IYLC/International Youth Leadership Conference


The IYLC offers the experience of a life time. Candidates from around the world meet to sharpen their leadership skills and tackle global issues. An ideal opportunity for political or business inclined people who wish to face challenges that will push their abilities to the next level.

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IYLC Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates. November 16th – 21st 2019

Few cities in the world can match Dubai’s development pace or potential. Come visit an Arabic cross roads of culture, where rich history meets modern architecture. During the conference you’ll attend a simulation on Gulf Cooperation Council Meetings, group debates, panel discussions on environmental sustainability, rule of law, Arab League and its issues. You'll be able to attend networking events, Gala dinners with leading experts, diplomats and businessmen. You'll also visit a Mosque to learn more about Islam and Middle Eastern culture.

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IYLC Prague

Prague, Czech Republic. January 12th – 17th 2020

Prague is where IYLC came into fruition and it has been our longest running conference area dating all the way back to 2000. Come experience the beautiful Bohemian city of Prague. Learn how the Czech Parliamentary system works and meet face to face with Czech politicians. Engage in EU Parliament, UN Security Council, International Criminal Court plus many other workshops and simulations.

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IYLC Africa

Cape Town, South Africa. February 16th – 21st 2020

Civic Concepts International is now in the planning stages for the next International Youth Leadership Africa in South Africa. “After the Success of the first IYLA which was the pilot conference run by CCI Czech Republic, we always knew that the interest was there for a long-term future for this project,” commented William Webster, Executive Director of CCI, “now it is time to pull our sleeves up and make International Youth Leadership Africa as big as the IYLC in Prague,” which is CCI’s preeminent leadership project.

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IYLC Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. April 19th – 24th 2020

Learn more about the role of Southeast Asia on the world stage by taking a stance in realistic simulations of an ASEAN summit. Network with leading experts, diplomats and business people during VIP receptions, Panel Discussions and Banquet Dinners. Explore the fascinating cultures of Malaysia during visits to mosques, temples, worship grounds and much more at IYLC.

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Upcoming Conferences

12th IYLC Dubai (November 16th - 21st 2019)

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38th IYLC Prague (January 12th - 17th 2020) (Early Bird Deadline approaching. 10% discount until October 15th)

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5th IYLC Africa (February 16th - 21st 2020) (Early Bird Deadline approaching. 30% discount until October 15th

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6th IYLC Malaysia (March 19th - 24th 2020)

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Do you need help raising funds? We have recently teamed up with fundmytravel. This is a great way to help you raise funds for IYLC experience. You can you can visit them here: www.fundmytravel.com/partner/International-Youth-Leadership-Conference

FundMyTravel has a team of dedicated staff who want to help participants reach their fundraising goals. They can provide tips and insights on the best ways to spread the word and offer sharing tools to get your campaign greater exposure through social media and email.

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All donations go to non-scholarship funds to aid future attendants. IYLC will match every donation made.

Help us beat last year’s record of over $15,000!