Reach Out To Asia (ROTA) hosts its sixth youth conference on leadership, service learning and global citizenship. This year's theme is "Sports for Youth Empowerment" and sportanddev brings you first-hand coverage.

EMPOWER 2014 aims to attract up to 450 young people between the ages of 16-26 and participants are mainly from Qatar. However, the event will be accessible to a global audience through articles posted below and live streaming on the ROTA website.

EMPOWER focuses on equipping young people with the skills to take active roles in building their communities and have a voice on global issues. The three- day event will include a combination of seminars, panel discussions, power speeches, keynote speeches, small group workshops, off-site visits, and a youth panel. 

The schedule begins on Thursday 27 March at 4.30pm local time (2.30pm Central European Time).


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