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We are delighted to announce that the 2023 Jeju International Future Generation Forum (JIFF) will be held from November 24th to 26th, 2023, hosted by the Jeju Self-Governing Province and co-organized with the UNITAR CIFAL Jeju.
The Forum presents an excellent opportunity for close to 60 young leaders from Jeju and Jeju’s sister cities to explore global issues, promote youth empowerment, and create concrete measures and strategies to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Event Title 2023 Jeju International Future Generation Forum (JIFF)
Date November 24th (Friday) ~ 26th (Sunday), 2023
Venue The Center for Social Connectivity of Jeju

※ Youth Steering Committee Program will be held from the middle of Sep to Oct

Host and Organizer Jeju Special Self-Governing Province
United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) ∥ Jeju International Training Center (JITC)
Participants International and domestic young adults.
Approximately 60 participants from Jeju and Jeju’s Sister Cities in the Asia-Pacific region and worldwide.


Main Topic : A Sustainable Future through the Language of Youth
Sub - topics : There will be four teams to cover four sub-topics. Participants can choose their topic of interest and will be assigned to a tea

Topic 1
Environmental Sustainability
SDG 13, 14, 15: Engage youth in climate action to conserve the environment and build sustainable cities and communities.
Topic 2
Equality and Justice
SDG 5, 10, 16: Achieve gender equality, reduce inequality, fostering just and inclusive urban communities.
Topic 3
Prosperity and Innovation
SDG 8, 9, 12: Promoting fair and just economic opportunities for youth through sustainable transformation.
Topic 4
Global Jeju
SDG 11: Encourage the youth to reflect on Jeju’s past and present in order to build a sustainable future.


Youth Steering Committee Sessions (Offline)

A total of five preparatory sessions from September to October, including one Orientation (OT) Session scheduled prior to the Forum.

Official Forum Day (Offline)

Date Content
Day 1
(November 24th, Friday)
· Opening Ceremony
· Introductory Session
· Parallel Session
· Parallel Session (Action)
· Welcome Dinner
Day 2
(November 25th, Saturday)
· Roundtable Discussion Session
· Finalization of the Recommendations from the Youth
· Declaration of the Recommendations from the Youth
· Closing Ceremony
· Jeju Site Visit Session
Day 3
(November 26th, Sunday)
· Jeju Site Visit Session
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2022 Jeju International Future Generation Forum(JIFF) Invitation Letter


On behalf of Jeju Special Self-governing Province Office, we are delighted to cordially invite your city to 2022 Jeju International Future Generation Forum (hereinafter “JIFF”) to be held in Jeju Island, South Korea on November 4, 2022.


We are pleased to launch the JIFF for the first time and convene over 100 young adults around the world to empower the youth as future global leaders. They will be given excellent opportunities to discuss global agendas and exchange ideas with a special focus on Sustainable Development Goals for a better common future for all.


The details of the Forum and application method are enclosed. We would be grateful if you could guide youth participants to register by September 2(Friday), 2022.



ŸEvent Title

2022 Jeju International Future generation Forum (JIFF)


November 4th, 2022 (Friday) Cafe Pickus Online live streaming

ŸHost / Organizer

Jeju Special Self-governing Province Office

United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR)

Jeju International Training Center (JITC)


Online for international participants Offline for Jeju-based participants


Guiding official who will be a focal point representing the participants from a city

Young adults with 20 ~ 39 years of age *4~5 people per city

ŸGrand Topic

Youth and Better Normal: Participation of Young Leaders for Our Common Future


1)       [SDG4] Education: ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all

2)       [SDG3] Health and Wellbeing: ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all

3)       [SDG4] Economy and Jobs: promote sustained, inclusive, and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment, and decent work for youth

4)       [SDG7,13,14,15] Environment: Sustainably conserve and manage our environment)


*Individual participants will select 1 topic of interest and submit their written essay.


1)       Youth Leadership Capacity-building program (Sep 24 to Oct 22)

: 5 sessions for Policy Proposal and Youth Empowerment Project proposal

2)       Official Event (November 4th)

: opening ceremony, keynote speech, talk concert, policy contest, cultural event


Digital device and stable internet environment for virtual participation


- [Youth Participants] register on Sep 2 (Fri)

- [Guiding Officials] register on Sep 2 (Fri)

- Kindly collect individual participants’ essays and send them in a one Zip file via email( by Sep 11(Sun)

*Application forms and essay guidelines are attached

We would be delighted to have you present at the 

Looking forward to your confirmed presence.


Respectfully yours,


Young Hun OH

Governor of Jeju Special Self-governing Province Office



[Annex1] 2022 JIFF Invitation Letter

[Annex2] 2022 JIFF Overview

[Annex3] Registration Form_Guiding officials

[Annex4] Registration Form_Youth participants

[Annex5] Panel Essay Guideline & Template


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