Young Leaders @ 2019 Yushan Forum

The Taiwan-Asia Exchange Foundation (TAEF), through the Taiwan-Asian Young Leaders Engagement (TAYLE), is inviting young Taiwanese, South and Southeast Asian professionals and scholars (ages 25-35) who have a passion for Asian affairs to participate in the annual Yushan Forum (October 8 to 9) and Taiwan’s National Day celebrations (October 10). Prospective participants should have an interest in one of the following program themes: inclusive healthcare, agriculture and food security, civil-society empowerment, technology and innovation, best practices and good governance, cultural diversity, youth leadership, and transnational cooperation networks.

Project component: Participants will be required to submit a reflective commentary (1,000 to 1,500 words) on their experience within one (1) week after the conclusion of the activity, preferably touching on at least one of the program themes.

Logistics: TAEF will cover the costs of round-trip tickets (economy) and accommodations for the inclusive dates.

PPLICATION DEADLINE: September 6, 2019, 00:00 GMT+08 (Taipei Time)

The tentative schedule is as follows:

10/07 – Arrival and Check-in
10/08 – Yushan Forum Opening Ceremony and Day 1
10/09 – Yushan Forum Day 2
10/10 – National Day Celebrations; TAYLE Socials
10/11 – Check-out and Departure

[IMPORTANT: Applicants should be at least 25 years old and no older than 35 years old by October 8, 2019. You must also be a citizen of Taiwan or any South or Southeast Asian country. Due to the large volume of applications we receive, those who do not meet these qualifications will NOT be considered.]

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