The international youth delegates will be selected according to these criteria:

  • Between 18 and 29;
  • Well versed in current national/international youth policies and/or development debates;
  • Willing and motivated to prepare the South Asian Youth Summit together with other young people through involving in/conducting consultations to take other young people’s views to the South Asian Youth Summit;
  • Willing to ensure follow-up to the South Asian Youth Summit through dissemination of outcomes and taking part in the implementation of the outcome document;
  • Able to work in English;
  • Supported by an organization /community that can endorse you as a delegate (whenever possible);
  • Above 29 can apply as ‘Observer’.

Please note that gender and regional balance will be taken into account in the selection.

The role of youth delegates:

  • To represent their constituencies during the South Asian Youth Summit 2018 and actively take part in the conference programme;
  • To prepare for the South Asian Youth Summit 2018 together with their constituencies through the organisation of consultations and other pre-conference programmes;
  • To actively follow-up the IYC.