We’re looking for young leaders who are passionate about improving their communities, countries and the Pacific region! If you’re between the ages of 25-35, apply today to attend our Young Pacific Leaders conference in Papua New Guinea from 21-24 April 2020. Apply by 3 February here!
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 development. A diverse and highly selective group of young men and women will be chosen to participate in the conference from across New Zealand, the Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa, Australia, Fiji, the Federated States of Micronesia, French Polynesia, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Tokelau, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna, American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and Hawaii. Outstanding alumni of previous conferences will be invited to participate.
At the conclusion of the conference all participants and YPL alumni will be eligible to compete for small grants to support projects in their countries and the region. In addition, conference participants and the larger YPL community will participate in YPL LEADS throughout the month of May 2020, a month-long event highlighting YPL program through service-related activities in their community.
All travel, lodging and meals will be provided to selected participants. Applicants must be available to attend the full conference in April 2020, and participate in activities in May 2019.
Read more about Young Pacific Leaders here:
2019 Conference & Activities
Young Pacific Leaders conference debuts in Fiji Fiji Broadcasting
Conference aims to enhance skills of young leaders Fiji Broadcasting
46 Emerging Leaders to develop their skills Fiji Broadcasting
Young Pacific Leaders Conference underway in Fiji Pacific Media Network
Young Pacific Leaders challenged to make a difference Radio New Zealand: Dateline Pacific
Lou Tamaehu va presenter Fenua Data aux jeunes leaders du Pacifique Tahiti Nui Television
Two Samoans for the Young Pacific Leaders Conference Talamua Media & Publications
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