Participant Application to Y4WC's Forum at CITES CoP18 in Colombo Sri Lanka (20-28th May 2019).
Join Y4WC in the first youth-led skills development and networking forum to take place prior to and during CITES CoP18 in Colombo, Sri Lanka (20th-28th May, 2019).

Before applying make sure you have read all the information at:

To be eligible to apply you must:
- Be between 18 and 30 years old on the 19th of May 2019
- Be able to commit to travel to Sri Lanka from the 19th-29th of May 2019
- Be able to understand and speak english (fluency is not required, however the forum will be conducted in english and participants are expected to be comfortable in the language)
- Be a member of Y4WC: it’s free and only takes a minute
(By signing up, you agree that Y4WC can send you information about the youth movement in wildlife conservation, Y4WC campaigns and the occasional newsletter with added opportunities to get involved).

This application is to select individuals to attend the in-person Y4WC Forum in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
We wish we could take you all, but we are only ably to take a limited number of delegates with us. However, you will have the opportunity to benefit from this initiative, as alongside the in-person forum we are coordinating an online forum experience with everyone in the wider Y4WC network around the world.
It will give you the opportunity to develop your skills, benefit from capacity building resources, virtually network with other like-minded youth and together share your perspectives and experiences in meaningful discussions around CITES, wildlife trade matters and conservation initiatives.


1. Complete application. You may attach a separate page but you must adhere to the maximum word limits for each question.
2. Secure a letter of recommendation from a professional or community reference who is associated and/or familiar with your studies and/or work.
3. Include a photo of yourself.
4. Send it in and explore the rest of

Good Luck!!

Email address *
About you
First name: *
Family name: *
Email: *
Home Address *
Phone number including +(country code): *
Skype ID (optional):
Date of birth (mm,dd,yyyy): *
Country of origin *
Country of residence: *
Nationality: *
If multiple please list all
Gender: *
Highest level of education achieved: *
Current occupation: *
Are you affiliated with a company, educational institution or other organization? *
If yes, please include the name of organization/ institution and if applicable a website:
Number of years of professional and/or volunteer experience: *
How did you learn about the Y4WC Forum? *
Which of the following best describes your current professional or academic relationship to wildlife conservation? *
Please choose 1 option that best describes your situation
If other, please describe:
Never submit passwords through Google Forms.
This form was created inside of Youth for Wildlife Conservation. - Terms of Service - Additional Terms