IUCN Leaders Forum 2024 in Geneva, Switzerland (Fully Funded)

Dear Applicants and Changemakers. The applications are open to apply for the IUCN Leaders Forum 2024 in Geneva, Switzerland. This is the third edition of the IUCN Leaders Forum. The first edition was in South Korea, second and third in Switzerland. The IUCN Leaders forum brings together youth, leaders, and changemakers from all around the world to discuss and find innovative solutions for environmental issues and how to achieve global goals for nature and climate. Participants will Join the Forum in Geneva from 7th to 11th October 2024.

Till now more than 500+ participants attended the forum from more than 70+ countries. IELTS is not required. Moreover, there is no application fee. All the expenses including the flight tickets will be covered by the IUCN. The forum is an opportunity for the Youth, Changemakers, and innovators who are designing or implementing innovative nature conservation or biodiversity action projects in their communities. Participants will present and pitch their projects to speakers, innovators, and global leaders. More details are given below.

Details About IUCN Leaders Forum 2024 in Geneva 

  • Host Country: Swizterland
  • Travel Dates: 7th to 11th October 2024.
  • Funded by: IUCN
  • Deadline: 28th May 2024

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Benefits for selected IUCN Leaders Forum Changemakers

  • Access to the IUCN Leadership Forum in Switzerland.
  • Free Hotel Accommodation in Geneva during the Forum.
  • Return Airfare travel Tickets to Geneva, Switzerland.
  • Meals and other expenses are covered for the duration of your stay in Geneva.
  • Exclusive opportunity to pitch your environmental action project.

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Forum Theme

Harnessing innovation, enabling conservation

Requirements to Apply

  • Open to applicants of all nationalities.
  • Young applicants from all around the world are encouraged to apply.
  • Applicants age should be between 18 and 35 years old.
  • IUCN Forum looking for a diverse pool of global changemakers to participate in the IUCN Leaders Forum.
  • Applicants should have a track record of leadership and innovation in the fields of nature conservation, biodiversity, climate change, and/or sustainable development.
  • Are currently working on an innovative solution that addresses the nature, climate, and biodiversity crises and has nature at the nexus of one or more societal challenges (e.g. energy-nature-climate nexus, food-agriculture-nature-climate nexus, transforming urban landscapes for nature and people, etc.)

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How to Apply for the IUCN Leaders Forum 2024?

IUCN is partnered with the One Young World. The applications can be submitted through the One Young World Website. The One Young World will shortlist the applicants. The official Link to the website is given below.


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