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You've heard about each of the projects implemented by participants of last year's human rights youth training over the last few weeks. Each project's impact is so important and we would like to thank everyone for their hard work.

As promised, we are also excited to announce the winner for 2016 - Irakli from UNA Georgia! Irakli's project protects and assists refugees and humanitarian status...
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If you're not attending in person, follow along on Twitter using #GCED2030 or stream the webcast at webtv.un.org
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Eleni from UNA Australia is working to change the legislation on the status of refugees in Australia. Check it out!
Eleni from UNA Australia is working to change the legislation on the

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Laith from Jordan will provide Syrian refugees with tools, resources, and needed support to build their own workshops. On the long-term, the project will positively affect the local market!
Laith from Jordan will provide Syrian refugees with tools resources and needed

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Catalina from is aiming to reduce gender-based violence in the UK by educating young people on the existing risks and impacts of gender-based violence.

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Sue-Ellen form UNA-Sweden is working to help refugees and migrants in Varnamo integrate into Swedish society.
SueEllen form UNASweden is working to help refugees and migrants in Varnamo

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Karen from UNA-Iceland developed a board game that will teach primary school students about the SDGs and the UN. Check it out! [ Ow.ly Link ]
Karen from UNAIceland developed a board game that will teach primary school
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Sabbir Hassan
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Irakli of UNA-Georgia is assisting over 500 refugees and humanitarian status holders from various countries, including Ukraine, Iraq, and Syria. For this, UNA-Georgia has opened the Urban Refugee Centre (Open House), in partnership with the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees to welcome refugees.

The objective of the project is to ensure the protection, integration, empowerment,...
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Irakli of UNAGeorgia is assisting over 500 refugees and humanitarian status holders
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Behar Pudja
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WFUNA Leadership joined @UN_Women Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri in giving a high five to #goal5 at 216th meeting of the Executive Commitee today after discussing the importance of gender equality in the Sustainable Development Agenda
WFUNA Leadership joined UNWomen Deputy Executive Director Lakshmi Puri in giving a
Niklas Rendboe & Monique Verdier Rasmussen from UNA-Denmark are tackling the rising criticism of international organizations and mechanisms such as the UN Conventions on human rights in Denmark, both within the political discourse and among the population.

Monique and Niklas will publish articles in Danish newspapers, events in Danish schools, and host an event at the Copenhagen culture...
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Niklas Rendboe Monique Verdier Rasmussen from UNADenmark are tackling the rising criticism
Sona of UNA-Armenia launched "The Absent Girls of Armenia" to increase awareness of sex-selection abortions in Armenia, as a result of gender inequality. As a result of sex-selective abortions, crime rates, trafficking of women, migration of men, and women health issues are increasing.

Sona and her team will organize awareness-raising trainings for students, meetings for research and...
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Sona of UNAArmenia launched The Absent Girls of Armenia to increase awareness

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Johnny Vang of UNA-USA, is partnering with a number of health organizations in North Carolina to (1) contribute to eliminating health care disparities in the USA by increasing the amount of students from a modest background in the health care profession; and (2) provide free health care to low-socioeconomic families in North Carolina.

Today, a majority of American citizens avoid visits to...
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Johnny Vang of UNAUSA is partnering with a number of health organizations
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José of UNA-USA chose to target the issue of homelessness among LGBT youth as a result of family rejection or abuse in the USA.

The project targets 15 schools. José and his team will reach high school students through an informational video and social media campaign to raise awareness on the risks of homelessness.
José of UNAUSA chose to target the issue of homelessness among LGBT
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Rina of UNA-USA is focusing on youth membership in UNA-USA. She wishes to increase and diversify youth engagement with UNA and WFUNA through encouraging wider participation in global events and implementation of human rights projects with Campus Chapters of UNA-USA. She will provide workshops on the SDGs and human rights mechanisms.

Rina, together with her team, will provide workshops on...
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Rina of UNAUSA is focusing on youth membership in UNAUSA She wishes
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Jennifer of UNA-USA chose to tackle the issue of access to health care in the US. She designed her project based on the Constitution of the World Health Organization, which states that health is "one of the fundamental rights of every human being".

Through her project, Jennifer calls attention to the fact that greater attention must be given to advancing accessibility, acceptability, and...
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Jennifer of UNAUSA chose to tackle the issue of access to health
Viera of UNA-Dominican Republic chose to focus on the issue of access to justice and a fair trial for all citizens, regardless of their economic and social background.

Viera's project is reached 1000 students from 13 to 25 years-old and raises awareness on human rights issues through seminars and capacity-building trainings!
Viera of UNADominican Republic chose to focus on the issue of access