Announcement: Asia Pacific Emerging Leaders Conference

The dates and theme for the Asia Pacific Emerging Leaders Conference have been announced! The conference will take place on October 16-18, 2014 and will address the theme “Strengthening the Family: Key to Asia Pacific Development.” The venue set for the conference is Traders Hotel in Manila, Philippines.

The 3rd Asia Pacific Emerging Leaders Conference (ELC) is an international, 3-day conference that aims to create a deeper understanding of the relationship between the family and development in the Asia Pacific region.  The ELC also serves as a venue for Asia Pacific youth to engage in significant discussions, learning experiences, and cultural exchanges.  The conference will feature presentations by expert speakers, small group discussions for participants, workshop activities, and a banquet meal. 

The conference is open to all youth ages 15-30 years old from the Asia Pacific region. Both members and non-members of WYA are invited.  The application deadline is August 31, 2014.

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