Call for Applications: The Global Leaders Summit 2021 in Mauritius

The Global Leaders Summit 2021 serves as a unique cross-cultural exchange program that aims to provide participating youth with the opportunity to enhance their leadership and management skills necessary to excel in an increasingly globalised world.

By engaging in a series of expert and participant-led workshops and cultural activities, participants are challenged to deepen their mutual understanding, broaden perspectives, and strengthen their spirit of cooperation. Overall, The Global Leaders Summit 2021 aims to harness future leaders capable of contributing to society by exercising their leadership skills in various fields in a global society while establishing a strong human network beyond borders.

Date & Location: 

  • 2 to 6 June 2021
  • Republic of Mauritius


The aims and objectives of The Global Leaders Summit 2021 are:

  • To foster the spirit and practice of international cooperation;
  • To promote friendship and mutual understanding between the youth of Mauritius and the youth of other parts of the world;
  • To broaden the international awareness of participants; and
  • To develop youth capable of playing leading roles in various sectors of their societies and in turn contribute to the sound development of youth in their respective countries.


The Global Leaders Summit 2021 is organised and implemented by YUVA, one of the largest and most active youth-led NGOs of Africa.

While food and stay are being sponsored by YUVA to every selected participant, the latter has to cover his/her own cost of airfares to Mauritius.

Upon selection, every participant has to pay a non-refundable attendance fee of $700 to the organising team.


  • Must be 18-35 years of age;
  • Must be able to participate in the entire duration of the programme;
  • Must be in good physical and mental condition;
  • Must fully understand the meaning and the purpose of this programme and are capable to act in harmony with the group in the course of the programme;
  • Can contribute greatly to the various activities for promoting sound development of youth and to play an active role in international exchange in the area of their communities, occupation, schools, youth organisations and the like; and
  • Have a good command of English to be able to participate in activities such as university-level discussions.