Peace Conference of Youth 2014 in Osaka, Japan

Deadline:  30 May 2014
Open to: students up to 25 years old as of August 2014
Venue: 25-30 August 2014, Osaka, Japan
Benefits: Travel expenses, accommodation and meals covered by organizers for distant participants.


The PCY (Peace Conference of Youth) is a program aimed to cultivate leaders who can take proactive actions and use their initiative for the achievement of world peace. The Junior Chamber International Osaka (JCI Osaka) provides this opportunity for students from all over the world to learn and discover world peace, and to reach a conclusion of what needs to be done for world peace.
During the conference students will exchange ideas with guest speakers and learn how to contribute to international peace. One of the main aims of the conference is to develop consciousness about what is actually done to achieve peace in the real world as opposed to the general picture of an ideal world.  Participants will have 5 days to build up ideas and proposals by working together implement problem-solving plans.


If interested in this Conference, you must fulfil the following criteria:

  • Aged 25 or under as of August, 2014;
  • Active university or graduate student.


Organizers will cover full expenses for distant participants (travel, accommodation and meals). Overseas training is reserved only to domestic students. For further details make sure you follow carefully the updates made on the official webpage of the conference.


Interested applicants should fill-in the online application form, and make sure they upload the following documents: PCY 2014 application entry form, copy of your student ID in PDF format, passport photo with white background in JPG format, one recommendation letter in English in PDF format, and academic transcript in English in PDF format.

Deadline for applications is 30 May 2014.

If you have further questions about the application procedure or the conference program in general, please contact the Administration Office.

For a detailed overview of the event, check out the official webpage of the Conference.

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  1. Please,can the date for registration be extended? Have always had passion for Japanese culture and I intended writing my masters programme in Japan through the MEXT Scholarship Programme.I heard a little late and I started getting the required documents together on the 28th of May, getting the recommendation letter from the school authority takes about three days and unfortuneately, 29th of May was a public holiday here in Nigeria. I’d be grateful if the date can be extended. Thank you

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