Students From 25 Countries to Attend 7th Johor International Student Leaders Conference (JISLC 2020)


Around 1,000 students from 25 countries are scheduled to attend the 7th Johor International Student Leaders Conference (JISLC 2020) to be held from 9th-12th February 2020 in Johor Bahru.

The four-day event, organised by the Johor Student Leaders Council (JSLC), will include participants from the United States, Japan, Switzerland, Jordan, Somalia, China, India, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, South Korea, New Zealand, Morocco, Pakistan, Germany, Greece, Brunei, Vietnam, United Kingdom, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand and the Philippines.

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JISLC is an international conference that is initiative led by 17-year-old students from Johor Student Leaders Council Cohort 10. It is a platform for youths to voice out their opinion to be heard around the globe. However, this conference is exceptional with additional in-trend activities that are perfect for youths’ cup of tea.

The conference, to be held at the KSL Hotel and Resorts here, is a unique event by Johor student leaders to showcase the potential, challenges and aspirations of youths for the immediate future.

It will be officiated by the Chief Minister of Johor, YAB Dato’ Dr Sahruddin Bin Jamal, who will also open the conference.

“An exceptional International conference that corresponds to youth-style. Uniting youths from all around the world through extraordinary activities by the students and providing a worldwide platform for youth to voice out their opinions as paper presenter,” said the conference Director, Nor Ellisa Farhana.

Various activities will be held for the participants aged between 13 and 25 years to reflect the conference theme – Defying Gravity : Igniting Unity.

“This visionary move illustrates the empowerment and leadership in youths to be brave and compel to take actions to subdue future challenges laid upon them,” added Nor Ellisa.

She said the conference was an initiative by the 20-strong members of Johor Student Leaders Council (JSLC Cohort 10) who bravely took this challenge to organize such a tremendous and prestigious event, even though faced by numerous challenges, nothing is impossible which is this year’s theme ‘ Defying Gravity : Igniting Unity ’.

More information about the conference is available on JSLC on Instagram @jslcohort10, or Facebook page JSLC COHORT 10 or by visiting