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.
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.
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:
In addition, the WFUNA Young Leader of the Year is:
The WFUNA Young Leader of 2016 will be focused on Sustainable Development Goal 16 aimed at promoting just, peaceful and inclusive societies. We encourage nominations of young people working to:
Apart from being able to state proudly that you have been selected as WFUNA Young Leader of 2016, you will:
If you know a young person working in one of the actions described above, fill out the WFUNA Young Leader of 2016 Form here.
|August 12, 2016||Launch of WFUNA Young Leader of 2016 Nomination Process|
|September 30, 2016||Nomination Process closes|
|1-15 October, 2016||First selection of nominees|
|16-31 October, 2016||Interview with selected nominees|
|14 November 2016||WFUNA Young Leader of 2016 is announced|
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Official Link: http://www.wfuna.org/wfuna-young-leader-of-the-year
|Type of Opportunity||Competitions and Awards|