Sri Lanka Celebrates Youth with AIESEC Congress

AIESEC International Congress, the biggest annual AIESEC event aimed at celebrating youth leadership, cultural diversity and global togetherness, will be hosted once more in Sri Lanka. The congress was previously hosted in Sri Lanka in 1995 which led to the establishment of AIESEC in Sri Lanka. After 24 years, Sri Lanka is again honored with the opportunity of hosting the 71st  International Congress in 2019.

Commencing on the 6th of July, the conference will be hosted till the 14th, under the strategic guidance of Sri Lanka Convention Bureau with the participation of over 800 young leaders from more than 120 countries. The conference will be comprised of a series of vibrant events such as Opening Ceremony, Global Village, YouthSpeak Forum, World’s Largest Lesson and Sri Lankan Night.

AIESEC in Sri Lanka is currently present in 8 universities namely University of Colombo, University of Jayawardenapura, University of Peradeniya, University of Kelaniya, University of Moratuwa, University of Ruhuna, NSBM Green University and Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology. With over 1000 active members, AIESEC in Sri Lanka strives to provide international exposure and experience centered leadership development opportunities to the youth of the country. Through exchange programmes it provides a global platform to the youth of Sri Lanka to develop their leadership skills.

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