Calling all Middle East youth, now’s your chance

Middle East youth, your world needs you at the Middle East Youth Expo where thousands of youth delegates are set to explore sustainable solutions for both people and the planet,  and YOU can take part.

Middle East Youth Expo 2020

Here’s a chance for Middle East youth, aged 14-21, to make their mark on the world and change it for the better.

The Middle East Youth Expo 2020 (MEYE 2020) is finally coming to Abu Dhabi and will be the biggest youth engagement event in the region, taking place on 3rd-5th February at Mubadala ArenaMubadala Arena, Zayed Sports City.

Thousands of youth delegates will flock to the three-day event to explore sustainable solutions for both people and planet aligned to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the UAE Vision 2021.

Middle East Youth Expo 2020

Get inspired by more than 70 international speakers who will take you on a journey of their success.

Head to the ‘Youth Now’ hub, one of more than 10 immersive experiences, where debates and discussions aim to solve some of the world’s most important challenges.

Subjects such as the impact of plastic pollution in our oceans, sustainable fashion and social entrepreneurship, among others, will be on the agenda at more than 30 workshops and panel discussions


The event is free to attend for all schools, colleges and universities in the UAE and open to participation from NGOs and volunteer organisations in the UAE on the 5th February, when Kailash Satyarthi, Nobel Peace Laureate and Honorary Ambassador for MEYE 2020 will give an opening address on the globalization of compassion and youth.

Middle East Youth Expo

There’ll also be a celebration of young leaders in the Middle East who have shown to be resilient change-makers dedicated to solving global issues and who have inspired their peers and communities with the inaugural MEYE 2020 Young Leader of the Year Awards, in collaboration with international youth movement One Young World.


To view the full programme of international speakers, opportunities for student engagement and to register for schools, colleges, university students, NGOs and volunteer organizations, visit:

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