Youth Leadership Summit

 

The Youth Leadership Summit is an event that brings together young leaders with and without intellectual disabilities. The leaders represent the youth voice in the ongoing movement for inclusion, engage in cross-cultural exchange and receive imperative leadership training.

The European Youth Leadership Summit (EYLS) will take place in conjunction to the Special Olympics Sweden Invitational Games. It will gather 30 participants from 9 countries for three days of lectures, activities and sports. EYLS will take place 1-3 February 2020 at Mid Sweden University in Östersund.

The Global Youth Leadership Summit (GYLS) will take place in conjunction to the World Games 2021 and will gather about 150 participants from around the world.

Venue

The campus of Mid Sweden University will be the location for Healthy Athletes and the European Youth Leadership Summit during the Invitational Games.  It is located in central Östersund.

Mid Sweden University has 13 000 students, of which 2800 study in Östersund. It is the only sports university in Sweden with a focus on sports for people with disabilities.