4th University Scholars Leadership Symposium – August 2013, Philippines

HA_logoHumanitarian Affairs is organising the 4th University Scholars Leadership Symposium in Manila, Philippines from August 1 to 7, 2013, with the support of the United Nations.

Humanitarian Affairs is a member of the World Association of Non-Governmental Organisation and the World Alliance for Citizens Participation. It initiates and supports humanitarian relief efforts and developmental programs in countries that are poverty stricken and disaster-prone.

In the symposium, participants will get a chance to interact and discuss global issues with over 1,000 young leaders from different parts of the globe. Moreover, they will have an opportunity to learn and be more equipped to help through workshops by world-renowned Expert Humanitarians. One of them namely:

  • CNN’s Hero of the Year 2011, Robin Lim
  • CNN’s Hero of the Year 2012, Pushpa Basnet
  • Hands Across the Water UK’s, Peter Baines
  • Gawad Kalinga’s, Tony Meloto

Lastly, they will be given a chance to see and experience the lives of marginalized communities from the other side of the world through the Learning Journey.

More information on their website here.