The East Asian Seas Congress 2024 Youth Forum aims to bring together young leaders across the East Asian Seas region to have a deeper understanding of the marine environment, and impacts of climate change, share learning experiences in marine conservation and sustainable use of ocean resources, and explore ocean and climate innovation with the youth at the forefront of these solutions.

Date: 15-19 April 2024

Location: Korea National Ocean Science Museum in Uljin, Republic of Korea

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Citizen of the following countries in the East Asian Seas: Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Japan, Lao PDR, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Timor-Leste, Viet Nam
  • Must be 21 to 35 years old
  • Have, at least, one year exposure or experience in marine science, marine conservation, or any related fields
  • Have shown leadership skills or potential, ability to network and influence others in marine conservation and other related fields
  • Open to use social media channels to disseminate and promote key messages on marine conservation
  • Can communicate in English
  • Must have passport with, at least, six (6) months validity
  • Must be fit or allowed to travel in RO Korea within a one-week period

All travel and forum expenses will be covered by PEMSEA and the Korea National Ocean Science Museum.

Applications closed.