Tunis, Tunisia

Arab Youth Council on Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals 2019

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The Arab Youth Council unites passionate young people from the Arab Region who are advocating on the topic of human rights and sustainable development goals, being determined to the change the world and secure a better future for the coming generations. It was started with the thought that Another World is needed and together it’s possible.

The Arab Youth Council on Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals 2019 will take place from 25th –29th March 2019 at Tunis, Tunisia.


The cross-cutting theme for the Arab Youth Council 2019 is “Partnering with the Youth to achieve SDGs: Moving from policy to action‟. The Arab Youth Council 2019 will facilitate a process that strengthens effective youth participation in the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of various global issues of human rights and development, referring to the process of defining and meeting the successful realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as well as discuss about Human rights and how young people can involve and support the delivery of basic human rights in their society and country.
The main aim of the forum is to explore the potential of youth population to contribute in the achievement of fundamental Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.


It brings together young delegates from all the Arab region to exchange views, share experiences on different issues, detect common preoccupations and to develop realistic action plans to rebuild communities that meet the needs and aspirations of young people.
The youth forum is expected to bring together about two hundred participants of diverse background and knowledge from the different parts of the Arabic World. The interactive panel discussions and workshops will be introduced during the event and participants will directly engage in dialogues to identify and share practical, evidence-based solutions that can support Human Rights and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


The event is being hosted by The International Youth Council friends Association in collaboration with Arab Youth University.
The International Youth Council Friends Association (IYCF) is a non-governmental organization, founded on the 14th of February 2019 in Tunis, Tunisia. The IYCF exists to promote the Sustainable Development Goals and Human Rights in the national and international scale.
The conference will also create an inclusive platform for youth enabling them to review the progress of the SDGs, share ideas, experiences and innovative approaches for effectively contributing to the SDG framework and its implementation.The event allows people to voice their ideas and concerns and make suggestions directly.


Bayram Palace: A luxury 5* Hôtel [http://palaisbayram.com] The last residence of the Ottoman Grand Muftis, the “Palais Bayram” Hotel is perfectly located in the heart of the oldest part of the historic Medina, a few steps from the Ez-Zitouna Grand Mosque and the Kasbah, on the way to Turbet-el-Bey (the royal necropolis). It is now a place of memory and relaxation, essential for a successful visit in the rich architectural, cultural and artistic past of Tunisia. The Palais Bayram is one of the rare hotels in the world that belongs to the 18th century and has been restored “à l’antique” in its volumes and with its original existing decors: painted woodwork and coffered ceilings, marble pediments and floors, earthenware and stuccoes. And two discreet walled gardens.


From 25th –29th March 2019.

Applications are open now

Application Form: https://goo.gl/z92PDm
Application deadline: 28th February 2019
Delegates need to register for the conference before 28th February, 2019, Thursday, 12:00 Am UTC +1 Tunis, Tunisia.


– Proficient in Arabic;
– Interested in international relations, development, and SDGs related fields;
– Able to participate in the entire program from 25th of March to 29th of March 2019.

Conference fees for the international delegates

– 500 USD for the Arab countries;
– 800 USD for other Nations.


The conference fee includes accommodation in Tunis for the duration of conference only. Participating delegates are responsible for their own expenses of overstay beside the time frame. The organizing committee will have the rights to choose the quality of accommodation, which if not desired by the participants may choose other at their own expenses

Food and transportation

– The Organizing Committee will provide meals during the event.
– The Organizing Committee take responsibility for arranging transportation for participants’ arrivals and departures from/to Carthage International airport.

Please, note before applying

– Applications for the Forum must be sent online during the application period.
– Only selected candidates will be responded to and be asked to make the payments.
– Registration will be confirmed only after the payment has been made.
– No refund is possible once the payment is made.


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