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Conference >> Individual Application

To register as a delegate or observer for the 2018 Winter Youth Assembly, please read the following information carefully. Before applying and registering, please make sure you fully understand and agree to the terms and conditions as well as the application and registration procedures. If you need any clarifications or have questions or concerns, we recommend that you contact us or read FAQs before applying. You can reach us via email yaregistration@faf.org.

Important Notice - Please Read

Key Dates

For Early-Bird Conference Registration only

  • October 16, 2017: Application opens
  • November 15, 2017: Application (with fee) closes
  • November 30, 2017: Registration (with fee) closes
  • December 31, 2017: Admission (with U.S visa) closes

If your application is accepted, and you have finalized your registration on or before November 30, 2017, you will have the opportunity to attend a briefing or visit at a Permanent Mission to the United Nations.

Early-bird registration closes on November 30, 2017 or as soon as slots are full. Regular registration will be announced at a later date.


  • Application Fee:
    • A $15.00 non-refundable and non-transferable fee is required to review and process a single application.
    • Submission of the application form and fee do not guarantee application acceptance nor complete the conference registration process.
    • Only accepted applicants will be provided with further instructions on how to proceed with registration and administration fee. Please DO NOT pay the administration fee prior to application acceptance.
  • Administration Fee:
    • A $185.00 non-refundable and non-transferable administration fee is required to complete registration and obtain invitation letter and admission to the Youth Assembly.
    • Please note that the United Nations or any of FAF’s program partners are not in anyway involved in the application or registration processes.
  • What do the application and administration fees cover?
    • While there is no registration fees required to take part in meetings or events that take place inside the United Nations Headquarters, these non-refundable fees are collected by Friendship Ambassadors Foundation (the organizers), in order to cover the costs of general administration and management of the event, which include but are not limited to staff support, venues, logistics, security requirements, and other conference service related fees.

Visa support

International applicants who are based outside of the United States are responsible for obtaining their own visa to travel to the US. Please note that Friendship Ambassadors Foundation’s responsibility is limited only to supplying the invitation letter. Read FAQs→

Terms & Conditions of Participation

Please read the terms and conditions carefully as it includes important clauses such as cancellation/refund policies, liabilities and disclaimers, etc. By submitting your application and registration, you fully understand and agree to the terms and conditions.

Refund Policy: Application and administration fees are non-refundable and non-transferable under any circumstances and for any reason. These circumstances and reasons may include, but are not limited to application rejection or withdrawal, registrant cancellation, medical condition, or denial of visa application with U.S. embassies.

Application/Registration Procedure



Final Admission

I. Application

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1. Fill out and submit the application form

The application form has three (3) parts – Applicant Information, Applicant Questionnaire, and Application Agreement Statement. Completing the form until the last part is required for the application to be submitted. Please note that you cannot save your answers at any point.

You will need to prepare the following requirements to be entered/uploaded when filling out the form.:

  • A copy of your government-issued identification card or passport (File max size: 5 MB; Filename format: Full Name_ID.jpg)
  • Passport number if you need to apply for a U.S. visa to attend the conference*
  • Your answers to the application questionnaire, which will be used to evaluate your application

Applications will be reviewed and evaluated based on eligibility and criteria set by Friendship Ambassadors Foundation. Fill out the form carefully and to the best of your knowledge as it will determine your application acceptance.

2. Check your email for payment instructions

As soon as your application form is submitted successfully, you shall receive an auto-response email which will include a copy of your submitted application form and payment instruction for your application fee.

3. Pay the application fee

Follow the instruction on how to pay the application fee of $15.00 (USD) per application/applicant. This non-refundable and non-transferable application fee is required to review and process a single application. No application will be reviewed without receiving the application fee. Please refer to this chart for the application and registration timeframe for each payment method.

4. Wait for the status of your application

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt of the application fee and on a first-come first-served basis. Submission of the application form and fee do not automatically guarantee admission to the Youth Assembly. Your application will be evaluated based on our eligibility and application selection criteria. You will receive an email regarding the status of your application (accepted, pending, rejected) within 3 business days after your application is reviewed. Once your application is accepted, you will be instructed to proceed to the next steps for registration.

II. Registration

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1. Pay the administration fee

Follow the instructions from your application acceptance email on how to pay the administration fee of $185 (USD) per registration/registrant.

This non-refundable and non-transferable administration fee is required to process a single registration and to issue invitation letter and admission to the Youth Assembly.

Failure to submit the administration fee by the indicated date in the application acceptance email will result to your application being withdrawn and registration cancellation, and your application fee will also be forfeited.

To be eligible for Early-bird benefit, pay the administration fee before November 30, 2017.

2. Wait for your status of your registration

Upon receipt of your administration fee, you will receive a registration confirmation email with further instructions within 3 business days.

3. For visa applicants only: Apply for U.S. visa

You will receive a Formal Invitation Letter which can be used as visa application supporting document. Please note, the Formal Invitation Letter does not serve as your admission to the Youth Assembly.

If your U.S visa is granted by the embassy, please proceed to the Final Admission; if you are not able to obtain your U.S visa by first attempt, we suggest that you reassess your application requirements if there are any insufficient documents and decide whether you wish to apply again. Otherwise, you may apply for the Youth Assembly again in the near future. Unfortunately we will not be able to refund the application fee and administration fee in case visa is not granted, as we have invested our efforts in processing your application.

III. Final Admission

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1. Receive Formal Admission Letter

For non-visa applicants: You will receive your Formal Admission Letter upon completion of your registration.

For visa applicants: please provide a copy of your U.S. visa on or before January 22, 2018 in order to receive your Formal Admission Letter; to receive Early-bird benefit as well, provide a copy of your U.S visa on or before December 31, 2017.

2. Check-in with Formal Admission Letter

Print or save a copy of your Formal Admission Letter and present it to the Youth Assembly Representatives on the day of check-in. The Formal Admission Letter will serve as your admission to the Youth Assembly.

3. Check emails frequently for important announcements before departure

Take the first step by filling out the application form here.