IYDC-ACCRA, 2017

International Youth Diplomacy Conference (IYDC-ACCRA, 2017) is an innovation of the Model United Nations Conference. It combines youths across Africa and beyond to discuss pertinent issues of Global interest. IYDC-ACCRA, 2017 is educative as well as entertaining. It is a combination of the following:

  1. IFED Model United Nations Conference
  2. IFED Development Programme
  3. IFED Ambassadorial Visits
  4. Ambassadorial Dinner and Awards
  5. IFED Socials and Tours

It is a simulation of the United Nations General Assembly, Security Council and other agencies under the United Nations. It has a social project implementation platform that receives proposals and vet to have the best project adjudged as IFED Development Project. IYDC also connects you to global opportunities and builds you a global network as delegate. Topics for discussion centers around the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs)

IYDC is a springboard and rotating conference in Africa that assembles young generational leaders who will bring change in the leadership style of Africa and affect the world positively no matter where they find themselves.

Although, delegates and officials operate under a set procedure and go through the Code of Conduct of the UN General Assembly, they will also be made to come out with practical solutions to Africa’s needs.

International Youth Diplomacy Conference will run from one country to the other. It partners with agencies, institutions and organizations who can be of assistance in making it a reality in the host nation.

IYDC-ACCRA, 2017

NAME: INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DIPLOMACY CONFERENCE

DATE: 19- 23 JULY, 2017

THEME:Global Youth; Engineers of a more Sustainable world

LOCATION: UNIVERSITY OF GHANA, LEGON (ACCRA-GHANA)

ACCOMMODATION:

HOSTEL: JEAN NELSON AKA,VOLTA &ALEX KWAPONG HALLS
HOTEL: ERATA HOTEL, MENSVIC GRAND HOTEL

TOTAL NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 600

ELIGIBILITY:
• HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
• TERTIARY STUDENTS
• GRADUATES

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH AND FRENCH

CONFERENCE FEES:

FOREIGN DELEGATES = 100.00 USD
LOCAL DELEGATES = 400.00 CEDIS

NIGERIAN DELEGATES = 42,000.00 NAIRA

COMPOSITION OF IYDC:

  1. Model United Nations Conference
  2. IFED Ambassadorial Visit
  3. IFED Development Project
  4. IFED Socials and Tours
  5. Diplomatic Seminar and Workshop
  6. Global Village and Ghanaian Night

6.Ambassadorial Dinner and Awards

COMMITTEES:

1. SECURITY COUNCIL (SC)
2. LEGAL COMMITTEE (LC)
3. ECONOMIC AND FINANCE COMMITTEE (ECOFIN)
4. HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION (HRC)

SPECIAL COMMITTEES:

  1. INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND EXECUTIVE BOARD (IMF)
  2. INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE (ICJ)
  3. WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)

LEGAL COMMITTEE TOPICS:

1. The legal obligation to fighting and maintaining Peace and Stability for smooth Governance.

2. Addressing Peace and Security issues in Africa, Ambitions and the way forward.

ECOFIN  TOPICS:

1. Sustained economic growth, a way of reducing recession and debt crises

2. Achieving Economic Growth through resources diversification and the production of value added products

SECURITY COUNCIL TOPICS:

1. Taking steps to addressing Security Threat of Non-State Military Organizations

2. Ensuring Global Peace and Stability, the role of the United Nations Security Council in achieving stable Governance

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TOPICS:

1. The protection of LGBT’ Human Rights in Third World Countries – Enforcing the rights of accessibility to health services by Key Population Index (KPI) and People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLH).

2. Addressing the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights.

There are two topics to be discussed at an IYDC-ACCRA,2017 Conference from each committee or commission:

LEGAL COMMITTEE TOPICS:

1. The legal obligation to fighting and maintaining Peace and Stability for smooth Governance.

2. Addressing Peace and Security issues in Africa, Ambitions and the way forward.

ECOFIN TOPICS:

1.  Sustained economic growth, a way of reducing recession and debt crises.

2. Achieving Economic Growth through resources diversification and the production of value added products.

SECURITY COUNCIL TOPICS:

1. Taking steps to addressing Security Threat of Non-State Military Organizations.

2. Ensuring Global Peace and Stability, the role of the United Nations Security Council in achieving stable Governance.

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION TOPICS:

1. The protection of LGBT’ Human Rights in Third World Countries – Enforcing the rights of accessibility to health services by Key Population Index (KPI) and People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLH).

2. Addressing the effects of foreign debt and other related international financial obligations of States on the full enjoyment of all human rights, particularly economic, social and cultural rights.

The refreshing and entertaining events under IYDC-ACCRA, 2017 conference are as follow:

  • Ambassadorial Dinner & Awards
  • IFED Tours
  • IFED Socials ( Night Out )

Delegates and officials will be taken through entertaining programmes that will allow room for continuous networking and information sharing on African culture. IFED believes in Africa’s development and it is very necessary to know your roots and culture before you can initiate it.

Some of our colleagues in the Diaspora who participate in IYDC-ACCRA,2017 will get the opportunity to learn and have a feel of our culture and traditional system through the IFED Tours and Socials. Plus, this will promote tourisms and expand the industry in Africa.

WHY CHOOSE IYDC-ACCRA,2017?
International Youth Diplomacy Conference will run from one country to the other. Its partners are agencies, institutions and organizations who can be of assistance in making it a reality in the host nation.

TRACK II (SPECIAL SIMULATION)
It is set for experts, scientists, professors and specialists. For this diplomacy, delegates discuss specific issues that are geared towards specific results.

FRENCH SIMULATION
For the benefit of interested students who speak French but do not speak English, a special session would be organized in French for them. Although the Opening and Closing Sessions would be in English, only one Committee session would be simulated in French.

IYDC ROTATING IN AFRICA & BEYOND
IYDC conference is a springboard and rotating conference in Africa that assembles young, generational leaders who will bring change in the leadership style of Africa and affect the world positively no matter where they find themselves.

IFED DEVELOPMENT PROJECT
• Through the official conference of Innovation for Empowerment and Development (IFED), delegates across Africa and beyond, especially those within developing countries will be made to submit an application drawing our attention to a social need in their country.
• The IFED Development Project is geared towards the alleviation or removal of a pressing need within a developing country. IFED’s administrative arm is in charge of its operations but the convener of the need will be the guide to the implementation of the project in his or her home nation.
• Although, delegates and officials operate under a set procedure and go through the code of conduct, they will also be made to develop practical solutions to Africa’s needs.

IFED AMBASSADORIAL DINNER & AWARDS
Ambassadorial honours will be conferred on some distinguishing personalities in Africa or beyond who have proven exceptional performance in their endeavours to the benefit of developing countries especially in Africa. Also, some partners and sponsors will be acknowledged for their support during the event. Lastly, officials and delegates who were promising during the conference will also be acknowledge.

IFED TOURS AND SOCIALS
• Delegates and officials will be taken through entertaining programmes that will allow room for networking and information sharing on African culture.
• IFED believes in Africa’s development and it is very necessary to know your roots and culture before you can initiate it. As a result of that, IFED will ensure that we take delegates and officials who participate in the conference to places of traditional relevance.
• Some of our colleagues in the Diaspora who participate in IYDC will get the opportunity to learn and have a feel of our culture and traditional system through the IFED Tours and Socials.

IFED DEVELOPMENT PROJECT/PROJECT DEVELOPMENT SESSION
Through the official conference of Innovation for Empowerment and Development (IFED), delegates across Africa and beyond especially, those within developing countries will be made to submit application drawing our attention to a social need in their country. A side attraction to the main business of the day will be to develop the five(5) social project ideas into workable plans and then presented during the Closing Plenary.

TRAVELLING OPPORTUNITIES
After IYDC-ACCRA, 2017, every delegate will have the opportunity to represent IFEDGLOBAL at Rome Model United Nations Conference, London International Model United Nations Conference, Harvard MUN and many more conferences within Africa. Delegates can partake in the special Cultural and Educational Exchange Programmes with partnering Embassies in Ghana.

IFED AMBASSADORIAL VISIT
Delegates of IYDC get the privilege to visit Embassies such as US Embassy, Netherlands Embassy, Russian Embassy, South African Embassy and British High Commission. Honourable Delegates get opportunity to interact and learn Diplomatic Businesses that go on there.

EXPOSURE
Delegates will be exposed to various activities, different people of varying race, tribe, religion and complexion. Also, the presence of ambassadors, diplomats and UN officials will increase opportunity to understand and yearn for more in Diplomacy.

LEADERSHIP SKILLS
Resource persons with experience will take you through training sessions and seminars. Research skills, public speaking skills, presentation skills, teamwork skills, writing skills and many more will be acquired.

Pay into the following account provided below:
*Bank Account
Bank Name: ECOBANK
Account Name: INNOVATION FOR EMPOWERMENT & DEVELOPMENT (IFED)
Account Number: 0110084494063701
Branch: SPINTEX
Swiftcode: ECOCGHAC

 

NOTE: Nigerian delegates should pay into the account below:

Account Name: TIANA ZANNA GLOBAL RESOURCES LTD.

Account Number: 0060639292

Bank: DIAMOND BANK

 

Mobile Money Account

Account Name: 3rights Consult
MTN Mobile Money = 0553766458
AIRTEL Mobile Money = 0560399964
VODAFONE Mobile Money = 0504126718
TIGO Mobile Money = 0271189878

 

PAYMENT POLICY:

1. Payment should be made to complete the admission process for the conference.
2. Payment in installment is allowed for no more than three times.
3. Payment receipt should be handled with care since it will be used as proof of payment at the registration desk on arrival.
4. Foreign Delegates can contact Representatives, Head Delegates or Campus Chapter Presidents for assistance in the transfer of conference fees.
5. Full payment covers food, accommodation(except hotels), conference materials, intra- transportation and other conference cost.
6. Delegates can pay conference fees to Presidents of Campus Chapters but receipts must be collected to be used as proof of payment.


*ALL FOREIGN DELEGATES EXCEPT NIGERIAN DELEGATES SHOULD PAY THROUGH ECOBANK RAPID TRANSFER INTO THE ECOBANK ACCOUNT ABOVE AT ANY BRANCH OR DO BANK TRANSFER.

DISCLAIMER: Conference fees paid are non refundable under no circumstance.