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    • 6th ISTANBUL INTERNATIONAL YOUTH FORUM ISTANBUL YOUTH FORUM 2011 ISTANBUL YOUTH FORUMINFORMATIONBOOKLET2011 1
    • ISTANBUL YOUTH FORUM 2011PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME FOR DELEGATES Monday 16th May All day Delegates’ Arrival and Registration 18.30-21.30 Introductions & Welcome Barbecue 21.30-22.00 Transfer from Robert College to Bilek Hotel Tuesday 17th May 08.00-08.30 Transfer from Bilek Hotel to Robert College 09.00-13.00 Teambuilding at Konak Terrace 13.00-14.00 Lunch 14.00-18.00 Teambuilding at Plateau 18.00-19.00 Eurovillage Preparations 19.00-20.30 Eurovillage 21.00-22.30 Country Presentations 22.30-23.00 Transfer from Robert College to Bilek Hotel Wednesday 18th May 08.00-08.30 Transfer from Bilek Hotel to Robert College 09.00-12.00 Opening Ceremony & Panel Debate 12.00-13.30 Committee Work 13.30-14.30 Lunch 14.30-18.00 Committee Work 18.00-18.15 Teacher-Delegation Check Meeting 18.30-19.15 Transfer to Committee Dinners from Robert College 19.15-22.30 Committee Dinners 22.30-23.00 Transfer to Bilek Hotel from Committee Dinner venues Thursday 19th May 08.00-08.30 Transfer from Bilek Hotel to Robert College 09.00-13.00 Committee Work 13.00-14.00 Lunch 14.00-18.00 Committee Work 18.00-19.00 Dinner 19.00-19.30 Preparations for the Party 19.45-21.00 Speed Date 21.00-00.00 Theme Party 00.00-01.00 Transfer from Robert College to Bilek Hotel2
    • ISTANBUL YOUTH FORUM 2011Friday 20th May12.30–13.00 Transfer from Bilek Hotel to T.G.I Fridays13.00-14.30 Lunch at T.G.I Fridays14.30-15.00 Transfer from T.G.I Fridays to Robert College15.00-18.30 GA Preparation at Robert College18.30-19.15 Euroconcert Preparations19.15-20.00 Dinner20.00-22.00 Euroconcert22.00-22.30 Transfer from Robert College to Bilek HotelSaturday 21st May08.00-08.30 Transfer from Bilek Hotel to Robert College08.30-13.00 General Assembly13.00-14.00 Lunch14.00-18.30 General Assembly18.30-19.00 Boat Trip Preparations19.00-19.30 Walk from Robert College to Boat19.30-23.30 Boat Trip23.30-00.00 Transfer from Boat to Bilek HotelSunday 22nd May08.00-09.00 Transfer from Bilek Hotel to Robert College09.00-13.00 General Assembly13.00-13.30 Lunch13.30-15.00 Closing Ceremony15.00 Departures 3
    • ISTANBUL YOUTH FORUM 2011PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME FOR Chaperones Monday 16th May All Day – Delegation Arrival and Check In at the Bilek Hotel 18.00 – Transfer to Robert College 18.30 - Conference Registration and Welcome BBQ 21.30-22.00 – Transfer from Robert College to Bilek Hotel Tuesday 17th May 08.00 Transfer from Bilek Hotel to Robert College 09.00 Teachers Teambuilding (Faculty Parlour) 10.00 Guided Campus tour – (including Co ee on Plateau) 12.30 Lunch 13.30 EYP Turkey and IYF Information Meeting 14.30 Excursion including Rumelihisari excursion and Ortakoy 17.30 MMMigros Supermarket shopping (Eurovillage Shopping for fresh food items) 18.30 Eurovillage Preparations 19.00 Eurovillage 21.00 Country Presentations 22.30 Transfer from Robert College to Bilek Hotel Wednesday 18th May 08.00 Transfer to Robert College from Bilek Hotel 09.00 Opening Ceremony 10.30 Co ee Break 11.00 Panel Debate 12.30 Lunch 13.30 Teachers’ Excursion to the Asian side of Istanbul 18.00 Teacher-Delegation Check Meeting (on school campus) 18.30 Delegates and chaperones transfer to Committee Dinner loca- tions 19.00 Teachers’ Dinner at Ortaköy House Cafe 22.30 Transfer to Bilek Hotel from Ortaköy4
    • ISTANBUL YOUTH FORUM 2011Thursday 19th May08.00 – 08.30 Transfer to Bilek Hotel from Robert College09.00 – 10.00 Free time (committe observation) on campus10.00 – 17.00 Sultnahmet Tour Kapalıçarşı18.00 – 19.30 Dinner in Sultanahmet and travel back to the hotel(tram )19.30 – 20.30: free time at hotel20.30 – transfer to Robert College21.00 – 24.00 Theme Party in Maze (RC Campus)24.00 – 01.00 Transfer from Robert College to Bilek HotelFriday 20th May13.00 Transfer from Bilek Hotel to T.G.I Fridays13.30 Lunch at T.G. I Fridays followed by free time19.45 Dinner at Robert College21.00 Euroconcert23.00 Transfer to Bilek Hotel from Robert CollegeSaturday 21st May08.00 – 08.30 Transfer from Bilek Hotel to Robert College09.00 General Assembly – all day19.30 Boat Trip23.30 Transfer from Boat to Bilek HotelSunday 22nd May08.00 Transfer from Bilek Hotel to Robert College08.30 General Assembly and closing ceremony14.00 onwards – Departures 5
    • ISTANBUL YOUTH FORUM 2011 elements of the sessıon Teambuılding Teambuilding will take place out in to improve cooperation and the open on a plateau overlooking communication within the team. the Bosporus if weather allows. Teambuilding in previous IYFs During Teambuilding, delegates have proved that putting on sun will get to know their committee cream prior the teambuilding is members. The chairpersons essential! Dress code: comfortable, will engage committees in sports/outside clothing, sensible teambuilding activities that aim and appropriate for wearing at school. COMMITTEE WORK During the next two days after will then be written out and the teambuilding, committees put into academic format. The will discuss and analyze their Committee Work will take place committee topics and try to reach in Gould Hall in Robert College. solutions by negotiation. The Dress code: smart casual result, the motions for resolutions6
    • ISTANBUL YOUTH FORUM 2011 GENERAL ASSEMBLYThe General Assembly will take attack speeches and participate inplace in the Robert College op en debate. The session will endauditorium and each participant with the voting procedure andwill then be able to raise the motions will be judged by thequestions and articulate their delegates. All delegations mustideas. General Assembly will be present during the generalallow delegates to defend their assembly on both of the days.motions for resolutions, make Dress code: formal Theme PartyAfter a hard day’s work on Nevertheless, we ask you, in orderThursday, the theme party will to have the best atmosphere, tobe your chance to shake o your wear mostly whites. Any ashystress, following speed dating. LED items are appreciated as well.The theme of the party will be Dress code: elegant/casualsecret till the very last minute. Free Frıday MorningThe o cial programme starts at the free morning hours. However12.30 on Friday. After sightseeing buses will be providedIstanbul or sleeping in, all to/from certain touristic pointsparticipants will meet at Bilek for those who register themselvesHotel at 12.30 to be taken to T.G.I during the Welcome BBQ. VariousFridays for lunch. Neither Robert information yers regarding whatCollege nor the IYF organization to do in Istanbul will be available.team has any responsibility during 7
    • ISTANBUL YOUTH FORUM 2011 Eurovillage & Country Presentations On Tuesday evening Eurovillage their trip to a supermarket on the will take place in the Forum, Tuesday afternoon. We operate during which all delegations will a strict no- alcohol policy. All share food and drink from their alcohol found at Eurovillage will countries with each other - so be con scated and handed over bring lots of food! We encourage to your teacher. all the participants to bring and Following Eurovillage will be wear their national costumes the Country Presentations in for this event. Delegations are the theater. Each delegation is responsible for supplying their required to present their country own plastic cups and cutlery in any way they wish. Dancing, and decorative items. We cannot singing, presenting a short lm provide heating for Eurovillage, are among the popular ways therefore we ask you not to bring to share cultural values of your food that needs to be heated. country. Please don’t forget to Teachers will have an opportunity bring your presentation/song/ to make up for the forgotten items clip in a USB to the session! Dress needed for Eurovillage during code: Traditional costume.8
    • ISTANBUL YOUTH FORUM 2011 EuroconcertThe Euroconcert is an opportunity be one audition for all selectedfor those who wish to entertain the participants on the day of thesession participants with a musical Euroconcert. A drum set, a piano,piece or a special performance. a classic guitar and a bass guitarDuring the welcome BBQ on the will be provided, while for other rst day, there will be a registration instruments must be brought withtable for those who wish to you. Euroconcert is the chance forparticipate in Euroconcert on you to demonstrate your talentsFriday evening. All performances to the youth of Europe. Dressmust be well rehearsed; there will code: formal/elegant. Commıttee DınnersAn opportunity for delegates This is not covered by yourto spend quality time in their participation fee, therefore thecommittees. Committees will organizers will collect €10 perbe having dinner in various person prior the dinner. Dressrestaurants in Arnavutköy and code: smart casualOrtaköy on Wednesday evening. Farewell Party / Boat TripA boat trip on Bosporus will be the Bosphorus view does create alast evening activity of the session. magical frame for photographs!Good food and good music is Dress code: elegant/casualguaranteed. The magni cent 9
    • ISTANBUL YOUTH FORUM 2011 VENUES Robert College Teambuilding will take place out in to improve cooperation and the open on a plateau overlooking communication within the team. the Bosporus if weather allows. Teambuilding in previous IYFs During Teambuilding, delegates have proved that putting on sun will get to know their committee cream prior the teambuilding is members. The chairpersons essential! Dress code: comfortable, will engage committees in sports/outside clothing, sensible teambuilding activities that aim and appropriate for wearing at school.10
    • ISTANBUL YOUTH FORUM 2011 Bilek İstanbulThe accommodation for all cablecasting, wireless inter netparticipants will be at the Bilek connection, hair dryer, and airHotel Istanbul. Bilek Istanbul is a conditioner. Participant s will also4 star hotel, located in the heart be able to use the Health Clubof the city. A metro station is facilities of the hotel, includingonly two minutes away by foot. massage services, indoorAll participants will be staying swimming pool, Turkish bath,double and triple bedrooms, all sauna, and tness area. Towelsof which are equipped with TV, and shampoo will be provided. How To Get ThereBy Plane: cablecasting, wireless inter netThe accommodation for all connection, hair dryer, and airparticipants will be at the Bilek conditioner. Participant s will alsoHotel Istanbul. Bilek Istanbul is a be able to use the Health Club4 star hotel, located in the heart facilities of the hotel, includingof the city. A metro station is massage services, indooronly two minutes away by foot. swimming pool, Turkish bath,All participants will be staying sauna, and tness area. Towelsdouble and triple bedrooms, all and shampoo will be provided.of which are equipped with TV, 11
    • ISTANBUL YOUTH FORUM 2011 By Train: Moldova, Salonica - Greece and Turkish Railways Authority (TCDD) So a - Bulgaria in Europe. The has regular train schedules from journey takes about 12 hours Istanbul to Budapest - Hun- gar from Salonica and longer routes y, Bucarest - Romania, Kishinev - take even longer. Extra Nıghts If you would like to spend extra booking for extra nights and night/s in the beautiful city of since Istanbul is very crowded at Istanbul here’s a list of youth this time of the year due to many hostels and other accommodation international conferences at that options. We would like to remind time we advise you to book early. you that the organising Nevertheless, do not hesitate to team is not responsible for contact us if you require help. Bilek Hotel http://www.bilekistan- 0902123242024 3 bed rooms-85 € bul.com/eng/index. 2 bed rooms-65 € php?ico=1&lang=eng World House http://www.worldhouseistan- 0902122935520 4 bed rooms-17 € bul.com/home.asp 6 bed rooms-15 € 8 bed rooms-14 € 14 bed rooms-12 € Sofa Taksim http://www.hostelsclub.com/ 0902122451053 4 bed rooms-9,5 € hostel-tr-15501.html 6 bed rooms-9 € 10 bed rooms-7 € Chillout http://www.hostelsclub.com/ 0902122494784 3 bed rooms-15 € hostel-tr-6967.html 4 bed rooms-13 € 6 bed rooms-10 €12
    • ISTANBUL YOUTH FORUM 2011 Useful InformatıonO cials should arrive on Sunday, 18 in Turkey. As in many countries,the 15th of May. Delegations are there is now a smoking ban in allasked to arrive on Monday, the closed public spaces such as cafes,16th of May, before 18:00. All transport, etc. It should also bedepartures should be after 15:00 noted that Robert College has aon Sunday, the 22nd of May. It is strict no smoking policy and therestrongly advised you book your is no provision of a smoking areatravel accordingly. anywhere on campus for anyone including chaperones!May is a warm month inIstanbul, cold winds and rain are It is expected that participantsunexpected. However, be sure will dress appropriately at allto check the weather conditions times. You are reminded thatprior to departure and pack this conference takes place at aaccordingly. Turkish high school.EYP Turkey has a strict no drugs, Istanbul is a fairly safe city butno alcohol policy during all of its crowded places may pose a risk ofsessions, and its violation results pickpockets. Following commonin immediate expulsion from the traveling rules and keeping ansession. We would also like to eye out is advisable especially inremind you that the possession crowded streets.of alcohol on school premises isstrictly prohibited by Turkish Law. Be sure to keep up to date with the organizational updates and toThe consumption of alcohol and drop us a line whenever you havepurchase of tobacco product s is a question in mind!illegal for those under the age of 13