We’ve noted down the best youth opportunities and challenges for Summer 2019 and beyond. We’ve found some fabulous conferences, great workshops and chances to really make a difference. 

Check the eligibility requirements and deadlines to be sure to you can make the most of the opportunity!



International Conference on Youth, Oceans and SDG14

Register now for the  International Conference on “Youth, Ocean and SDG14” scheduled to be held from 1st – 5th July 2019. The target group of participants is between the ages of 18-25 years old and to a maximum of 120 young people will be selected. Limited spaces are available for observers.

  • Participants will have the opportunity to participate in an enriching  capacity building training workshop on how to prevent and stop waste from entering the ocean which will  be conducted by a leading agency;
  • Participants will participate in a half-day beach clean-up exercise
  • A selected number of participants from the final confirmed list will have a chance to present during the Conference.
Important Dates: 
Early registration closes on: 31st May 2019

To register please click here.


Join the 10th International Public Markets Conference in London

Project for Public Spaces is pleased to announce that London, UK, will be the host city for our 10th International Public Markets Conference on June 6-8, 2019.

Co-hosted with the Mayor of London, who recently announced a groundbreaking strategy to preserve and promote the city’s vast market network, this 3-day event will convene over 300 leaders in public markets from across the globe.

If you’re in the city, come along and support local traders and businesses!



AIESEC Global Volunteer

Experience new cultures and countries, take on challenges and improve yourself. Global Volunteer is a superb experience for youth who want to gain personal development and make a positive impact on the world. Check out the latest opportunities and see if there’s something that sparks your interest!

When: On-going Opportunities
Where: Planet Earth


Fundraising Challenges

3 Peaks Challenge
When: 13-15 September 2019
Where: Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mount Snowdon, UK

Cycle Africa
When: 12-20 October 2019
Where: Kilimanjaro to Ngorongoro

Sahara Desert Trek
When: 31 October – 5 November 2019
Where: Sahara


SDG #BloggersWanted

Peace Child Blogger

When: Ongoing
Topics: Global Goals, Sustainable Development Goals, Youth Empowerment, Case Studies, Video, Pictures or more. We take suggestions so get in touch with your idea!
Contact: outreach@peacechild.org

Voices of Youth Blogger

When: Ongoing
Topics: Your blog post is about your perspective on something. It doesn’t matter whether it is a serious issue or a fun issue, a global issue or a local issue, make sure to express your personal thoughts.                                                                                                                                                           Contact: outreach@peacechild.org



Learn & Collaborate

MIT – The Challenges of Global Poverty

Want to enrol in a free online course at the world-famous MIT with certification?

“The Challenges of Global Poverty” online course is available for those who are interested in the challenge posed by massive and persistent world poverty.

Starts May 21st, 2019 – Enroll now!

Free Digital Training by Google!

Are you a student or someone looking to improve their digital skills to help gain employment?

Look no further, Google has created a digital teaching platform where you are able to learn new skills, start up your business or develop your passion in technology by also gaining certification at the end.

Choose from a wide range of areas, there is something for everyone and its free! 🙂

The World’s Largest Lesson

Take things into your own hands and prepare an assembly for your school. Alternatively, ask your teacher to use a lesson plan from the fantastic supply or create your own seminar group to discuss and brainstorm how you can help or share your SDG knowledge with other youths.


Develop digital, enterprise and employability skills for free. This series of online challenges and events will earn you career-enhancing badges and unlock new opportunities. There are industry recognised awards to enter, something that will really help you stand out from the crowd. Start with bronze and work towards the gold level.


Join our exciting new “Global Youth Opportunity” WhatsApp group to keep up to date with the latest opportunities!

For more details, please email the following to: outreach@peacechild.org

  • Name
  • Age
  • Country of Residence
  • Phone Number (including country code)
  • Your consent to be added to our Global Youth Opportunity Whatsapp Group


What Else Can I Do? 


PCI Youth Advocate

UN Youth Volunteers

Learn the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Watch & Share Global Goals Films


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