Applications for the GCM Global Youth Summit 2016 are now open!

Global changemakers - February 28th, 2016

Are you a Changemaker? Apply for our Global Youth Summit!

Good News: the Global Youth Summit will take place 24-30 July in Switzerland, and we are accepting applications!



We will be bringing 60 Changemakers aged 18 to 23 for a life-changing week of training sessions, networking and workshops.

We are supported by the Mercator Foundation Switzerland.

In order to apply you must fill in an online application and if you wish, send us a two-minute video describing your efforts to bring about a positive change in your communities and about your ambitions.




The application process is now live. 

Who is eligible?

We are looking for (aspiring) Changemakers. Participants must be between 18 and 24 years of age on the dates of the summit.

What do I need to do?

Fill in an online application form. Should you want to read the questions on the form before you actually go online, you can find the pdf here.

What does the program cover in terms of expenses?

If you are selected, your flight (from your country’s main airport), board and lodging costs will be covered for the duration of the summit.

Additional personal expenses, as well as visas to enter Switzerland (for those who require one) will not be covered.


*If you want to bring about positive change to the world, but do not know where to start, we advise you to have a look at our training tools and get some insights, knowledge and inspiration to start your journey as a Global Changemaker.








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