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YOUTH FASHION SUMMIT 2018-2019

Please submit your information if you want to apply for the Youth Fashion Summit programme 2018-2019

YOUTH FASHION SUMMIT 2018-2019

Global Fashion Agenda and Copenhagen School of Design and Technology are pleased to invite you to the Youth Fashion Summit 2018-2019 programme in collaboration with the United Nations Global Compact.

Imagine a fashion industry that adds value to everyone in the value chain. Where women textile workers are treated with respect in a healthy environment, where the fashion industry communicates healthy body ideals adding self-esteem to the youth, and where clothing improves life and health around the world

On 13-16 May 2018, the fifth edition of Youth Fashion Summit will take place in Copenhagen gathering the next generation of fashion designers, communicators and business executives.

As an exclusive sustainability education programme and idea generation platform for students passionate about a more sustainable fashion industry, the Youth Fashion Summit challenges 100 talented students from around the world to explore how the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) number 3 and 5 can represent opportunities for the fashion industry.

WHAT CRITERIA MUST APPLICANT LIVE UP TO?

Degree: Applications need to be actively studying and have completed at least the first five semesters at Bachelor’s level (EQF level 6) or be enrolled in studies at Master’s level (EQF level 7).

Sustainability: Applicants must have experience with or knowledge of sustainability within the fashion industry. Preferably they have completed classes on sustainability, but applicants’ passion for sustainability is the utmost important requirement.

Knowledge sharing: Applicants must be willing to share their experiences from Youth Fashion Summit with their fellow students back home and in other forums.

Active participation: Applications must be willing to share their experiences from Youth Fashion Summit event, which includes attending webinars, reading curriculum on the recommended reading lists and completing a pre-assignment.

YOUTH FASHION SUMMIT 2018-2019 TIMELINE

15 January 2018                  Application deadline

1 February 2018                  Student selection

March – May 2018              Online preparation and pre-assignment

13 – 15 May 2018                 Youth Fashion Summit in Copenhagen

16 May 2018                         Copenhagen Fashion Summit in Copenhagen

2018-2019                             Collaboration with fashion companies

May 2019                               Youth Fashion Summit in Copenhagen