Applications are invited for the 2016 Riau International Youth Summit in Indonesia taking place in Pekanbaru, Riau, Indonesia from November 24th – 28th 2016. The Summit is designed for young people from over the world to foster mutual understanding through dialogue and to deliberate development issues in our and their own country. It is a collaboration of Youth and Sport Department of Riau Province, PCMI Riau, and KNPI in bringing together 150 youths who have brilliant ideas, creativity, and innovation.
The summit engages selected youth into discussion and evidence sharing of youth work in their homeland. Moreover, the summit encourages the participants to work on issues from topics available, namely Education and Youth Entrepreneurship. The output from the summit will be developed to be appropriate strategies to address issues of above mentioned subjects to local government or to be continuously executed individually or together by the summit participants.
The RIYS 2016 theme is “International Youth Movement” with sub-themes:
- Youth Entrepreneurship: Creative Industry
- Education: Creative Learning
The goals of this program are to introduce Riau as a gathering place for youths with creativity and innovative ideas, find solutions to the problem have been sub-themes and establish cooperation among the youths all over the world.
The facilities that will be provided by the committee during the program are :
- Accommodation, food and local transportation
- Certificate for all participants
- Reward for many categories
*Participant only has to pay for air travel fare from their respective country to Pekanbaru
- Best essay sub-theme: Youth Entrepreneur $375
- Best essay sub-theme: Education $375
- Best participant: Medal + merchandise + certificate
- Best action plans project: Medal + merchandise + certificate
- Best culture performance: Medal + merchandise + certificate