Call for Applications: 6th AFMAM 2020


The ASEAN Foundation is pleased to organise the 6th ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting (AFMAM) 2020 in Hanoi, Viet Nam. This year, the model ASEAN Meeting targets tertiary education students across the ASEAN region to understand diplomacy and how decision-makers of ASEAN Member States address regional issues at the various ASEAN meetings.
This year’s AFMAM will involve the simulation of the ASEAN+1 engagement which address the thematic focus of “The Role of ASEAN Youths in Promoting Networking and Cooperation to Build a Clean and Green ASEAN Community through Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Protection of the Environment” in accordance with the 2020 Viet Nam Chairmanship. Be prepared to engage in simulations with your ASEAN delegates!

Eligibility

Team Members:

Enrolled as a student of tertiary education institution taking diploma or undergraduate studies (or equivalent level) from any disciplines at education institutions in the ASEAN Member States when the programme takes place
Between 18 and 25 years of age when the programme takes place
English proficient, verbal and written

Team Advisor:

Faculty/academic member (lecturer or teaching assistant) of a department or faculty of a tertiary education institution in the ASEAN Member States when the programme takes place
25 years old or older on 3 September 2020
English proficient, verbal and written
Role of Team Advisor
Focal point of the Team
Lead and guide the Team
Advise and coach the Team related to content (possessing general knowledge on issues related to the AFMAM thematic focus)
Allocate time to participate in two to three online preparatory coaching sessions
Provide constructive inputs for the improvement of AFMAM

Benefits

  • Free registration/application
  • Round trip air travel from the capital city of the country of origin to the venue in Hanoi, Viet Nam
  • Accommodation and meals
  • An exciting and unforgettable lifetime experience with us and your peers from other ASEAN Member States
  • For your own convenience, we strongly suggest that you have all the following information and documents of all Team Members and Team Advisor ready at hand before starting data entry:

Personal data

  • Full face photo in soft copy (please ensure your file is in JPG or JPEG format and does not exceed 500 KBs)
  • Letter of recommendation from respective department/faculty/university/education institution for each person (please ensure that your file is in PDF format and does not exceed 500 KBs). This is written in free format on letterhead paper signed by authorised official of your institution verifying the following:
  • For Team Members: name, department, faculty, and the current semester you are at
  • For Team Advisor: name and current status at the institution
  • List of five most noteworthy personal achievements of each applicant (please share not more than 5 achievements briefly and concisely, do not write a CV!)
  • A Team’s essay on “The Role of ASEAN Youths in Promoting Networking and Cooperation to Build a Clean and Green ASEAN Community through Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Protection of the Environment” in accordance with the 2020 Viet Nam Chairmanship in not more than 500 words.

USEFUL TIP: Before completing the form, firstly put all your files (be mindful of the required specifications!) in one folder for easy access.

In addition to the above requirements, please submit a 1.5-minute creative video that introduces each personnel (both Team Advisor and Team Members) along with their respective achievements. Post it on YouTube account of one of the team’s personnel and share the video link in the designated space in the application form.

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