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global youth summit 2024

Fully Funded To Cape Town, South Africa l 21-25 October

For Changemakers Aged 21-29

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We're thrilled to announce the Global Youth Summit 2024, a fully funded, transformative experience! This year, Global Changemakers is inviting young leaders from across the globe to join us in Cape Town, South Africa from 21-25 October 2024.

This year’s summit is not just a meeting place but a melting pot of ideas, cultures, and visions for a better future. Young Changemakers, aged 21-29 and living in any corner of the world, are invited to apply for a chance to participate in an unforgettable week of skills development, networking, and capacity building. Together with a diverse group of some of the world’s most inspiring youth leaders, you’ll embark on a journey of growth, collaboration, and action.

Participants of the Global Youth Summit 2024 will have the unique opportunity to connect with over 1300 changemakers in our international network and become eligible for grant funding to bring their impactful projects to life.

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Just fill out the form below and we'll send you an email in a weeks time to come back and complete your application.

  1. Round Trip airfare

  2. accommodation

  3. Meals

What's Covered?


about global changemakers

Global Changemakers is an international youth organisation with a mission to support youth to create positive change towards more fair, just, and sustainable communities. We do this through skills development, capacity building, mentoring, and grants. ​

We have trained over 50K young people from over 190 countries and provided grants to 500 youth-led projects in partnership with organisations such as the Shawn Mendes Foundation that have had a combined impact on over 16 million people.​


We have organised four Virtual Youth Summits, twelve fully funded Global Youth Summits, and four Regional Summits in Asia, Latin America, Africa, and Europe, as well as many other skill-building events across the world.​

Ready to apply?

Don't want to miss your chance to embark on an incredible journey with the fully funded Global Youth Summit? Our simple *three step application process is your gateway to connecting with fellow Changemakers and diving into a week of growth, inspiration, and action. Each step is designed to ensure that every participant brings unique value and vision to our collective mission.

Applications are open from April 26 to May 26. Eager to get started on your application?

*Candidates who have not completed all three steps will not be considered during the selection process.

Need a reminder to come back to your application? Just fill out the form below and we'll send you an email in a week.

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