A future-oriented training for young leaders
If you are a young student, professional, or graduate, this Forum is a place to discuss the future with experts from the United Nations and other international NGOs.
You will have the opportunity to connect with top leaders, build your skills, and make a difference in the world. Together, you will explore strategies to help create jobs for youth, so societies and economies can build back better.
Do you want to help build a sustainable post-pandemic society? Sign up for the Forum today.
Learn from UN officials and international experts
Earn your ITCILO certificate of participation
This course is for young professionals who are interested in international development, decent work, and human rights. Participants may include students, recent graduates, and junior professionals.
You will explore different possible futures and work toward building the best one.
Three areas of study for the Forum are:
Participants will be challenged to imagine their preferable futures, which may include:
I attended an ITCILO training and got in touch with people at the ILO who were working on topics I was interested in. These training activities enable you to meet people and really get to know them at a different level.
Speakers will spark conversations about the impact of COVID-19 on global youth employment, the current youth employment crisis, and strategies for support.
Participants that take this course expand their networks and their ideas for the future.
Here are three things you’ll be able to do after taking this course:
This course is designed for a multitude of young professionals, from university students studying development to junior UN officials looking for new connections.
Here are three reasons to take this course:
This three-week course includes 40 learning hours. Upon completion, you will receive a certificate of achievement.
Week 1: Pre-Forum phase, 15 hours, 10 to 14 August
In breakout groups, you will imagine the future and describe your predictions for 2030, especially as related to SDG 8.
Week 2: Online event, 15 hours, 17 to 21 August
Using virtual reality, you will join elective sessions about employment promotion for youth post COVID-19. You will also participate in a knowledge sharing event where youths will exhibit ideas and innovations to overcome the COVID-19 crisis.
Week 3: Post-Forum e-coaching, 10 hours, 24 to 28 August
Young people will speak about how and why they decided to work in the field of international development and share information about their latest projects.