Call for Participants- The 6th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water 2017 in Korea
Call for Participants toward the 6th Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water
The Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water
The Asia Pacific Youth Parliament for Water (APYPW) is a gathering of youth delegates
representing different countries within the Asia Pacific region.
The APYPW is to bring a diversity of young voices together toward global water issues and in the process encouraging them to deeply ponder and investigate pragmatic solutions for water-related challenges that are confronted today.
By offering a variety of programs and activities from international conferences, replicating congressional actions, young delegates of each country will increase their awareness on water problems, strengthening their youth networks to address the environmental crisis.
❙ Participants Undergraduate and graduate students in the Asia Pacific region
* Including students on leave of absence
* Foreign students studying in Korea are welcome to participate
❙ Date 14th(Mon.) ~ 17th(Thu.) August 2017 (3 nights 4 days)
❙ Venue UNIST(Ulsan National Institute of Science & Technology), Republic of Korea
* Participants are provided with meals and dormitory accommodations during the period
❙ Discussion on how to solve the water crises that the Asia Pacific region faces
based on Country Reports
❙ Plenary Session of APYPW(Adaptation of the APYPW declaration)
❙ Water lectures given by specialists, Conversations between experts and youth
❙ Site visit, Social networking
❙ Award Ceremony
Aplication and Selection
- Application period: 7(Wed.) June ∼ 18:00 9m (UTC+9) 4(Tue.) July 2017
- How to apply
① Visit the apypw homepage(www.apypw.org)
② Fill out the application form
③ Click the submit button
- The submitted application forms will be screened and 80 participants will be selected.
* Criteria of the screening: Sense of purpose, understanding and interest on water,
experiences on relative activities, language proficiency (English), etc.
- The announcement of the participants: 7(Fri.) July, 2017 on the homepage
Awards and Benefits
❙ Criteria Contributions, Leadership, Cooperation, Consideration and Boosting the
morale of their team
❙ Awards and Benefits
- The awardee of the ‘Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Korea’
will be granted with
· A trip to participate 2017 Amsterdam International Water Week, Netherlands as the
representatives of the APYPW.
· Given merits in the internship recruiting of the 'Korea Environment Corporation' and
'Korea Environmental Industry Technology Institute'
- Those who win the Award given by the Wilo Foundation can enjoy the privilege of
visiting the Wilo Foundation in Dortmund, Germany.
- All participants will be given a certificate of participation and gifts.