Junior Green Corps Desert Workcamp: Summer 2016

The World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) is a global nonprofit organization representing and coordinating a membership of over 100 national United Nations Associations.
Friday, July 29, 2016
WFUNA is partnering with the UN Convention to Combat Desertification and Future Forest to present an exciting opportunity for youth to engage in cross-sectorial problem solving, planned to take place from July 29th to August 6th, 2016. All middle and high school students are eligible to apply. Registration ends May 6th.

Youth from all around the world are invited to the Kubuqi Desert in China this Summer to participate in a mock roundtable with a mandate to solve desertification issues, followed by a desert trekking experience where the “Billion Trees in the Desert” project is taking place.

WFUNA is partnering with the UN Convention to Combat Desertification and Future Forest to present an exciting opportunity for youth to engage in cross-sectorial problem solving, planned to take place from July 29th to August 6th, 2016.

All middle and high school students are eligible to apply. Registration ends May 6th. Apply now at http://bit.do/jrgc2016app

PROGRAM COMPONENTS

Beijing: Global Citizenship Education

During the three day stay in Beijing, participants will engage in a Model United Nations format mock roundtable designed to engage students in cross-sectorial problem solving around the issue of desertification.

Kubuqi Desert: Volunteer Work

Students will visit the desert and conduct hands-on activities to experience and combat desertification as part of the “Billion Trees in the Desert” program.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

 

▪ Host & Organizers: Future Forest, World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA)

▪ Partners: China Guanghua Foundation, Beijing Wuzi University

▪ Date:29 July – 3 August, 2016

▪ Location:Beijing, China (3 days) / Kubuqi Desert, Inner Mongolia, China (3 days)

▪ Target Group:Middle and High School students

▪ Size:150 students

▪ Language:English

▪ Participation Fee:$1300 (Visa fee & Airfare not included)

▪ Registration Period:11 March – 6 May, 2016

▪ Registration:http://bit.do/jrgc2016app

▪ Contact:

  • +82-2-6925-2695 (English),
  • +82-2-737-0917 (Korean)
  • +86-10-5804-7898 / 9 (Chinese)

             

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