The Youth Assembly (YA) is a unique committee of international students representing highly motivated, critical, open minded and creative individuals from around the world. We are committed to discussing critical and global challenges, and to finding solutions together. The multicultural character of this assembly ensures a wide range of opinions, perspectives, and experiences, and a unique learning environment that produces a multitude of distinguished solutions.
The BERMUN Youth Assembly strives to:
This year the YA has chosen the theme “Strengthening Engagement in Civil Society through Continuous Cooperation and Grassroot Activism.”
The YA leadership team is excited to include around 30 students each year. To help us select participants, we ask that each student complete a YA application.
A YA applicant will only be considered for the conference if all FOUR of the following tasks have been completed by DEADLINE: June 8th.
Complete BERMUN Website YA application
Complete Letter of Motivation (100-300 words): Answer the following questions so the YA Team will have a clear picture of your ambitions. Submit it with the online application in the space provided.
Write an Personal Statement regarding conference contribution (200-400 words): Describe the opportunities for civil engagement in your community, i.e. school, neighborhood etc. Submit this proof of your knowledge about the topic with the online application in the space provided. The following questions may help you.
Submit a Director Reference Letter
Please ask your director to submit a letter of recommendation containing relevant information about your academic discourse and interest and/or involvement in civic society to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your director should include your name and the name of your school in the subject line of the email.
Reminder: applications and/or recommendation letters submitted after June 8th will not be considered for a position.
For further information please contact the Youth Assembly Directors via email at email@example.com
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