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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.

This is how you write your Global Challenge

Here you will find information on how to write your Global Challenge and inspiration for different subject areas your paper can be about.

Launch of SLU Youth Institute!


What is the 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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How to participate

To participate in the SLU Youth Institute, high school students do research about a global issue and write a Global Challenge report. Students could participate either with the entire class or individually.

Read more about topics and how to write your Global Challenge report  

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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Food systems summit x Sustainabe Development Goals!

"Sustainable food systems don’t just help to end hunger. They can help the world achieve critical progress on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals." - United Nations

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