Global Youth Connect Summer 2016

unnamed (1)With summer fast approaching, GYC is getting ready for its busiest time of the year. They’re pleased to be offering their legacy delegations to Rwanda and Bosnia in addition to new offerings in Colombia and South Africa. Applications are currently being accepted for all programs. Apply online at

#GYCBosnia  | July 1July 15, 2016
–> Delegates gain experience in conflict resolution and transformation as well as deepen their understanding of the post-conflict challenges faced by Bosnians today, especially young people from various ethnic and religious backgrounds.

#GYCRwanda | July 29August 13, 2016
–> Human Rights and Peacebuilding Program (HRPP) for Young Leaders in Rwanda explores common definitions of Human Rights and Peacebuilding, including examination of the concepts of peace, tolerance, diversity, justice and related notions, all crucial for the preservation of peace, healing and reconciliation and the respect and promotion of human rights.


#GYCColombia | July 22 – August 5, 2016
–> GYC’s delegation provides unique access to the heart of Colombia’s human rights context through community engagement, specialized site visits, and the opportunity to collaborate with local advocates. Delegates will explore the work currently being done by Colombian organizations, professionals, and students to promote the protection of the rights to freedom, security, equality before the law, education, family, and property.

#GYCSouthAfrica | August 20 – August 30, 2016
–> Join GYC for a rollercoaster ten days of volunteer work, sightseeing and safari in South Africa. Play your part in resource management and local community development, whilst enjoying South African culture and heritage.This is GYC’s first ever global summer enrichment program open to high school students ages 15-18.

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