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2020 Peace Summit of Emerging Leaders
Date: 2019-11-19  |  Read: 173

UNCC would like to invite between 3 to 5 outstanding young student leaders to represent the prestigious institution of higher learning at the 2020 Peace Summit of Emerging Leaders at the United Nations Conference Centre in Bangkok, Thailand from February 5 to 7, 2020.


“Education is, quite simply, peace building by another name.”

Kofi Annan, Seventh Secretary-General of the United Nations. Co-recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize. Founder of Kofi Annan Foundation.



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.


Application Deadline: 2019. 12. 20

(Due to the limited seating capacity at the UNCC, registration may close early if all places are taken at the summit.)


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.

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.


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