Bangladesh Youth Leadership Center (BYLC) will host a four-day-long Youth Leadership Summit 2021 from August 4 to 7.
The Summit aims at mobilizing youth to take a step forward in building a country that provides equitable opportunities for all citizens, not just for the privileged few.
The virtual summit, supported by MJF and UK aid, will bring together 400 youth selected from all over the country.
Participants will have the opportunity to network, learn, and practice adaptive leadership and 21st century life skills, and design initiatives that can help create an inclusive Bangladesh.
BYLC will accept applications for the summit until June 12, to apply and more information visit- https://bylc.org/yls2021/.
"In 2021, Bangladesh celebrated the golden jubilee of independence and also qualified to graduate into a developing nation from the LDC status after 45 years,” said Imran Chowdhury, senior manager operations and RME, BYLC.
“However, to prepare us well for the transition and ensure an inclusive sustainable development harnessing the demographic dividend of our country, we need to empower the youth and ensure inclusiveness and equality in society”, he said.
This year, delegates at the summit will be listening to the voices of marginalized youth for crafting solutions together to achieve inclusivity in terms of opportunities to work, exercising equal rights, and access to better health, livelihood, education, and skills development within society.