2017 Winter Youth Assembly


Early bird registration closes in


The Youth Assembly

A unique platform for fostering dialogue and generating partnerships between exceptional youth, civil society, the private sector, and the United Nations.

Launched in 2004, the Youth Assembly takes place at the United Nations Headquarters twice a year and gathers the brightest and most active young leaders from across the globe to tackle our world's greatest challenges.

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What Makes a Delegate

The Youth Assembly at the United Nations is geared towards young leaders and professionals (age 16-28) of any nationality. However, individuals above the age of 28 may still register as an observer. Qualified individuals who are socially active in their communities are encouraged to apply.

Youth Delegates:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age at the time of the assembly
  • Should demonstrate a commitment to sustainable development and youth empowerment
  • Must have a strong command of the English language

Early bird registration period: October 3 – November 4, 2016

Accepted delegates who register for the conference during this period will also:

  • Visit and attend a briefing at a Permanent Mission to the United Nations
  • Receive a Youth Assembly limited edition souvenir

Applicants who need time to apply for a US Visa for the purpose of attending the conference are encouraged to register during this period.