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Updates and news ★ Winners' Package Is Coming Soon!

13 Jan 2022

Dear GLEC Vietnam participants,


We, the GLEC Secretariat, have just completed the nationality verification procedure with all winners from GLEC Vietnam 2021. We have been preparing for sending out the winner's package to all local and international winners, including the benefit program details and application procedure. Considering the international shipping delays caused by the long new year's holidays globally, any packages may arrive within February.


For your reference, we are attaching the program schedules:


1. Global GLEC Conference

'Global GLEC Conference (GGC)' is an international academic conference where worldwide GLEC winners from Korea, Vietnam, India, China, and Japan, and talented students from each country interact with one another. Participants from all around the globe will be able to seek methods of cooperation on the international agenda through lectures of UN experts and team debates related to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In addition, students are expected to develop capacity as global citizens through opportunities to cultivate global leadership, exchange or experience various cultures and develop their future careers through presentation training and career development sessions.


  • Only winners of the ‘2021 Global Leadership English Challenge’ are qualified to participate in the GGC, and the conference may be held all online-based due to the Covid-19 pandemic. All related details including the registration procedure and detailed program schedule will be included in the package!
  • Program Duration: 11 March (Fri.) ~ 13 March (Sun.) 2022 (2 Nights/3 Days)
  • Venue: Online Platform Zoom


2. UN SDG Book Club: Intensive Writing Study

‘UN SDG Book Club’ is a youth book discussion group initiated by the United Nations Publications, to teach the international youth about the importance of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But, reading is just the first step.  The ‘Intensive Reading/Writing Study’ is an intensive and professional English class based on the high-end English books selected by the UN selection committee including the UN Publications and the International Publisher Association in New York, USA. Based on the international model UN curriculum, the study program consists of individual/group English discussions and/or case studies, Model iBT TOEFL test, and expert feedback using the US Educational Testing Service (ETS). All participants are expected to achieve in-depth educational book reading skills as well as report writing skills by writing academic essays on the monthly theme, 2030 Agenda, and the UN SDGs.


  • 'Intensive Writing Study' is open to all participants who are 1) aged more than 12-year-old, and 2) interested in reading books, sharing experiences, and writing essays. However, some students may not be able to participate if their levels do not match with other students. All related details including the application procedure and detailed program schedule will be included in the package!
  • Program Duration: 8-week-curriculum (classes on weekends), February 2022 ~ March 2022
  • Venue: Online Platform Zoom


3. Training Program on the United Nations

‘Training Program on the United Nations (TP: Vietnam)’ is a premier pedagogical program on the UN agenda led by UN high representatives and staff from international organizations over the globe. Both national and international students from middle school or high school from all over the world will not only virtually visit the UN Headquarters in New York, USA, and Geneva, Switzerland but will also be able to discuss global issues with UN high officials. Through this program, participants will be able to learn about international affairs both academically and practically, have an opportunity to network with UN officials, ambassadors, and NGO officials, and finally, learn tips on how to build a career at the UN.


  • 'Training Program on the United Nations' is open to all participants who are 1) aged more than 14-year-old, and 2) interested in the works of the United Nations and international organizations. All participants should be very fluent in English being able to understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, especially on the Sustainable Development Goals.
  • Program Duration: August 2022 (scheduled) *Exact date/time will be confirmed considering the Vietnamese academic calendar.
  • Venue: Online Platform Zoom


Any inquires regarding the winner benefits can be made directly to the GLEC Secretariat at glec@hopetofuture.org.


Best,

GLEC Vietnam

We support the Sustainable Development Goals.