Registration

What qualifications do I need to attend the GYF19?
  • Have between 18 and 35 years old
  • Be a young entrepreneur/professional
  • Have some knowledge about the cooperative movement and/or about different youth movements and organizations
  • Be motivated to improve your professional knowledge and skills
How can I register?

Please follow the registration tab located in the right corner of this website. If you cannot find the Registration tab anymore, that means the registration process is now closed.

Is my participation guaranteed?

Your selection is not guaranteed as it depends on the number of applications received and your qualifications.

I registered on the website, does this mean I will attend the event?

Registration on the website only reflects your interest in attending the event. However, it does not necessarily guarantee your attendance as this depends on a number of factors:

  • Number of applications received
  • Qualifications of the applicants and their relation to the theme of the event

Logistics

What does the Global Youth Forum cover?

The GYF provides and covers:

-  accommodation from Sunday 21st to Thursday 25th of July 2019 ( both days included).

- transportation from the airport to the venue and return as long as you leave on the 26th of July 2019.

- Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Are flights to and from Sri Lanka covered?

Selected participants will have to cover their own flight expenses to and from Sri Lanka.

Can applicants apply for a bursary for their flight expenses?

Yes, applicants will have the possibility of applying for a bursary to help them cover part of the cost of their flight ticket. To be eligible for the bursary:

- the applicant should send the original boarding passes and invoice of the tickets to the GYF team.

- Please note that: The bursary will not cover 100% of the flight costs and it will be sent to the selected applicant only after the event provided that the eligibility rules are followed.

Visa

Do I need a visa to enter in Sri Lanka?

Please check with the embassy of Sri Lanka in your country of origin if you need a visa or not.

Does the GYF covers the visa costs?

The GYF will not cover the visa costs but we will provide an invitation letter and assist you with the visa process if needed.

Health

Do I need a health insurance?

 If you are an international participant, the GYF strongly encourages you to ensure that you are covered by an international health insurance.

Do I need any vaccination to enter Sri Lanka?

Please check vaccination needs with the Sri Lankan embassy or the Minister of Foreign Affairs in your country of origin.

Does the GYF cover the health insurance and the vaccination costs?

GYF does not cover any type of health insurance or vaccination costs.