2017 Winter Youth Assembly – Core Package
January 31, 2017 – February 4, 2017
*Preliminary itinerary. Check back for updates.
Tue, January 31
Arrive in New York
Upon arrival, check into the Youth Assembly Accommodation and register for the event. Before and after registration, feel free to explore the city on your own.
Wed, February 1
Youth Assembly Day 1
Participate in the official opening ceremony which features welcome addresses by the Chairs of the Youth Assembly, the Permanent Representatives of the endorsing Missions, and keynote speeches by United Nations High Level Officials and notable personnel from public and private sectors. Be ready to engage with some of these speakers in interactive Q and A sessions after their speeches.
Introduction of Resolution Project, a non-profit that enables youth leaders to develop and carryout social ventures. Delegates are encouraged to submit a social venture proposal for the opportunity to receive funding and ongoing mentorship.
Enjoy dinner at a popular New York City restaurant while interacting and making lasting memories with fellow delegates
Thur, February 2
Youth Assembly Day 2
Opportunities for attendees to engage in roundtable discussions lead by heads of non-governmental organizations, corporations, and government or UN officials about the progress of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals set by the General Assembly in September 2015.
Other activities include engaging in youth-led deliberation sessions on three Sustainable Development Goals that would assist the attendees in coming up with practical guidelines and an action plan for the effective implementation of the SDGs.
Enjoy an evening Gala Reception to network with Youth Assembly speakers and other attendees.
Fri, February 3
Youth Assembly Day 3
Don’t miss the opportunity to witness the conclusion of the Youth Assembly. Celebrate the winners of the Outstanding Youth Delegate Awards and the Resolution Social Venture Challenge Awards. Be ready to be inspired by high level keynote speeches and enjoy a special musical performance.
Explore the United Nations Headquarters by taking part on a guided tour led by a tour guide with up-to-date information about the work of the United Nations. Visit one of the Permanent Missions to the United Nations to learn about the way they work towards achieving the SDGs.
Sat, February 4
Take with you meaningful experiences and memorable friendships. Return home with the knowledge and drive to make a global impact staring with your community!