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Youth Forum and Sustainable Development 2019! Apply Now

Deadline: 15 June 2019

The Forum on Action for Sustainable Development and the Role of Youth has been launched to inform young people about the SDGs, to enlighten them on the evolution of their implementation and finally commit them to action in their respective communities.

This year the Forum will look at SDG 8 “Promoting sustained, shared and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all”. This SDG is one of the 5 SDGs selected for discussion at the High Level Political Forum at the UN General Assembly in September 2019.

This forum is organized as part of the fourth anniversary of the 2030 Agenda and will bring together governmental and local authorities, state structures, international organizations, businesses, the media, national and international NGOs and youth organizations working for the international community achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in Benin so that they share the results of their actions for the implementation of SDG 8.


  • Share with young people the actions at various levels of the different structures (international, national and local) on SDG 8;
  • To provide young students and doctoral students with the tools to understand and engage in Benin’s economic growth in order to achieve full and productive employment;
  • Present opportunities for youth engagement in action to achieve the SDGs in Benin.


  • Students and doctoral students from Universities and Schools of Benin
  • Young Activists of Sustainable Development
  • Representatives of Civil Society Organizations
  • Representatives of Private and Public Enterprises
  • Local and governmental authorities

Note: Participation in this forum is not funded by the CASEC. International participants will have to pay for their airfare, Visa fees, accommodation and food. However, CASEC teams will be able to facilitate hotel bookings, local transportation and the visa process.

Applicants can register as:

Participants (Open to all young people)
Youth Talks Panelist (For young people who have taken action to achieve the SDGs in general and SDG 8 in particular)
Media (For bloggers, journalists and youtubers)

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply via official website.

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