Note For Participants

South Asian Youth Summit 2018 will be a meeting point for representatives of youths, governments, civil organizations, academic institutions, public and private foundations, international organizations and the general public. The total youth delegates will be around 450 (Break up is 40 each from each SAARC’s member states and 2 representatives each from each government with 80 from host city).

  • All delegate speakers should prepare a 10 minutes power point slides for presentation as per your action plan. Additional time of 5 minutes will be provided for Questions & Answers;
  • There are 14 Awards to be presented:
    • Best Youth Minister Award 2018
    • 3rd World Youth Prize 2018
    • 3rd World Peace Prize 2018
    • 5th Global Youth Award 2018
    • 2nd South Asian Youth Award 2018
    • Best Participant Award 2018
    • Best Speaker Award 2018
    • Best Country Award 2018
    • People’s Choice Leader Award 2018
    • Best Participant Award 2018
    • Best Ambassador Award 2018
    • Best Action Plan Award 2018
    • Best Volunteer Award 2018 (Male / Female)
    • Best Country Coordinator Award 2018
  • Registration / participation Fee is not refundable in any case;
  • Participation in the general events of the South Asian Youth Summit and specific events of the Conference, or the or all Special Sessions, or Social Programs, or Invited Speakers Programs , or Observers’ Program;
  • Participation in the South Asian Youth Summit Opening and Closing Ceremonies;
  • 4 nights of accommodation (28-11-2018 – 1-12-2018) [Check In by 12 pm (IST) (noon) & Check Out by 12 pm (noon)] [Only for Accommodation Paid Groups & Officials];
  • 4 breakfasts, 3 coffee breaks and 1 day sightseeing [Only for Accommodation Paid Groups & Officials];
  • Participation in Opening Gala Dinner and Concert of Classical music and Cultural Programs and Closing Gala Dinner;
  • Materials of the South Asian Youth Summit 2018 which includes a bag, T shirt, ID Card, Pen, Note pad, Certificate of participation with Memento;
  • Invitations to the South Asian Youth Summit 2018 required for the visa application (the electronic version is included in the package).
  • The host organizer WILL NOT provide expenses for air fare, visa and other related charges. They are the responsibility of the participants or their sponsoring agencies. It is recommended that you apply for visa as soon as possible;
  • Foreigners are not allowed / permit to go independently outside of the event venue with or without local delegates without prior information;
  • For Visa, Click here for details http://www.mfa.gov.lk/blog/visit/visit-1/;
  • Delegates from Afghanistan are subject to clarification from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of Sri Lanka;
  • To reach Colombo, Sri Lanka, click here http://www.srilanka.travel/;
  • The decision of the organizing Committee is the final.