A Pre-Forum Youth Workshop will be organized on 7-8 December ahead of the 2nd Global NCD Alliance Forum from 9-11 December 2017, in Sharjah, the United Arab Emirates on the theme of Stepping up the pace on NCDs: making 2018 count.
The Global NCD Alliance Forum 2017 will be held by the NCD Alliance in partnership with local host organization – Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP) and under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al-Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of Friends of Cancer Patients, International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC and Patron of the First Global NCD Alliance Forum.
The youth workshop aims to support the meaningful engagement of youth advocates in the Forum proceedings and the global NCD movement in the long term. Youth delegates from across the world will work together to enrich and energise civil society advocacy activities leading up to the UN High-level Meeting on NCDs in 2018.
The Forum’s Youth Planning Committee has announced a Call for Applications inviting youth advocates passionate about NCDs from across the world. Limited travel grants are available and the last date to apply is 1 September 2017.
Please note this is for applicants 30 years and younger.