2018 Winter Youth Assembly

February 14-16, 2018 • United Nations Headquarters & RooSevelt Hotel, New York City, USA

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Theme

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Program Summary

Organized on the theme of “Innovation and Collaboration for a Sustainable World,” the 21st session of the Youth Assembly is a forum to open up new pathways for cooperation and social entrepreneurship, while harnessing the creativity and energy of youth delegates for global impact. In alignment with the upcoming 2018 High Level Political Forum, the conference will focus on the environmental dimensions of the 2030 Agenda, particularly Goals 671112, and 15.

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Outstanding Youth Delegates

 

Opportunities for Delegates/Observers

 

OUTSTANDING YOUTH
DELEGATE AWARD

RESOLUTION SOCIAL
VENTURE CHALLENGE

THOUGHT FOR FOOD CHALLENGE

NOMINATION FOR NSHSS MEMBERSHIP

#DELEGATE DIARIES

 
 

YOUTH ASSEMBLY COLLEGE FAIR

#60SECONDSYAVIDEO SERIES

 

YA WORD CLOUD

CAMPUS AMBASSADORS ORIENTATION SESSIONS

YA CONNECT

Lead Endorsers

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H.E. Ambassador Jan Kickert and the Permanent Mission of Austria to the United Nations

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H.E. Ambassador Sukhbold Sukhee and the Permanent Mission of Mongolia to the United Nations

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H.E. Ambassador Michal Mlynár and the Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the United Nations

Organizers

H.E. Ms. Simona-Mirela Miculescu
Representative of the Secretary-General & Head of UN Office in Belgrade
Honorary Chair, 2017 Summer Youth Assembly

Mr. Karim Babay
Chairman of the Board, Friendship Ambassadors Foundation
Chair, 2018 Winter Youth Assembly

Ms. Biana Kovic
Executive Director, Friendship Ambassadors Foundation

Main Speakers

 H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly 

H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, President of the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly 

 H.E. Ambassador Jan Kickert, Permanent Representative of Austria to the UN

H.E. Ambassador Jan Kickert, Permanent Representative of Austria to the UN

 H.E. Ambassador Sukhbold Sukhee, Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the UN

H.E. Ambassador Sukhbold Sukhee, Permanent Representative of Mongolia to the UN

 H.E. Ambassador Richard Galbavy, Deputy Permanent Representative of Slovakia to the UN

H.E. Ambassador Richard Galbavy, Deputy Permanent Representative of Slovakia to the UN

 H.E. Ms. Simona-Mirela Miculescu, Represent-ative of the UN SG and Head of UNOB

H.E. Ms. Simona-Mirela Miculescu, Represent-ative of the UN SG and Head of UNOB

 Jayathma Wickramanayake, UN Envoy on Youth

Jayathma Wickramanayake, UN Envoy on Youth

 

Program Partners