Watch the AFS Global Conference recordings

Four AFS NOW sessions were streaming live from the AFS Global Conference

Rethinking Global Ed: What’s Hot, What’s Not, What’s Next

Trusted sources? Improving Media Literacy to Inspire More Global Citizens

Back to Basics: What Makes a School Global Ready

Funding & Partnerships: Crafting your Pitch to Fund Global Citizen and Global Competence Initiatives

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The 2019 AFS Global Conference will:

  • Explore winning strategies to bring global competence into classrooms and youth programs
  • Define how global competence helps all stakeholders better connect resources and communities to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals
  • Showcase how cutting-edge study abroad programs provide real-world learning opportunities and global skills that employers need
  • Dive into how global education builds resilience to extreme ideologies that divide people
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Join 600+ leaders from around the world

Who should attend?

  • Educators & Students

  • NGOs & Youth Leaders

  • Policymakers

  • Business Leaders & Social Entrepreneurs

  • Media & Influencers

  • Faith Representatives

Scholarships for Educators & Students

AFS is proud to launch scholarship applications for teachers and students to attend the 2019 AFS Global Conference. Teachers and students play a critical role in discussions on global citizenship education, as they are the ones who will tackle the greatest global challenges and the ones most directly affected by our education systems, policies, and practices.

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Discover Montreal

A well-known international host city, where some of the most exciting events in the world are held every year, Montreal provides a perfect setting for the 2019 AFS Global Conference.

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AFS Prize for Young Active Global Citizens

The new AFS annual prize will recognize one extraordinary young person for their commitment to improving the global community with US$10,000 and international recognition.

Applications are now closed. The winner will be announced at the AFS Global Conference, on 10 October 2019.

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Global citizenship news

2018 AFS Global Conference

Global Competence: Our Future, Our Responsibility

26-28 September 2018 in Budapest, Hungary

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