- Costa Rica
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Does not include: airfare to and from program, travel insurance, visa expenses if necessary, and misc personal expenses
Passport must be valid through February 28, 2021
Participants are responsible for obtaining visas if necessary per nationality
Achieving the SDGs requires mobilization of young people through entrepreneurship, volunteering, research, education and other endeavors. Scholarships (program fee and travel expenses) will be provided under the “Youth for the SDGs” theme. Below are application criteria's. Further details will be provided.
Youth for the SDGs programs average two weeks in length and visit three to five countries and focus on SDGs related to climate and, development.
- Presentations by guest educators from the countries visited as well as Peace Boat staff.
- Special workshops for Youth for the SDGs program participants focusing on media engagement, networking, advocacy, policy, and other key skill sets necessary for their work.
- Each participant gives presentations and workshops to the onboard community about the issues each faces in their respective communities and countries, and their work to address the issues.
- Cultural activities and integration in the larger onboard community.
Expected outcomes for participants is to gain a better understanding of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and deepen understanding of sustainable development and the various stakeholders involved, including government agencies, IGOs and NGO.