WFUNA Youth Network
WFUNA believes that youth, as civil society activists, have the power to be significant agents of positive change. You can take part in our efforts by building support for the UN in your own community. The WFUNA Youth Network is an informal network of UN Youth Associations and UNA youth wings/sections from all around the world. Contact us
WFUNA Youth News
28 March 2014
We had the pleasure of chatting with Elise Zerrath and Florian Nowack, the 2013 UN Youth Delegates from Germany, when they were in New York last fall for the General Assembly. Elise, 26, is from Lübeck, Germany and studied International Relations and Human Geography from St. Andrews University in Scotland. Florian, 24, hails from Lohne, Germany and studied International Business and Intercultural Studies at Heilbronn University. Read the conversation here.
14 February 2014
For the sixth time, WFUNA had the pleasure of welcoming remarkable students from China to our Advanced Training at the UN: China program. The sixteen participants have been selected by our University partner, the Research Centre of United Nations and International Organizations (RCUNIO), to spend five days in the UN Offices at Geneva and learn more about the UN's work around the issues of the Environment, Sustainable Development and International Trade. Read the story here.
31 January 2014
WFUNA welcomed sixteen high school students from the Republic of Korea this past week for another Training at the UN. This is the third group from the Hope to the Future Association to visit the WFUNA New York office since the partnership with the Korean educational organization began in early 2013. The participants engaged in an eventful five-day program focusing on the UN in New York, Sustainable Development, Peace and Security, and how young people could start impacting the world today. Read the story here.
7 January 2014
This year, the Bulgarian Youth Delegates to the UN are Milena Andreeva, 26, and Peter Mladenov, 22. UNA-Bulgaria, in close cooperation with the Bulgarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, manages the program. Both Milena and Peter were chosen through a highly competitive four-stage national competition. Read the Q&A here.
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