1. Call for Papers

a. The paper presentations will be open to all youth and student leaders, graduate students, faculty members, and educators from different colleges and universities in the Philippines and abroad.

b. The abstract of the paper related to conference theme shall be between 250-300 words in length.

c. The Secretariat will accept abstracts starting September 15 to October 15, 2022.

d. The pre-registration can be done online.

2. Review and Evaluation of Research Abstracts

a. A committee will be composed to review and evaluate the submitted abstracts. They shall screen the abstracts which will quality for 15-minute presentation or an hour-long presentation.

b. Deadline of submission of full papers for accepted research abstracts is set October 30, 2022. This is the same date for deadline of reduced fees and early bird registration, compulsory for all paper presenters.

Theme: "SDG 14: Harnessing the Power of Youth as a Global Citizen to the Ocean”


  • Lifelong Learning Programs for marginalized sectors of society;

  • UNESCO Clubs’ role to use teaching and learning, research, and service programs to improve the quality of life of the poorer sectors of society;

  • Youth empowerment

  • Sustainable Development Goals

  • Educating for Peace

  • Peace and culture; Peace and education; peace and media; peace and politics; peace and responsible journalism; peace and science and technology

  • Sustainable and healthy learning communities;

  • Contributions of UNESCO clubs to knowledge creation and co-creation with communities, and best practices in university-community engagement (Research on engagement/ reflective practice)

  • Life-skills development for community/ practitioners;

  • Sustaining university-community partnerships with a philosophy of equity and equality;

  • Development of educational programs for the depressed, deprived, and underserved (DDUs) communities; and

  • Community partnership for social development and social cohesion.