Apply now! Young Pacific Leaders Conference 2019

Young Pacific Leaders Conference 2019.

We’re looking for young Maori and Pacific Islanders who are passionate about improving their communities and countries! If you’re between the ages of 25-35, apply today to attend our Young Pacific Leaders conference in Fiji in March. Apply by 2 DECEMBER here!

More Information:

The sixth Young Pacific Leaders Conference in Suva, Fiji will take place the first week of March 2019 through a partnership between Cultural Vistas and the U.S. Department of State.

This comprehensive conference will provide emerging Pacific leaders, ages 25-35, with new skills and knowledge to advance the region’s economic vibrancy and civic engagement, thereby contributing to regional security and development. A diverse and highly selective group of 42 young men and women from across the independent Pacific states, Australia, New Zealand and the United States will be chosen to participate in the conference. Outstanding alumni of previous conferences will be invited to participate. At the conclusion of the conference all participants will be eligible to compete for small grants to support projects in their countries and the region.  All travel, lodging and meals will be provided to selected participants. Applicants must be available to participate in the virtual activities in February 2019, attend the full conference in March 2019, and participate in activities in May 2019.

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Read more about past activities here:

Young Pacific Leaders Small Grants Program 2018
U.S. State Department Announces 2018 Young Pacific Leaders Grant Recipients
The fifth Young Pacific Leaders Conference in Honolulu—January 16-18, 2018
Pacific’s ‘Future Leaders’ Gather in Auckland, 2015
Future Leaders of the Pacific 2014

Click here for the full details and Eligibility.