World Youth Conference on Kindness -Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Gandhi for the Contemporary World is bringing together 100 rigorously selected young leaders, and experts from around the world to expound.

The first year of the Conference profoundly coincides with the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. This is significant as the pursuit of peace through the practice of truth, nonviolence, compassion and kindness is Gandhi’s gift to the world.


Young leaders aged 18-35 (as of 1 August 2019), who are involved in the domains of education, Social and Emotional learning, Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), Global Citizenship Education (GCED), peace education, non-violence, youth engagement, policy influence, peace and conflict resolution and related fields.


Limited number of applicants will receive travel sponsorship, with special preference given to applications from developing countries. UNESCO MGIEP will provide round trip air tickets between the participants’ nearest airport and New Delhi, India as well as accommodation and meals.

Please note that participants are responsible for their domestic transportation, visa application and traveler’s insurance. If you can cover your round trip airfares, please check the box in the application form. Accommodation and meals will be provided to all selected participants.

How to apply

You will need to share the following information as part of the application process, so please keep at hand:

  • Your contact details and personal information
  • A 3-minute video explaining why we should choose you! Please upload this as a private video to YouTube and share the private link with us in the application form
  • Apply for the Conference with this LINK : https://unesco-mgiep.typeform.com/to/mGIvKH
  • Successful and unsuccessful applicants will be informed of the selection results via email in first week of July 2019 

Deadline for applications: 30 June 2019

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