Call for applications for Youth Assembly 2018 at United Nations Headquarters, New York, USA.

The 22nd Session of The Youth Assembly signals a growing momentum of youth leadership and participation in various facets of peace and global development efforts. As the largest generation of youth in history, young people of today are at the cusp of pushing the envelope of change forward and making significant strides in tackling the world’s greatest challenges. Equipped with unprecedented technology and recent developments in policy, research, and practice in peace-building and sustainability, young people possess a remarkable potential to shape a better world for the next generation.

The Youth Assembly (YA) was created in 2002 to amplify youth engagement and participation in international dialogues at the United Nations. Rooted in Friendship Ambassadors Foundation (FAF)’s expertise in cultural exchange, The Youth Assembly fosters mutual understanding and collaboration between youth and key stakeholders in global development to support the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Youth Assembly is building a movement through a unique global platform where youth:

  • Connect with the most influential leaders, experts, and practitioners
  • Fuel their passion and work with groundbreaking tools, knowledge, training, and resources
  • Join a cross-sector and multi-stakeholder dialogue on current global development efforts
  • Develop and practice essential skills to make real impact in their communities and the world
  • Create and design solutions that drive action for sustainable development
Host Country:
  • United States of America (USA)
Program Location:
  • United Nations Headquarters, New York
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Youth Assembly brings together youth between the age 16-28 who are eager to make a difference or actively committed in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals in their countries.

They also welcome applicants who are older than 28 to apply as an Observer.

How to Apply:

Apply as individual or in group through the online application system. 

Application Deadline:
  • 30th May , 2018


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