The International Youth Leadership Conference is an annual event that brings together students interested in world politics from around the world. In 2017, the event will be held in Malaysia. Conference attendees have a chance to put their skills to the test in debates and mock decision making events. The conference also gives participants the opportunity to make speeches and draft resolutions. To be considered for the International Youth Leadership Conference, applicants must be fluent in English; however, non-native speakers are welcome to apply. In addition, applicants must be current undergraduate or graduate students in programs related to politics. Only applicants aged 26 and younger will be considered as participants for the conference. Participants are responsible for the cost of travel, accommodations and conference fees.