Nom original: attachment.pdf
Titre: Microsoft Word - YaleApplication-14Nov.docx.doc
Auteur: Marion Dossner
Ce document au format PDF 1.3 a été généré par Word / Mac OS X 10.7.2 Quartz PDFContext, et a été envoyé sur fichier-pdf.fr le 02/12/2011 à 22:12, depuis l'adresse IP 79.93.x.x.
La présente page de téléchargement du fichier a été vue 1204 fois.
Taille du document: 109 Ko (2 pages).
Confidentialité: fichier public
Télécharger le fichier (PDF)
Aperçu du document
Seeking Applications for the Reaching Zero | Global Zero Student Summit at
Yale University – 18/19 February 2012
Currently study at a university and have an interest in international affairs or social activism?
Want to become part of an international movement for the elimination of all nuclear
weapons consisting of more than 300 world leaders, civil society organizations, and student
activist groups around the world?
Want to become a leading Global Zero student organizer at your university and set up a
Have a desire to learn more about social entrepreneurship and participate in advocacy,
media, and campaigning workshops led by expert practitioners and get firsthand experience
of how the non-‐profit sector works?
Like to travel and want to meet and exchange ideas with some of the smartest and most
innovative students from universities around the world?
Want the chance to meet world leaders in person and have some high-‐level conversations
about how to reduce and eventually eliminate nuclear weapons?
…then apply for Reaching Zero | Global Zero Student Summit at Yale University and
become part of the Global Zero Student Network!
When: 18 – 19 February, 2012
Where: Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Costs/Expenditures: Global Zero covers your travel costs and accommodation.
Reaching Zero | Global Zero Student Summit at Yale:
Global Zero will bring together more than 100 outstanding students from around the world for a
special Global Zero event at Yale University, February 18-‐19, 2012. The student conference will serve
as a springboard for a new group of Global Zero student organizers and will mark the launch of
Global Zero’s 2012 campaign. Convening for two days, you as a Global Zero student representative
will participate in intensive policy and campaign training and strategize on building the movement.
The program will include sessions with eminent leaders and experts on Global Zero’s goal of
enlisting heads-‐of-‐government to hold a Nuclear Weapons Summit to launch the first in history
multilateral nuclear arms negotiations; removal of tactical nuclear weapons from Europe; nuclear
weapons and the French, Russian, and United States Presidential elections; and online and offline
strategies to galvanize the campaign.
About Global Zero and the Student Network:
Global Zero is the international movement for the elimination of all nuclear weapons. Launched in
December 2008, Global Zero has grown to include 300 political, military, business, and civic leaders
and more than 400,000 citizens worldwide; developed a step-‐by-‐step policy plan to eliminate nuclear
weapons in the next two decades; and built an international student movement with 90 campus
activist groups in countries as United States of America, Germany, United Kingdom, France, Russia,
Pakistan, India, Turkey and Canada. After participating in Reaching Zero, you will return home and
remain in touch with your fellow students to organize events and promote Global Zero locally at your
university in concert with the global campaign. To do this you will have support from Global Zero
staff around the world and access to a wide range of Global Zero resources. Furthermore, you will
have the opportunity to participate in other Global Zero Events to be held in 2012.
Application Process/Deadline for Students from Europe and Russia:
Only a small group of applicants who have the potential to be strategic movement organizers will be
Deadline: Applications are to be submitted via email before 12th of December. Applicants needing a
visa to travel to the United States should submit their application by 5th of December. As applications
will be considered on a rolling basis, we strongly recommend applying earlier.
CV/Resume (1-‐ 2 Pages)
Letter of Interest: Explain briefly why you think the elimination of nuclear weapons is one of
the most important issues of our century and why you would like to join the Global Zero
movement (600 words max.)
3. Global Zero at your University: Explain briefly what kind of activities you would like to
organize at your university to get people involved (600 words max)
Please email your complete application with the subject “Reaching Zero” to
Note: If you are studying outside Europe/Russia, please visit the following web page for application
and registration information: http://www.globalzero.org/en/reachingzero