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Youth to Sustainabilty Summit Leadershift the city 5-8 June 2014


AIESEC International

About

AIESEC

AIESEC is the global youth network impacting the world through leadership development experiences. AIESEC has been facilitating youth leadership activities as well as international internships & volunteer experiences for over 65 years, developing a global learning environment across 124 countries & territories.

What We

Envision

Peace and fulfilment of humankind's potential.


AIESEC International

AIESEC始s

Scope

AIESEC is a global, non-political, independent, not-for-profit organization run by students and recent graduates of institutions of higher education. Our members are interested in world issues, leadership and management. AIESEC does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, gender, sexual orientation, creed, religion, national, ethnic or social origin.


AIESEC Hong Kong

AIESEC in

Hong Kong

With the establishment of the first Local Committee (LC) in the University of Hong Kong, AIESEC Hong Kong was introduced in 1967. Together, we have created more than 500 team memberships from 7 LCs in Hong Kong, including:

The University of Hong Kong Chinese University Hong Kong Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Hong Kong Baptist University City University of Hong Kong Hong Kong Polytechnic University Lingnan University


AIESEC Conference

A Platform for all

AIESEC conferences offer a platform for delegates all around the world to discuss controversial issues. Not only can one interact with people from different backgrounds, experiencing cultural shock, but also learning new perspectives to global affairs offered by people from other countries. AIESEC conferences are there to facilitate such exchanges among delegates; one may experience cultural differences and pick up the skills of give and take.

A Place of Inspiration Throughout conferences, delegates are not left with excluded discussions but exposed to a variety of talks and workshops where professionals and experts from different disciplines share their points of view. Such talks offer the best guidance and hopefully give delegates insights to their discussions. AIESEC conferences are there to inspire and motivate delegates to think beyond their comfort zones.


14 0 2 S Y f o s t c a f l a r Gene

What is Youth to Sustainability Summit Youth to Sustainability Summit (YS) is an international platform for young leaders of tomorrow to explore, study and discuss local and global social issues and propose desirable and constructive ideas for policy consideration in society. By the end of the Summit, there will be a Youth Charter as the consensus of the young leaders across the globe on a common vision and possible action steps by various stakeholders. Details We are targeting 350 youth leaders from secondary schools to universities to join us in this coming summer,


LeaderShift

City

the

THEME

LeaderShift is a radical change from one way of thinking to another. The term emerges as a title for a book when David Mersher, the successful CEO of IndyTech turned things around and created stunning results in America. We hope that the same can be applied here in Hong Kong.It is a revolutionary transformation that our youth needs for finding, recognizing and creating their future.


Objectives of YS2014 "Youth to Sustainability Summit" is an AIESEC international conference which aims to: 1. Awaken youth to their ability and role in being a change agent and thus making positive changes in our society 2. Provide a platform where young leaders come together to voice their concerns on major world and local issues and generate new, actionable ideas about the future with a creative and critical mindset


In order to enhance youth competi-

Government always advocates the

tiveness, education plays an active

importance of sustainable develop-

role on human capital development.

ment, which is striking balance be-

However, do universities provide

tween different aspects. Think again!

good environment for students to

Are we really on the right track to

equip certain knowledge, skills and

achieve sustainable living environ-

attitude?

ment?

4 committees of YS 2014

The committee looks into the root

As Hong Kong economic competi-

causes of problems (Poverty, adoles-

tiveness is decreasing relatively and

cent problems, welfare resources

facing many uprising competitors,

planning and allocation for elderly)

the committee investigates the prob-

and explores youth’s role in society in

lems and brainstorms ways to break

alleviating those problems through dif-

through the bottlenecks in order to

ferent approaches.

maintain the competitiveness and sustainability in economic aspect.


Benefits of joining YS 2014

A Chance to Understand more about Society As future leaders of Hong Kong, teenagers should know what is going on in the city. In your daily life, your hectic schedule may keep you too busy to heed what happens in our society. Here is the chance, YS provides different workshops and invites different guests to discuss hot topics with all of you in different committees that you have chosen. Through YS, young leaders will be given a chance to learn beyond classrooms, voice out your ideas and do more for our society.


A Chance of Cultural Interaction

YS 2014 consists of local delegates and international delegates, so it is a great chance for you to have a cultural interaction with international students. Through discussion with foreigners, you can compare our society with them in order to know how Hong Kong can perform better in the future. Moreover, it is a great chance to make friends with foreigners from all around the world in order to broaden your social circle which is beneficial to your academics or even future career.


A RELAXED ATMOSPHERE Common Element in YS 2014 During YS 2014, delegates can discuss and voice out their opinions freely. If you want to learn more, you can just discuss with others during the conference. Moreover, delegates not only can express their ideas in a relaxed atmosphere, but also can have fun with other delegates during the party time.


How

to Apply

for YS 2014

Date: Conference Fee: HKD 450

Special Offer HKD 800 for 2 HKD 1100 for 3

Please fill in the application form by 9/5/2014 (GMT+8 23:59) at https://podio.com/webforms/7233181/553339.

*Conference fee will cover all meals during conference. *No accommodation is provided. *We will provide you with more details once you are accepted as a delegate.


Delegate Mailer Be the GLOBAL YOUTH VOICE. Be the CHANGE AGENTS to the society. #1 Apply NOW for Youth to Sustainability Summit 2014! Contact us Email: youthsummit.enquiries@aiesec.hk Website: www.youthsummithk.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YouthSummitHK Weibo: http://goo.gl/OwSpf0 Ren Ren: http://goo.gl/UVPtCb Twitter: AIESEC in Hong Kong

Profile for YS2014

YS 2014 Local delegate mailer #1  

This is the delegate mailer for local delegates of Youth to Sustainability Summit 2014, held by AIESEC Hong Kong. The delegate mailer provid...

YS 2014 Local delegate mailer #1  

This is the delegate mailer for local delegates of Youth to Sustainability Summit 2014, held by AIESEC Hong Kong. The delegate mailer provid...

Profile for ys2014
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