Silk Road Cities Alliance (SRCA) and Beijing Belt & Road Cooperative Community (BRCC), Chongyang Institute for Financial Studies of Renmin University of China successfully co-host a large-scale international youth exchange event entitled "Silk Road & Youth Dream" in Beijing from 11th to 14th August 2018. Silk Road Young Leaders Club ( hereinafter referred to as SRYC) was jointly launched by the hosts as a platform of exchange and networking for youth from countries along the Belt and Road in the wake of the success of the First “Silk Road & Young Dreams” in August 2018.
After the first Silk Road & Young Dreams, many founding partners of SRYC have provided many projects to the participants.
At the same time, office of Mr. Massimo D’Alema former Prime Minister of Italy, the China-Maldives Cultural Association, Nepal office of the International Non-Government Organizations - World Green Climate Association(INGO - WGCA), Harbin Electric Interantional Co., Ltd. and other organizations have make the preliminary confirmation that they will establish SRYC exchange bases in Maldives, Nepal, Italy and other places to provide more communication ,experience and development opportunities for youngsters and talents.
All participants of “Silk Road & Young Dreams” are entitled automatically to SRYC membership.
Youngsters from countries along the Belt and Road who have not participated in the 1st Silk Road & Young Dreams, but voluntarily support and advocate the concept and spirit of Belt and Road Initiative, contribute to the youth exchange and cooperation within the BRI framework, are welcome to apply for joining in SRYC. 100 RMB of annual fee should be paid by the approved applicant before membership is established.
Members of SRYC can participate in daily communication and activities organized by hosts and partners and receive support from them. More details are in the next part.
Members of SRYC can apply for different projects provided by hosts and partners including but not limited to scholarship, free Chinese city tour, exchange opportunities to foreign bases and so on. The Secretariat will publish the relevant information on “丝路青年梦想汇（si lu qing nian meng xiang hui）”Wechat Public Account and in group chat for members.
Each member of SRYC may recommend five young candidates to apply for SRYC membership. Applications will be processed by SRYC Secretariat.
Members of SRYC can apply to become SRYC group and regional representatives who are responsible for daily contact between the Secretariat and the members.
The routine of SRYC includes but not limited to the followings:
The Secretariat will send SRYC News Bulletin to members and relevant parties to shed the light on the Belt and Road Initiative developments and share SRYC news as well as opinions and suggestions from members and partners.
Invite members and cooperative partners to participate in regular meetings, cultural exchanges and group activities.
The Secretariat will propose issues related to BRI, organize seminars and summarize solutions.
The Secretariat will get to know the needs of members and cooperative partners and assist in promoting relevant high-quality activities in SRYC.
Career development opportunities
Provide internship, employment and project cooperation opportunities of collaborative institutions.
SRYC Annual Meeting will be held each year in conjunction with the program of “Silk Road & Young Dreams” to provide communication and networking opportunities among SRYC members and partners.
Introduce resources for better cooperation
SRYC sincerely welcomes all individuals and organizations with the commitment to the youth exchange and cooperation among the Belt and Road countries to become SRYC partners, whose ideas and actions are highly important for the sustainable development of SRYC.
How to apply for the membership?
Please fill it in, name it “Silk Road Young Leaders Club / Name” and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Secretariat will process and reply as soon as possible.