What are the criteria for the selection of AYDF Delegates?

  1. Individuals of ASEAN and Timor Leste nationalities, aged between 18 and 35 years old are eligible to apply.
  2. Proficiency in both written and spoken English is a requirement as the sessions will take place in English.
  3. Applicants should have received a minimum of two doses of COVID-19 vaccination.
  4. Differently, abled individuals are strongly encouraged to submit their applications.
  5. Entrepreneurs working in any sector of the digital economy are encouraged to apply. Additionally, educational background in domains like Business Studies, Management, Digital Business technology, AI,  Business analytics etc are encouraged to apply.
  6. People working in startups/SMEs or MSMEs focused on digital economy-related sectors and activities are also encouraged to apply.
  7. Candidates should possess a minimum of two (2) years of relevant experience and must either be currently employed in institutions related to the digital economy, youth entrepreneurship, and intellectual property rights or be pursuing a post-graduation degree or above in a related field.
  8. Candidates must be willing to commit to developing 1 training session (group) for the business community within 6 months.