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We are delighted to announce that the 2023 Jeju International Future Generation Forum (JIFF) will be held from November 24th to 26th, 2023, hosted by the Jeju Self-Governing Province and co-organized with the UNITAR CIFAL Jeju.
The Forum presents an excellent opportunity for close to 60 young leaders from Jeju and Jeju’s sister cities to explore global issues, promote youth empowerment, and create concrete measures and strategies to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Event Title 2023 Jeju International Future Generation Forum (JIFF)
Date November 24th (Friday) ~ 26th (Sunday), 2023
Venue The Center for Social Connectivity of Jeju

※ Youth Steering Committee Program will be held from the middle of Sep to Oct

Host and Organizer Jeju Special Self-Governing Province
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) ∥ Jeju International Training Center (JITC)
Participants International and domestic young adults.
Approximately 60 participants from Jeju and Jeju’s Sister Cities in the Asia-Pacific region and worldwide.


Main Topic : A Sustainable Future through the Language of Youth
Sub - topics : There will be four teams to cover four sub-topics. Participants can choose their topic of interest and will be assigned to a tea

Topic 1
Environmental Sustainability
SDG 13, 14, 15: Engage youth in climate action to conserve the environment and build sustainable cities and communities.
Topic 2
Equality and Justice
SDG 5, 10, 16: Achieve gender equality, reduce inequality, fostering just and inclusive urban communities.
Topic 3
Prosperity and Innovation
SDG 8, 9, 12: Promoting fair and just economic opportunities for youth through sustainable transformation.
Topic 4
Global Jeju
SDG 11: Encourage the youth to reflect on Jeju’s past and present in order to build a sustainable future.


Youth Steering Committee Sessions (Offline)

A total of five preparatory sessions from September to October, including one Orientation (OT) Session scheduled prior to the Forum.

Official Forum Day (Offline)

Date Content
Day 1
(November 24th, Friday)
· Opening Ceremony
· Introductory Session
· Parallel Session
· Parallel Session (Action)
· Welcome Dinner
Day 2
(November 25th, Saturday)
· Roundtable Discussion Session
· Finalization of the Recommendations from the Youth
· Declaration of the Recommendations from the Youth
· Closing Ceremony
· Jeju Site Visit Session
Day 3
(November 26th, Sunday)
· Jeju Site Visit Session
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Jeju International Future generation Forum(JIFF)

Youth Leadership Training Program

24 September ~ 22 October 2022  (Forum Day - November 4) (KST)



On 4 November 2022, the 1stJeju International Future Generation Forum(hereinafter “JIFF”) will be held in Jeju, South Korea and live-streamed globally, hosted by Jeju Special Self-governing Province Office and co-organized by United Nations Institute for Training And Research(UNITAR) CIFAL Jeju.

The world has increasingly recognized that young people have much to contribute to promoting educational equality, environmental protection, health and wellbeing, and sustainable development in all corners of the globe. The United Nations acknowledges this in its Youth 2030 Strategy and aims to engage with and support young people to create a more peaceful and sustainable world.[1]In this regard, the Forum will convene over 100 youth and young adults around the world to empower them as future global leaders. They will be given opportunities to discuss global agendas and exchange ideas with a special focus on Sustainable Development Goals for a better common future for all.

The Youth Leadership Training Program as part of the Forum will run for 5 weeks, starting on 24 September 2022. Focusing on youth empowerment to advance Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the young leaders will take part in virtual or in-person sessions from September to October, and the event will culminate with the SDGs Policy contest on Forum Day on 4 November 2022.

Throughout the training program, participants will have insights into best practices and global trends in sustainable development for communities. They will build a network of experts and common-minded peers, working collaboratively on developing innovative solutions to global and social issues.




Event Title

2022 Jeju International Future generation Forum (JIFF)


Ÿ Forum Day: Nov 4(Fri) (KST)


Ÿ [Pre-event] Youth Leadership Training Program: Sep 24(Sat) – Oct 22(Sat) (KST)


Hybrid Format

Host and Organizer

Jeju Special Self-governing Province Office

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) |

Jeju International Training Center (JITC)


Online for international participants Offline for Jeju-based participants


Appx a total of 100 young adults with 20~39 years of age regardless of nationality and educational background






Youth and Better Normal: Participation of Young Leaders for Our Common Future




[SDG4] Education: ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all


[SDG3] Health and Wellbeing: ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all


[SDG8] Economy and Jobs: promote sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for youth


[SDG7,13,14,15] Environment: Sustainably conserve and manage our environment


Event Objectives

For Youth Leadership Training Program, this event will:

Ÿ  Provide a venue for discussion on youth engagement and actional participation to advance the Sustainable Development agenda

Ÿ  Facilitate discussion on youth empowerment to build a resilient society in the post-COVID era

Ÿ  Enable the youth to raise their voices and share their views to accelerate SDG implementation


Learning Objectives

After this event, participants will be able to:

Ÿ   Have a conceptual understanding of Sustainable Development Goals in areas of education equality, environment, decent jobs for youth, and health and wellbeing.

Ÿ   Understand policy analysis and formulation towards exploring innovative and actionable solutions

Ÿ   Learn how to cooperate with peers from culturally diverse backgrounds



-       100 youth and young adults with 20~39 years of age regardless of nationality and educational background

*All participants are assigned to one of 8 teams based on their choice of sub-topics.



The training will be comprised of

-       Experts’ lectures

-       Development practice exercise on Policy Proposal and Youth Empowerment Project

-       Group work, discussion, and presentations (public speaking practice)



Selected participants are required to:

Ÿ   Make sure your attendance is at over 80% rate

Ÿ   Keep cameras on during the workshop sessions

Ÿ   Be active to engage with team members and respect different cultures and views

Ÿ   Be passionate to succeed and make a positive impact on your community


Deliverables (Participants’ training outcomes)

*During this Pre-training program, youth participants will work together with their team members to develop (1)Policy Proposal and (2)Youth Empowerment Campaign and will give a presentation on (1) and (2) final outcomes on the Forum Day on Friday, November 4.

1) Policy Proposal

Ÿ   1pager policy brief

Ÿ   (5mins) pitch presentation

Ÿ   (10mins) Final presentation on policy proposal at Youth SDGs Policy Contest

2) Youth Empowerment Project/campaign

Ÿ  1pager project proposal

Ÿ  (2mins) pitch presentation

Ÿ  (5mins) Final project presentation at Youth SDGs Policy Contest



-       (Oct 22, Sat (KST)) Preliminary Round: Pitch presentation (20 points)

-       (Nov 4, Fri (KST)) Forum day: Team Presentation of Policy Proposal (50 points)

Youth Empowerment Project (30 points)



-       Awards for 2 winning teams

-       Certificate of United Nations Institute for Training and Research(UNITAR) and CIFAL Jeju

-       Souvenirs for all participants


Program Schedule *The details of the weekly sessions are attached




Sep 24 


Forum Overview

[Module 1] SDG 4: Education


Oct 1 

10:00-13:00 (KST)

[Module 2] SDG 3: Health and Wellbeing

[Module 3] Design Thinking Process (1)


Oct 8 

10:00-13:00 (KST)

[Module 4] SDG 8: Youth employment and jobs

[Module 5] Design Thinking Process (2)


Oct 15 

10:00-13:00 (KST)

[Module 6] SDG 7, 13, 14, 15: Environment

[Module 7] Design Thinking Process (3)


Oct 22 

10:00-13:00 (KST)

Pitch Day

7min pitch presentation on Policy Proposal and Youth Empowerment Campaign, and feedback from experts


Oct 29

The final version of the presentation


Nov 4 

10:00-18:00 (KST)

SDGs Policy Contest

*2 winning teams will be awarded on the Forum Day



4 November (Friday) 10:00~18:00 (KST)

*hybrid format


Opening Ceremony


Keynote Speech


Online Cultural Exchange


Youth Leaders Talk-concert

Invited guests

SDGs Policy Contest

All teams

Awards and Closing Ceremony



Contact Information

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Centre International de Formation des Autorités et Leaders (CIFAL)


2022 JIFF Committee + 82)64-735-6573,






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