IRENA Youth Forum 2024 in Abu Dhabi UAE: Applications are currently open for the fifth IRENA Youth Forum 2024, which is scheduled to take place at the IRENA Assembly in Abu Dhabi from April 15 to 18, 2024.

IRENA Youth Forum 2024 in Abu Dhabi UAE
IRENA Youth Forum 2024 in Abu Dhabi, UAE

The IRENA Assembly, an annual event organized by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), serves as the ultimate decision-making platform where heads of state and government, ministers, and global stakeholders convene to discuss and advance the global energy transition.

IRENA Youth Forum 2024 in Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Youth Forum, part of the Assembly, is designed to provide a space for young individuals to contribute to IRENA’s mission of accelerating renewable energy deployment to achieve climate goals and advance the sustainable development agenda.

The theme for the 2024 forum is “The New Generation of Decision Makers.” This edition of the IRENA Youth Forum aims to strengthen youth networks and foster connections with global thought leaders, government representatives, and experts from IRENA.

Full sponsorship, covering travel and accommodations, will be provided for selected participants. There is no application fee for this opportunity.

Summary of the IRENA Youth Forum 2024, UAE

  • Host Country: UAE
  • Forum Location: Abu Dhabi
  • Dates: April 15–18, 2024
  • Financial Benefits: Fully Funded
  • Deadline: January 31, 2024

This year’s theme is “The New Generation of Decision Makers.”

Global participation

The event emphasizes a global and balanced geographical representation of youth and encourages applications from young individuals in least-developed countries (LDCs), small island developing countries (SIDs), and developing nations.

What is in it for you?

  • It is a platform for dialogue and collaboration between young people and global stakeholders in the energy sector.
  • This is an opportunity for you, as a young person, to share ideas, insights, and solutions for accelerating the shift to renewable energy.
  • A means for connecting young participants with decision-makers, experts, and other influencers in the field.

Benefits for Participants

Upon selection, you will receive the following as a successful applicant:

Who can apply?

Applicants from least-developed countries (LDCs), small island developing countries (SIDs), and developing countries are eligible to apply.

Eligibility Criteria

  • You must be from one of the specified countries (Least Developed Countries (LDCs), Small Island Developing Countries (SIDs), or Developing Countries).
  • You must be a youth between the ages of 16 and 35.
  • You do not need IELTS.
  • Online applications are mandatory.

Application Deadline

The deadline for individual applications is January 31, 2024 (at midnight, Abu Dhabi local time). The selection of participants will be based on each applicant’s commitment to accelerating progress on renewable energy deployment.

Application Process

If you are an interested youth aged 16 to 35, you can submit your applications by completing the online application form here. If you have any inquiries, please contact [email protected].


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