Important Note

Applications for the 27th Youth Assembly are now closed!

Ways to Participate



There are four packages:

All packages include the Youth Assembly.

Learn more about inclusions and fees here

Applications are now closed!




  • Event Pass to the 27th Session of The Youth Assembly in New York City (August 12-14, 2022)
  • CultureFest at the Closing Ceremony
  • Opportunities Fair
  • Souvenirs 
  • Electronic Certificate of Completion

See the prices below

Applications are now closed!

Join us in New York City!

The Youth Assembly will be hosted at the Convene at Brookfield Place in New York City, NY, USA. This premier conference center will be the perfect space to welcome hundreds of young leaders from around the world in the heart of Manhattan, New York steps away from attractions like the World Trade Center and Oculus. 

Delegates who upgrade their Youth Assembly experience with one of the Program Packages will also get to deepen their experience through a series of seminars, organization site visits and exclusive special events.

Find out more

The Youth Assembly Program includes:

Keynote Talks

Get inspired by today’s trailblazers and influencers

Thematic Discussions

Interact with panels of experts and leaders in various areas of inquiry

Skill-building Workshops

Engage in in-depth discussions or activities to develop practical skills

AFS Prize for Young Global Citizens Finals

Finalists pitch their ideas to distinguished panel of judges for funding 


Make connections with young leaders from all over the world


Find out the winners of the Outstanding Youth Delegate Award

Field Visits

Get an inside look into the working of global and national institutions and organizations

Special Events

Make new friends or collaborators through special dinners, CultureFest and more

Eligibility Requirements

  • Delegates must be 18-32 years old 
  • Proven track record of leadership experience, school, or community involvement
  • Interest in global affairs, sustainable development, and youth issues
  • Proficient in English (Intermediate Level)

Key Dates

  • February 9, 2022 – March 9, 2022 – Early-bird Registration 
  • March 10, 2022 – June 2, 2022 – Regular Registration 
  • June 3 – July 25, 2022 – Late Registration
  • August 10-15, 2022 – International Affairs Package 
  • August 11-15, 2022 – Educators Package 
  • August 13, 2020 – Opportunities Fair
  • August 12-14, 2022 – The Youth Assembly 
  • August 12-17, 2022 – Changemakers Package 
  • August 10-17, 2022 – Premier Package (includes International Affairs and Changemakers)

Fees for the Conference Only 

Early-bird → applies from February 9 to March 9, 2022 → $295

Regular → applies from March 10 to June 2, 2022 → $365

Late → applies from June 3 to July 25, 2022 → $405

***Please note that all deadlines are until 11:59 pm EST on the stated date.

For package fees, please click here

Application Instructions

Official registration to The Youth Assembly can only be done online through this website. Please follow the requirements and instructions accordingly. Read more in our Frequently Asked Questions.

  • All registrants should read the Terms and Conditions before filling out the online registration form.
  • Spaces are limited. Registrations will be open on a “first come, first served” basis and based on program eligibility. A registration fee is required to process your application.
  • Payment options to submit the registration payment include Credit/Debit Card, paypal.
  • The registration form can be saved at any point and can only be submitted once all required information is fulfilled.
  • Submission of the registration form does not automatically guarantee acceptance. A refund will be issued to registrants who did not meet our eligibility requirements. Applicants will hear a decision of their application within 7 business days of applying. 
  • Upon submission of the registration form and payment, you will receive an auto-response email, confirming receipt of your application. 
  • After your application has been reviewed, you will be notified of your selection status and receive an admission email (for conference) and reservation email (for package) if selected. 
  • For the Packages, fees can be paid in two installments. The first installment payment will be processed at the time of registration. The 2nd package installment will be due by June 30th after your application has been accepted. If no action is taken by the registrant within the given time, their spot in the selected Package track will be forfeited.

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Choose how you want to join us:

Individual Registration

Applications are now closed!

Through a Youth Assembly Ambassador

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As Part of a Delegation

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Sponsorship/Financial Aid

At this time, there is no financial aid available to support applicants. We suggest applicants check local organizations for sources of subsidy and support. You can also utilize our fundraising guide to assist you with your self-funding efforts.

Read the fundraising guide

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