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[ Program Description ]

International Youth Friendship Summit is a program of Intercultural Friendship Society to unites young people from various background and gives them an opportunity to share their ideas and utilize their diverse skill-sets, knowledge and networks to effectively address persistent problems of today.

Participants will participate sessions dedicate to various topics such as the contribution of young people to social justice and equality, technology, environment, public policy advocacy and education.

[ Our Values ]


Set off and act from self-initiatives, without seeking for material feedback and for the sake of civilians, as a method and a statement for social change

Human Rights

Respect every individual according to the statement written in Universal Declaration of Human Rights.


International solidarity for a world with more justice and solidarity between humankind in every walk of life.

Respect for the Environment

Respect, maintain, and appreciate the environment as well as the ecosystem because we live in it and we depend on it for living.


Open and inclusive for all individuals who has one vision with our movement, without judging through their genders, skin tone, religion, nationality, social status or political views and any other possible reasons for discrimination.


Cooperating with local community and local actors to strengthening positive potential of the whole civilians and form the local community become a main actor of change.

[ Program Goals ]

Unites young people from around the world and gives them an opportunity to see that beyond our nationality, ethnicity, beliefs, past experiences and present circumstances, we are all human beings who essentially want the same things: acceptance, love, equality and peace.

This goals of this program is to ignite empathy and compassion, to inspire youth to turn this compassion into action by giving them the necessary tools and support to make an impact in their homes, their communities, their world, among their peers and, most importantly, within themselves.

[ Activity ]

1. Truth & Dialogue

Dialogue aimed to build the group and elicit trust amongst participants as prerequisite to start exploring concepts related to conflict such as personal and social identities, conflict dynamics or violence. It culminated with one day spent sharing how conflicts affected the lives of participants as young individuals.

2. Cultural Diversity

A walking around in the capital city will never be as great as this third activity. We fight the shyness and fearness together in facing the local people and speaking english even local language to them. Applying a fun games of observation in the field of tourism, cultural and social diversity in a group, the participants will able to make some documentary movie and such a wonderful picture with the local people during the activity.

3. Youth Peace Symposium

Inspiring each other trough the symposium, creating a hole new experience, perspective and appreciation among the presentator. Under the mentor of expert in the field, this section goal is to challenge the youth to blow their mind at the moment of youth peace symposium.

[ Site Details ]

The Asia Pacific Development Center

The Asia Pacific Development Center or APCD was built in Bangkok, Thailand as a center on disability and development, inherited by Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons. The APCD later managed by collaboration between Ministry of Social Development and Human Security, Royal Thai Government and the Japan International Cooperation Agency, Government of Japan. As time goes by, the APCD made cooperation with more than 30 countries in the Asia-Pasific Region and currently under the Patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn.


Day 1

16.00: Airport Arrival
16.00 – 18.00: Check in
18.00 – 20.00: Welcoming Session

Day 2

09.00 – 12.00: Empathy Workshop at Asia Pacific Development Center
12.00 – 14.00: Lunch and Pray
14.00 – 17.00: Focus Group Discussion

Day 3

08.00 – 13.00: Youth Peace Symposium
13.00 – 14.00: Lunch
14.00 – 16.00: Cultural Tourism Observation
16.00 – 20.00: Free Event
20.00 – 22.00: Closing Dinner

Day 4

09.00 – 12.00: Departure to Airport


Health, safety and security are our top priorities when you join the program. Lodging, food and transportation are provided always with a mind to protect you as you become part of this program. Your Hotel Inn offers 24-hour security, and maximum security in guest rooms and public areas. Your team leader is trained in first aid.

After a day of program, the evenings and weekends are free to explore the many cultural, historical and natural points of interest surrounding the venue of the program. You can visit museums, galleries and historical sites for cultural and historical enthusiasts and shopping for bargain hunters as well as for your loved ones.

  1. Return ticket from your home to visited country Airport
  2. Personal equipment
  3. Transportation outside program implementation
  1. Food: Three times per day, halal, with bottled drinking water.
  2. Accommodation: Hotels / inns with appropriate culture, as well as close to community centers.
  3. Land Transport: Airport transfer and transportation in program implementation.
  4. Leadership Team: Global Volunteer Staff or team of volunteer leaders, coupled with required consultants.
  5. Program facilities and infrastructure: Resources to complete or maintain community projects on each team. Development of long-term priority facilities and under “Friendship From Indonesia”
  6. Program Coordination: Costs for operations and management, 24-hour emergency telephone contact with staff, community evaluation and exploration visits, team orientation materials, volunteer preparation, individual emergency evacuation insurance and additional health insurance, international staff training, and communication.
  7. Administration: office overhead and logistics support.


  1. Youth aged 15-30 years
  2. Willing to follow and obey the program rules
  3. Have a high commitment to be a global community and a spirit of dedication
  4. Have a good character, do not have record of bad behavior
  5. No special educational background and required special language skills.
  1. Program Fee = Rp2.950.000 / US$215
  2. First Phase Payments
    Deadline: July 1st = Rp.1.000.000 / US$100 
  3. Second Phase Payments
    Deadline: July 22 2018 = Rp1.950.000 / US$115