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Preliminaries for 2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit

Junior Engineering Academy

by Eco Generation | 10-09-2015 11:04 Comments 84 Comments

EEC2015 poster

Eco-generation Environmental Leadership Competition
in Saudi Arabia, India, Thailand and Worldwide

Preliminaries to the 2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit

Seoul, Republic of Korea



Samsung Engineering would like to offer opportunities to the young students to participate in the 2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit(GYELS) which is the biggest global environment forum for youth in Korea by sponsoring the respective winners of the Eco-generation Environmental Leadership Competitions to explore the environmental awareness activities.


Two respective winners of the competitions representing each country will be given the opportunities to participate in the 2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit which program includes Global Youth for the Environment Forum, Model United Nations and excursions in Seoul, Korea in order to advance their awareness, role and commitment for the environmental conservation and protection. The trip to 2016 GYELS in Korea will be in January 25-29 2016 and will be fully sponsored by Samsung Engineering.



       To raise awareness among youth within the community toward conservation of the environment

       To grow Eco-leaders in India by enhancing global leadership resulting from participating in the international event

       To fulfill the social responsibility through educating the future generation


Competition details

     Eligibility: Youth aged between 13~15 in each country and worldwide

     Theme: Future of Energy and Young People

     What to Submit: Competition details are varied. Please check each countrys competition information. 

   Please visit this link : Thailand

   Please visit this link : Saudi Arabia

   Please visit this link :  India

   Please visit this link :  Worldwide 

•     How to Submit: Please refer to this link 







Sep 11

Launching competition details via website

Poster and letter

Early Nov

Closing application system


Early Nov

Short-listing top 100

by Eco-generation HQ

Mid Nov

Short-listing top 22

by professor

Mid November

Finalists English interview / phone interview/ presentation contest

Contests may vary

Mid November

Result announcement

via Tunza Eco-generation

Mid December

Awarding ceremony

(Saudi Arabia, India and Thailand )

Worldwide selection has no awarding ceremony.


Jan 25-29

2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit


Detailed schedule can be changed upon each overseas office.


      Prize Details



Honorable Mentions

Partner organizations





Saudi Arabia


Winner certificate and trip to Korea

for 2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit


Eco-generation certificate and souvenir

Royal Commission for Jubail








Metropolitan Electricity Authority, St. Gabriels Foundation




Tunza Eco-generation







Trip to Korea will last for 5 days in January, 2016. Guardian from Samsung Engineering or partner organization shall accompany the winner for the whole trip. All flights and accommodation will be covered with meal allowances also provided. Economy class flight tickets will be offered. Two winners shall share one twin room upon genders. English speaking skill is mandatory to participate in the program. For more details of the trip, please contact ecogeneration@samsung.com

Parents cannot accompany the trip to GYELS. Chaperones from respective Samsung Engineering Offices or partner organization shall accompany the trip from each country to Korea.

Only the worldwide winners can accompany ONE chaperone under the condition to bear their own flight expense. Rest of the cost for the worldwide chaperones shall be burden by Samsung Engineering.

There is a possibility that the 2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit can be canceled. If the 2016 GYELS is canceled, only the certificate and the souvenirs shall be given to the winners.

Facilitator selection will be in December. Certain amount of online activities points of the year 2015 will be the basic requirement for the selection.

  The personal information must be correct. Eco-generation is not responsible for any problem caused by incorrect personal information. If the selected applicant does not respond to Eco-generation's notice e-mail in 5 business days, the selection will be automatically canceled and the opportunity will be given to the next applicant.

 Only one entry per student allowed. Multiple applications will not be accepted.

 Paper and E-mail applications are not accepted.

 Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 Late applications will not be considered.


Appendix 1.


2016 Global Youth Eco-Leadership Summit (Draft)


      Date: January 25 -29, 2016

      Venue: Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea

      Hosts: Samsung Engineering Eco-generation, Korea Green Foundation

      Organizer : Seoul National University

      Sponsor: Samsung Engineering


-           Age: 13~15(As of 31 December, 2015)

-           Language: An intermediate level of English fluency required


-           PART 1. Global Youth for the Environment Forum (GYEF): To learn about the environment from guest speakers such as professors, scientists and ambassadors.

-           PART 2. GYELS Model United Nations: To provide an interactive educational experience that teaches in an interesting and enjoyable way about the United Nations

-           PART 3. Excursions: To maximize the value of GYELS, cultural excursions are prepared for the global delegates. This will provide the participants of beautiful memories about Korea and fun memories with other global delegates.


GYELS Time Table

2016 GYELS time table

This schedule is subject to change












Appendix 2.


About Eco-generation

Samsung Engineering established Eco-generation in 1996 as one of the largest environmental education programs for children and youth in Korea. In 2006, Samsung Engineering expanded the program to the Asia-Pacific region by launching an English Eco-generation (www.eco-generation.org) website in partnership with the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). www.eco-generation.org is a childrens educational environmental website that emphasizes learning and sharing knowledge about the environment.


On September 27, 2011 Samsung Engineering and UNEP made steps to reach an international audience by launching tunza.eco-generation.org, a new environmental networking platform for children and youth. Tunza.eco-generation.org is an interactive environmental website that will serve as a platform to educate the community about the environment and create eco-friendly initiatives.


With a 19-year history, Eco-generation is Samsung Engineerings largest running CSR program, which has been supported by Samsung Engineerings expertise in the environmental business. This will continue to be one of the companys core initiatives to support and contribute the new generation via environmental education.



About Tunza Eco-generation website(tunza.eco-generation.org)

Tunza Eco-generation is the social networking platform to be an interactive and vibrant site presenting various possibilities to engage youth, children and organizations from various portals (chat – global, regional and thematic platforms webpages with dynamic functions where children and youth are able to upload/update their environmental activities which will then go live online after it has been cleared by an administrator of the platform, possibility of working on documents and editing of the same can take place online various tutorials between experts and young people voting functions/processes on various competitions, databases for various children, youth and sport processes).


About Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd

Samsung Engineering is one of the worlds leading engineering, procurement, construction and project management (EPC&PM) companies. With experience in over 30 countries, the company provides total project management from planning and financing through to construction and commissioning and has built some of the worlds largest and most complex hydrocarbon and industrial plants and facilities. Samsung Engineering has a reputation for delivering projects on time and uses the latest innovations to engineer industry-leading facilities. With its global workforce at 13,000 and 2012 revenues at 10.2 billion USD, the company is also one of the fastest growing EPC contractors. For more information, please visit www.samsungengineering.com



  • Joshua Amponsem says :
    I'm keeping an eye to be the facilitator for the upcoming GYELS.
    Posted 29-08-2016 08:52

  • SOMO GUYO says :
    Big up for Tunza Eco-generation and Samsung Engineering to establish this wonderful platform for the Youths and Children.Responsible Children and Youth in the world is key vision towards creation of sustainable environment.
    Posted 22-08-2016 18:16

  • Rethabile Moraa says :
    amazing... when is the next event ?

    Posted 03-08-2016 15:05

  • Clyde Jayvy Villanueva says :
    Are there new updates regarding regional environmental summits or conferences? Thank you.
    Posted 30-07-2016 14:32

    I would like apply to the world's Eco-generation Environmental Leadership posts and also contrbute towards environment sustainability and agricultre as one the SDG's.
    Posted 22-07-2016 16:30

  • JOHN PAUL says :
    When is the next event
    Posted 11-07-2016 20:11

  • Bustomi Laimeheriwa says :
    Wish I have a great chance to join sort of events held by Tunza Ecogeneration.
    Posted 22-06-2016 00:04

  • Manish Pal says :
    it's great!!!! with awesome opportunity to do something for others and broaden our carrier
    Posted 24-05-2016 08:54

  • Lyne Kazan says :
    Hi everyone, does anyone know if there is a winners list for the summit or something so we can see who was chosen.
    Posted 12-02-2016 09:30

  • John David Pilapil says :
    I should have known this earlier. However, thank you Tunza for giving everyone this kind of opportunity. I hope and pray that people who really care and who are inclined with environmental sciences get this kind of chances. On the other hand, CONGRATULATIONS TO EVERYONE WHO GOT IN! GOOD JOB!
    Posted 10-02-2016 21:48

  • Hajin Kim says :
    Oh no I can't believe I missed this!!
    Posted 07-02-2016 11:00

Sebara Tabouli Florent Christian

Sebara Tabouli Florent Christian

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    @Ngo Hai Minh, Hi Minh!!! It's been a while!! I told Christy about you. haha you can directly tell her through Tunza Eco-generation facebook either. :)
    Posted 03-12-2015 09:06

  • Ngo Hai Minh says :
    Well.. It has been a year since I last participated in GYELF. It was extremely happy with all delegates. I miss Korea I miss Seoul I miss all the delegates and specially, I miss Christy Lee. I lost contact with her. Anyone can help me to contact with her again?.. Thank all you alots
    Posted 30-11-2015 21:33

  • Rama Khadka says :
    good luck....
    Posted 29-11-2015 12:11

  • Dina Marcelina says :
    good luck everyoneeeee!
    Posted 26-11-2015 07:13

  • Dina Marcelina says :
    sent my application for facilitator though hehe
    Posted 26-11-2015 07:12

  • Dina Marcelina says :
    i wish ther'll be an event like this in indonesia for children
    Posted 26-11-2015 07:11

  • Amel Chelouah says :
    good luck everyone !!!
    Posted 26-11-2015 01:28

  • Amel Chelouah says :
    finally I send my application !!
    Posted 26-11-2015 01:26

  • waqas jan says :
    please tell me urgently how to apply please help.....
    Posted 25-11-2015 04:15

  • Rahul Kumar says :
    Posted 25-11-2015 02:33

  • Andika Lambarindo says :
    Nice! This is going to be a life changing experience
    Posted 24-11-2015 14:00

  • Ijeoma Uhuegbulem says :
    Can't wait to mentor these exceptional young leaders

    Posted 23-11-2015 08:30

  • Afifah Yahya says :
    This is really a great event hosted by the team. Thanks guys!
    Posted 22-11-2015 23:39

  • Rama Khadka says :
    I didn't got the activation email. I need to create new account for each sign in. Please help.
    Posted 22-11-2015 04:05

  • Reem Hasan says :
    What we are doing to the forests of the world is but a mirror reflection of what we are doing to ourselves and to one another.
    Chris Maser
    Posted 21-11-2015 21:26

  • Reem Hasan says :
    my brother is eligible I would like him to get educated and enlightened through this opportunity..thanks very much
    Posted 21-11-2015 21:24

  • Itumeleng Mpofu says :
    My age does not allow me to apply. I am going to apply for facilitator soon :)
    Posted 21-11-2015 04:43

  • Afifah Yahya says :
    Good luck to all participants!
    Posted 21-11-2015 03:09

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    For the Facilitator application, please visit here! http://tunza.eco-generation.org/competitonApplicationForm.jsp?viewID=13614
    Posted 20-11-2015 08:55

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    @Elizabeth, Facilitator recruitment is for 16-24! :D They are different categories. Go try!
    Posted 20-11-2015 08:55

  • Elizabeth Wanjiku says :
    Is the age bracket 13-15 or 16-24 because the call for application in the OFA page says 16-24?
    Posted 19-11-2015 19:29

  • Carolyne Kamau says :
    Can someone show me where to get the application form please?
    Posted 19-11-2015 16:29

  • Oluwatosin Oguntunde says :
    Great opportunity. All the best to all the applicant.
    Posted 19-11-2015 04:19

  • PETER KANGARA says :
    All the best to all of you.
    Posted 18-11-2015 20:19

  • Patricia Naz says :
    Good luck to everyone!
    Posted 17-11-2015 00:36

  • Yuliani Pabita says :
    Sad, i'm not eligible to apply. All the best to applicants!
    Posted 12-11-2015 18:58

  • thuy nguyen says :
    hope that I will lucky
    Posted 06-11-2015 23:48

  • BRENDA ARIAS says :
    ohhh this is a good oportunities for changes experiences in other countries and the form to the energy, the opportunity to learn about different alternatives to the use of energy and how they can be replicated in other countries as this allows contribute to improving the environmental impact associated with energy use and propose solutions to the use of alternative energy sources and more environmentally friendly....Thanks for the information
    Posted 03-11-2015 06:59

  • Ruth Montiel says :
    good luck everyone!
    Posted 03-11-2015 01:46

  • shahil gurung says :
    It'll be a great golden opportunity 4 all the young agers.

    Posted 02-11-2015 03:10

  • Debby LG says :
    Grab this great opportunity! Thanks to Tunza Eco-generation for holding such great event.
    Posted 30-10-2015 11:10

Eco Generation

  • Eco Generation says :
    @reza, each application system linked on the What to submit provision. Please find the worldwide link.
    Posted 29-10-2015 13:30

  • Reza Bayu Firmansyah says :
    How the way to submit our application just sending via email to Tunza Eco-Generation address email directly?
    Posted 29-10-2015 00:24

  • Kevin Kyaw says :
    This is great
    Posted 24-10-2015 23:01

  • Sudarshan Sreeram says :
    Hoping to attend this great event and learn more about the Eco leadership. I am waiting for this great opportunity.
    Posted 22-10-2015 19:01

  • Kevin Kyaw says :
    This is great.
    Posted 18-10-2015 21:41

  • Ram Neupane says :
    Rare opportunity to develop leadership quality at youn age.
    Posted 12-10-2015 23:31

  • indra adhikari says :
    all the best to paeticipants ..

    Posted 04-10-2015 10:36

  • Ednhil Almodovar says :
    I'm 17. Sad! But, best of luck to all the participants! :)
    Posted 19-09-2015 12:56

  • Samuel Muoria says :
    Great opportunity to network and horn leadership skills at young age.All the BEST :)
    Posted 18-09-2015 15:18

  • Kofi Appiah Saky says :
    this is great! what an opportunity. All the best guys.
    Posted 17-09-2015 12:20

  • Joshua Amponsem says :
    I wish I was 13. &#128522
    Eligible members should apply and do our best to share this opportunity with eligible people I our local networks.
    Best of luck to all applicants
    Posted 16-09-2015 17:36

  • Deepak Ghimire says :
    A very good opportunity to the youths. Best wishes :)
    Posted 16-09-2015 11:36

Luiz Bispo

  • Luiz Bispo says :
    It sounds awesome!!! =D
    Posted 15-09-2015 10:12

  • Rahul Acharya says :
    Best of luck to all the eligible participants

    Posted 15-09-2015 02:09

Sujan Adhikari

  • Sujan Adhikari says :
    Good chance youths from 13-15 .Grab it.
    Posted 15-09-2015 01:04

  • Bindu Bhandari says :
    This is a rare once in a life time opportunity. I express my best thoughts and wishes to proactive youths all over the world. All the best :)
    Posted 14-09-2015 21:14

Arushi Madan

  • Arushi Madan says :
    The biggest event of Tunza Eco Gen. All the best to eligible members.
    Posted 14-09-2015 17:47

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