FAQ Y2Y

To participate in the 3rd International Youth to Youth Summit in Dubai, you have to:

  • be a citizen of any country across the world
  • be no younger than 18 and no older than 35 years old
  • demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and potential to become a key leader in your community
  • have passion to create positive social change and willingness to use Y2Y experience in your leadership position
  • have some experience active either in politics (local, national, or international), civil society organizations, media, the business sector, local communities, faith based movements, and other fields
  • have a good working knowledge of written and spoken English
The deadline for the application process is on the 23rd of December, 2016
The participation fee is 300 EUR that covers accommodation, food, materials for sessions. The participation cost has been set with a view that it is considerably affordable for participants coming from all backgrounds. However, international participants are expected to cover their return traveling expenses and visa costs.
Every year we are working on extension of amount of travel scholarships for outstanding international delegates but the details will be released only to selected candidates. If you require financial assistance, please mark it in your application and we will get back to you with more information in case you are selected.
We believe that by helping participants to fundraise money for their own travel costs is more useful than just providing a financial support. Y2Y fundraising team is ready to consult and advise you on successful sponsorship or crowdfunding campaigns. Therefore if only money stops you from applying, don’t worry! We will help you!
Announcement of all successful candidates will be done by the 15th of January, 2017
An electronic version of acceptance letter will be issued to all shortlisted candidates. It can be used for your visa application, but it is personal responsibility of the applicant to obtain a visa in time for the Summit. It is crucial to start as soon as possible since application process may take some time.
The program of the Summit will be intense, therefore if you want to visit UAE and Dubai in particular, we advise you to arrive a few days before the Summit or stay a few days longer after the event. If you would like to book additional nights at the official accommodation of the event, please contact organizers.