Call for Applicants: 7th Asean Foundation Model Asean Meeting 2022

Opportunity Detail

  • Language Requirement Not required
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Level Non-Degree /Short program
  • Eligible Region/Countries
    Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam

  • Medium of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 42064
  • Funding Type Fully Funded
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Opportunity Description

The 7th ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting 2022 is now accepting applications. Through several high-level ASEAN meeting simulations, the 7th AFMAM 2022 aims to teach tertiary education students from around ASEAN about diplomacy and decision-making in tackling regional concerns. The ASEAN Foundation launched the AFMAM in 2015 in connection with the 27th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The ASEAN Foundation has implemented the AFMAM in five further iterations in Lao PDR, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam. Each AFMAM has its distinct thematic focus. The 7th AFMAM 2022 brings up the theme of Cambodia’s Chairmanship: ASEAN A.C.T.: Addressing Challenges Together, following the rotating ASEAN Chairmanship.

Organized by: ASEAN Foundation
Eligible countries: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam

Timeline:

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Application Deadline: July 24, 2022
Applications Assessment and Selection 25 July – 5 August 2022
Announcement of Application Results 15 – 19 August 2022
Online Trainings 20 & 27 August 2022
Submission of Position Paper 10 September 2022
7th AFMAM 17 – 18 September 2022

24 – 25 September 2022

Meeting Objectives:

The 7th AFMAM 2022 promises a genuine experience for learning about ASEAN affairs and improving critical skills and knowledge, notably in global awareness, cross-cultural skills, critical and innovative thinking, negotiation, public speaking, consensus-building, and leadership. It’s also an interactive procedure in which you, the delegates, will take on the role of a high-ranking ASEAN official and attend a series of ASEAN and ASEAN Plus meetings.

Benefits:

  • The organizers will cover all costs associated with the program.
  • Participating in the actual simulation exercises enables you to comprehend ASEAN diplomacy and how the decision-makers of the ASEAN Member States handle regional issues.
  • It gives you the chance to enhance critical abilities and knowledge, notably in terms of leadership, negotiation, public speaking, consensus building, global awareness, and cross-cultural skills.
  • With ASEAN Foundation and your peers from the other ASEAN Member States, you will have an exciting and fantastic life experience.
  • A grouping of rising young leaders from the ASEAN region.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Enrolled as a tertiary education institution student pursuing diploma or undergraduate studies (or similar level) in any discipline at education institutions in the ASEAN Member States at the time the program is held.
  • When the program begins, you must be between the ages of 18 and 23.
  • English fluency, both verbal and written.

Application Requirements:

The following are the application documents that must be submitted (for your convenience, they strongly advise that you have all of the following information and documents on hand before beginning data entry:

  • Personal information
  • A soft copy of a valid National Identification Card or Passport (PDF format, no more than 500 KB)
  • A soft copy of a full-face photograph (IPG or JPEG format, does not exceed 500 KB)
  • Letter of Statement from the relevant department/faculty/university/education institution confirming active enrolment (i.e., Letter of Enrolment/Student Status Letter). Ensure your file is in PDF format and under 500 KBs in size). This is written in an accessible format on letterhead paper and signed by an authorized officer of your institution validating the following information.
    1. Name
    2. Faculty and Department
    3. Year of Enrolment
  • List the five most significant personal achievements of each applicant (please share no more than 5 achievements briefly & concisely; do not write a CV)
  • 3 brief responses (no more than 150 words per question) to the following questions.
  1. What is ASEAN to you? How do you think ASEAN impacted the countries and/or citizens in Southeast Asia?
  2. What is one critical regional issue in Southeast Asia that you feel needs to be addressed at the ASEAN level? What are some ideas that you would recommend to remedy this issue?
  3. Why do you wish to join this year’s AFMAM? What are some major takeaways that you aim to obtain from this experience?

How to apply for the 7th ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting?

All interested students must apply to the program by July 24, 2022, by completing the application form linked below.

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Incomplete form submissions will not be considered for shortlisting. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime chance to join future ASEAN young leaders cadre.

Please email [email protected] with any questions.

Please refer to the ASEAN Foundation’s website for more information about the 7th ASEAN Foundation Model ASEAN Meeting.

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