WFUNA Youth News

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26 April 2017

The UN House in Yerevan, Armenia hosted a closing ceremony for students and teachers who participated in Mission Possible Armenia this year. Mission Possible launched in five schools in Yerevan in September 2016. Read the whole story here!

 


19 April 2017

We're preparing for WIMUN India 2017!

WIMUN offers the most accurate simulation of the United Nations by using UN4MUN procedure, features training and briefings delivered by UN officials.

Check out our website and stay tuned for updates: http://www.wimun.org/india


10 April 2017

WFUNA Young Leader of the Year Bernard Bebe celebrated International Day of Sport for Development and Peace in the KwaZulu- Natal Province of South Africa with a friendly game of netball and voleyball!

More on his latest blog post: https://tmblr.co/Zptbnw2KUawFa!


4 April 2017

Sahar and Elian from The Netherlands and Mohamed from Tunisia have recently joined the WFUNA Youth Delegate Programme Multipliers, a group of former and current Youth Delegates supporting us in our efforts to meaningfully increase youth participation at the UN: http://www.wfuna.org/wfuna-youth-delegate-programme-multipliers


30 March 2017

Meet Iva and Alexandra, Bulgarian Youth Delegates to the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly!

They will join us in our efforts to meaningfully increase youth participation at the UN: http://www.wfuna.org/wfuna-youth-delegate-programme-multipliers


29 March 2017

WFUNA Young Leader of 2016 Bernard Bebe has been very active working for...well...peace!

In our latest blog post, you can read about his recent trip to South Africa to support "Peace is Possible": https://tmblr.co/Zptbnw2K3DiD_


24 March 2017

Registration for Baltic Model UN is open! And the best thing, registering is free!

The theme, "Empowering Women"! The place, Kaunas, Lithuania! The date, May 18-19! https://www.bmun2017.org/


22 March 2017

Applications for international students are open for TIMUN 2017 to take place in Tanzania from 22-26 May!

Send a message to the email address listed in the website: http://timun.or.tz/


17 March 2017

Meet Katharina and Eric, the newest WFUNA Youth Delegate Programme Multipliers!

They will help us in convincing countries around the world to include young people in their delegations to the UN General Assembly: http://www.wfuna.org/wfuna-youth-delegate-programme-multipliers


13 March 2017

Check out our latest WFUNA Youth Network blog post from Auriane Roussel & Elisabeth Anna Resch who represented the United Nations Association - Georgetown Law at the United Nations Association of the United States of America Members' Day last month: https://tmblr.co/Zptbnw2Ja3EbM 


12 March 2017

WFUNA, represented by its Youth Program Officer, Pablo Angulo Troconis and the UN Programme on Youth, represented the by UN Youth Delegate Coordinator, Marissa Stozorum hosted a Skills Exchange Labs during the 61st Commission of the Status of Women Youth Forum on 13 March, 2017 titled “Learn How to Establish a UN Youth Delegate Programme”:

Here's what happened: http://bit.ly/2ny0nCh


8 March 2017

“We want to construct a different world of work for women.” Read the statement of UN Women's Executive Director on International Women's Day: http://unwo.men/CdM0309wjUj


5 February 2017

From February 1 to 4, the largest WFUNA International Model UN (WIMUN) conference yet was held in New York at United Nations Headquarters with 850 faculty advisors, delegates, and secretariat members from over 70 countries. 

You can watch the review videos for Day 1 and 2, Day 3, and the finale, or view photos from the conference here!


2 February 2017

On the sidelines of the 55th Commission for Social Development, we participated in a side-event titled "The UN Youth Delegate Programme: An Opportunity for Youth Engagement in the UN" organized by the UN Programme on Youth. The event had the objective of informing member states of the Youth Delegate Programme as a youth participation mechanism at the UN and invite them to include young people in thier delegations to the UN General Assembly and other UN bodies: http://www.wfuna.org/news/the-un-youth-delegate-programme


1 February 2017

A delegation of WFUNA Youth Network representatives participated in the ECOSOC Youth Forum. Here's what one of the delegates, Elisabeth Anna Resch from UNA-Georgetown Law, thinks about the event: https://tmblr.co/Zptbnw2I0WLBr


30-31 January 2017

The 6th edition of the ECOSOC Youth Forum started today! UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres sent a welcome message to all participants, especially all youth representatives.

 


24 January 2017

Hlengisile reflects on how critical SDG5 is: "If you deny half of the population good opportunities, there is no way this country is going to develop. I try to make other women and girls realise their inner strengths, their inner abilities, so that they also can become leaders."

In our latest blog post, Zimbabwe's SDGs Generation, reflect what SDG is most important to them: https://tmblr.co/Zptbnw2Hbxfi0


18 January 2017

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) invites youth-led organizations from select countries to submit project proposals to the Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF). YSF supports youth-led organizations that foster peaceful and inclusive societies by providing direct funding to outstanding projects promoting intercultural and interfaith dialogue and advancing the mission of UNAOC.

Apply HERE!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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