Developing bilateral agreements for youth mobility

Friday, 11 October – 14:00 – 15:00
Room: Sala 1.15

Youth mobility has been a way for many countries to support their youth in becoming global citizens. In this session, hear from Canada, Portugal and Switzerland as they describe their country-to-country youth mobility agreements that help youth develop both personally and professionally through international work and travel.  You will learn about the many benefits of these agreements for their respective countries, and what it takes to bring such agreements to fruition.


Ambassador Júlio Vilela

Director General for Consular Affairs and Portuguese Communities
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lisbon

Dr. Urs Obrist

Senior Science and Technology Counsellor
Embassy of Switzerland in Canada

Clark Goodman

International Experience Canada


Roswitha Diehl-Maclean

Counsellor, Migration
Embassy of Canada in Paris

Why attend

  • Over 600 attendees from the global youth and student travel industry
  • 150+ pre-selected buyers
  • Up to 48 pre-scheduled business appointments
  • 92% senior management attendees
  • 25 seminars and workshops
  • Up to 7 networking events