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SLU Youth Institute

The SLU Youth Institute (SLU YI) aims to create interest among Swedish youth for global food security and to find sustainable solutions to the global challenges based on the UN Sustainable Development Goals. The SLU Youth Institute is a Swedish part of the many Youth Institutes coordinated by the World Food Prize Foundation. To participate, students write a short report about a global challenge of their own interest.

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Register your class here!

For the challenge SLU Youth Institute can you as a high school teacher register your class here. You can also participate in the challenge as an individual student by emailing youthinstitute@slu.se.

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Borlaug Dialogue Featured Roundtables

World Food Prize Foundation invites to the 2021 Borlaug Dialogue - 'Gaining momentum: Food systems transformation in the decade of action' on October 20-22.

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What is SLU Youth Institute?

The SLU Youth Institute is a life-changing experience hosted by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and the World Food Prize Foundation. High school students engage with local leaders and experts on critical global challenges, participate in hands-on activities, and explore exciting ways to make a difference in Sweden, across Europe and around the world. 

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International Teachers Inspiration Meeting,

Teachers that are working with the Global Challenge, or planning to do so in the future, are invited to an online international teacher’s meeting 19 January 2022 where we will hear examples from innovative teachers on how to use and integrate Global Challenge in high school education. There will be opportunity for all teachers to discuss and exchange experiences. Take the chance to network and increase your pedagogical portfolio! 

To registrate, please send an e-mail to youthinstitute@slu.se with your contact details. 

About Global Youth Institute

Each year, 200 exceptional high school students from around the world are selected to participate in the three-day Global Youth Institute hosted by the World Food Prize Foundation. 

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Published: 06 October 2021 - Page editor: agnes.bondesson@slu.se