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
23 May 2016
Kaja Primorac from UNA-Slovenia is the winner of the 2015 UNA Youth Human Rights projects with Big Hearts of a Small Nation.
Kaja chose to focus on strengthening awareness about Human Rights topics and reducing xenophobia among elementary schools. Learn more here: http://www.wfuna.org/news/so-you-want-to-be-the-next-high-commissioner-2015-results-and-follow-up
21 May 2016
Are you passionate about Human Rights? Applications for the 2016 edition of "So, You Want To Be The Next High Commissioner?" are now open!
From 25-29 July at UN Headquarters in Geneva, participants will become Human Rights champions by learning about human rights instruments and implementing mechanism: http://www.wfuna.org/so-you-want-to-be-the-next-high-commissioner-2016-0
17 May 2016
From talking about the SDGs at Bindura University in Zimbabwe to raising awareness of the Sri Lanka Youth Delegate Programme to the UN, the members of our Youth Network have been very active.
Learn more in our blog: https://tmblr.co/Zptbnw26Y2E7b
16 May 2016
WIMUN 2017 registration will launch at the end of TODAY! Less than a month ago, WIMUN journeyed abroad to host our inaugural regional conference in Agra, India with MUN Café. Now, the fun will return to NYC.
Visit our website for more information: www.wimun.org
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Upcoming Youth events
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The Global Youth Forum 2016 will gather more than 150 partners and representatives from the public and private sectors, civil society, and young people themselves, to exchange new and innovative ideas, and to support the actions of the global community.
As part of the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee and in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the Turkish National Commission for UNESCO and the Istanbul Site Management Directorate are holding the World Heritage Youth Forum 2016: “At the Crossroads of Multi-Layered Heritage”. It benefits from the financial support of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality.
From 25-29 July at UN Headquarters in Geneva WFUNA will host our UNA Youth Human Rights Training "So, You Want To Be The Next High Commissioner? 2016". Participants will become Human Rights champions by learning about human rights instruments and implementing mechanisms.
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Establish a Youth Delegate Programme at the UN
This free PDF version of the handbook will guide UNAs through the process of developing a proposal and budget for a national Youth Delegate Programme, as well as taking you step-by-step through creating your own campaign for such a Programme.