Become WFUNA Young Leader of the Year in 2016

WFUNA Youth Network
Last date: 
Friday, September 30, 2016
Country: 
Bangladesh
Central African Republic
India
Nepal
Pakistan
South Africa
Sri Lanka

Detailed Description

Deadline: September 30, 2016
Location: WFUNA- NY, USA

Overview:

WFUNA supports and encourages youth engagement and participation in the United Nations Associations and United Nations Youth Associations around the world through the WFUNA Youth Network. With this initiative, we want to highlight the contributions of thousands of young people to our organization and share their achievements with a wider audience. In commemoration of International Youth Day 2016, we will launch a yearly feature, the WFUNA Young Leader of the Year.

How does it work?

Every year, WFUNA sets a theme and calls for nominations for young people from the WFUNA Youth Network working within that theme. From the nominations, the WFUNA Secretary-General and WFUNA Youth Advisory Council select three young leaders to be interviewed. After each nominee is interviewed, a final candidate will be selected as the WFUNA Young Leader of the Year. 

Who is an ideal WFUNA Young Leader of the Year?

A WFUNA Young Leader of the Year has to be able to inspire other youth looking to get involved in global issues. An ideal candidate shows:

  • Inspirational Leadership
  • Grassroots work on the theme of the year
  • Integrity and commitment towards improving the lives of others

In addition, the WFUNA Young Leader of the Year is:

  • Between 15-29 years old
  • A member of a United Nations Association or United Nations Youth Association

What will I do as WFUNA Young Leader of the Year?

Apart from being able to state proudly that you have been selected as WFUNA Young Leader of 2016, you will:

  • Support WFUNA’s work in the UN Working Group on Youth & Peacebuilding
  • Participate in WFUNA’s awareness raising campaigns and advocacy efforts
  • Possibility of engaging in panel discussions, workshops, training sessions facilitated by WFUNA on the implementation of Goal 16
  • Free participation in WFUNA’s programs, such as the Human Rights Youth Training in Geneva, WIMUN 2017, etc.

Nomination Process:

If you know a young person working in one of the actions described above, fill out the WFUNA Young Leader of 2016 Form here.

Questions?

Check our FAQ section.

If you have any questions send us an email to youth@wfuna.org

Website: http://www.wfuna.org/wfuna-young-leader-of-the-year

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