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Who Are We?

The mission of Humanitarian Affairs is to empower young people and inspire youth who are passionate about positive social change. We aim to equip young emerging leaders with the right skills and tools to spark a generation of dynamic individuals paving the way for social change.

Humanitarian Affairs is affiliated to United Nations Global Compact, World Association of Non-Governmental Organization, International Association for Voluntary Efforts and the World Alliance for Citizens Participation. 

The 2020 Peace Summit

Humanitarian Affairs Asia is organising the 2nd Peace Summit of Emerging Leaders. The summit aims to gather young leaders from different parts of the world to give them a new perspective and a broader understanding on peace building.

The summit features keynote speakers, networking sessions and interactive workshops to prepare and empower young leaders to be a champion of peace.

The summit aims to:

  • Encourage delegates to creatively think about practical ways to affect positive change within their communities through social projects.
  • Promote peace and non-violence as a form of effective diplomacy among emerging global leaders.
  • Encourage delegates to think about social issues that the global community faces today, and to apply critical thinking skills on solutions to these challenges.
  • Provide access to unique educational opportunities in which delegates can learn knowledge in peacebuilding.

Have a look at the 2018 Peace Summit Video:

Benefits for students:

  • Opportunity to initiate peace building efforts as a Humanitarian Affairs Peace Ambassador for a period of up to 1-year.
  • Network with like-minded individuals who are passionate about Peace.
  • Add to their social impact experiences and enhanced their global citizenship education.

For more information about the summit, speakers and registration, please refer to the attached brochure and click here for the post event report of the previous summit. 

Pre-requisites for delegates:

  • Applicants should be between the ages of 17-35 years old.
  • They should be passionate about social change, global issues and current affairs.
  • A self-initiated 1-year opportunity to promote peace as a Humanitarian Affairs Peace Ambassador.

Interested students could write in to us for ideas on self-funding to support their participation at the summit. The 2020 Peace Summit of Emerging Leaders is at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand from February 5 to 7, 2020.

Preeteashwari Jeyaseelan

Global Partnership Associate

Humanitarian Affairs Asia

Bangkok. Thailand.

Tel: +6692-929-3345

Web: www.humanitarianaffairs.org

Inspiring Individuals. Transforming Communities.

 

Peace Summit brochure

 

100 fully-funded Scholarships for the Rome Model United Nations

The “INTERNATIONAL CAREERS FESTIVAL” will take place from the 5th to the 8th of March 2016 and will be the first event in Italy dedicated to those who want to gain a competitive edge in the world of international careers. The Festival is organized by the Giovani nel Mondo (GnM) Association with the support and patronage of eminent institutions, amongst which are the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Roma Capitale, the European Commission, the World Food Programme (WFP) and IFAD.

The event will be structured into 4 intense days of information and an alternative approach to employment, allowing each participant to choose the path most suited to their needs and abilities, bringing them closer to a successful career. One of the projects within the Festival is dedicated to the world of diplomacy, the United Nations, and international organizations: the ROME MODEL UNITED NATIONS.

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