Details for 10th Annual Human Rights Youth Summit

6 July 2013

The upcoming 10th annual Youth for Human Rights International Human Rights Summit 2013 to be held in Brussels from September 6th to the 8th, will follow our proud tradition of bringing youth from around the world together to share, encourage and inspire global peace and tolerance.

The purpose of Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) is to teach youth about human rights, specifically the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), and inspire them to become advocates for tolerance and peace. The mission of YHRI is educational and apolitical, focusing on teaching universal human rights as set out in the United Nations UDHR. Our accomplishments of the previous year and our goals for the following year will be covered at the Summit. For more information please refer to and

Youth for Human Rights International is proud to co-organize the Summit with Youth for Human Rights Belgium as well as the Human Rights Department of the Church of Scientology International and a host of supporting organizations. International Youth Ambassadors will present their respective Human Rights Education activities. The Human Rights Heroes 2013 awards will be presented for outstanding contributions marking another year of exponential expansion and successes!


September 6 - International Human Rights Summit
September 7 - Human Rights Education Workshop
September 8 - Inter-Religious Conference for Peace

There are no admission fees for the International Human Rights Summit meetings and events.

Business attire or traditional dress is appropriate for all events and meetings.

YOUTH DELEGATES (16 to 27 years):
Youth Delegate application forms are available at ( Only 30 Youth Delegates will be selected, based on merit, to represent their respective countries.

There are NO sponsorships available for airfares, visa or mandatory travel insurance. Only the 30 Youth Delegates (16 to 27 years) representing their respective countries are eligible to APPLY for the limited number of sponsorships for expenses in Brussels (accommodations, local transport and food), which are available for qualifying Youth Delegates (16 – 27 years) based on merit. All other youth and adults participate at their own expense.

VISA REQUIRED TO ENTER BELGIUM (YOUTH & ADULTS): If you need a visa to enter Belgium, please request our IMPORTANT VISA GUIDELINES Re: Embassy of Belgium Short Stay Visa (up to 90 days) (

NO VISA REQUIRED CONFERENCE REGISTRATION: Early registration is recommended. Limited seating available at