Join us on January 25th for a #civilsociety dialogue with UN PGA! You can RSVP and/or ask your questions here: tinyurl.com/zhys53f

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WFUNA’s sixth Human Rights Youth Program 2016 is in the implementation phase where participants have acquired knowledge of human rights mechanisms and Project Cycle Management tools, and are implementing their projects in their communities!

This year, participants are currently implementing human rights projects in 16 countries around the world!

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Check out Lisa’s project on raising awareness among young girls and women in marginalized communities in Zimbabwe. Lisa plans to reach 1 000 young girls and 350 women. #HRYouth2016

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Check out Rina’s project on increasing and diversifying youth engagement with UNAs and WFUNA through encouraging wider participation in global events and the implementation of human rights projects with Campus Chapters of UNA-USA. #HRYouth2016

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We've said it before, but you should really check out Jennifer’s project, "Youth Alliance for Health as a Human Right".

The objective is to push the United States to adopt the principles of affordability, accessibility, and acceptability in its health care policies by empowering youth to become active participants in the political process.

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Billy from UNA-Uganda, participant of HR Youth 2016, is working on human rights education in Uganda. His project aims to educate the young literate population about human rights and the various ways in which they can advocate for and contribute to their success.

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Sue-Ellen form UNA-Sweden, participant of HR Youth 2016, is working to help refugees and migrants in Varnamo be better integrated in the Swedish society.

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Check out how WFUNA wrapped up 2016, and what we're looking forward to in our latest newsletter! #WFUNASpotlight

Announcing WFUNA's Young Leader of 2016

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Catalina from Spain, participant of HR Youth 2016, implemented her project in England. It is aiming at reducing gender-based violence by educating young people on the existing risks and impacts of gender-based violence.

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Jan 6: We're hosting a #civilsociety Dialogue w/ Amb. Skoog, January Pres of #UNSC, #AskUNSCPres your question here: tinyurl.com/z4dp6gl
After participating in HR Youth 2016, Jessica-Ann from UNA South Africa implemented a project to empower the South African youth to realize human rights in their communities.

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As H.E. Ban Ki Moon's term as Secretary-General of the UN drew to a close, he took a moment to send a farewell message to the members and supporters of United Nations Associations around the world thanking them for their "indispensable partnership" in upholding the ideals of the UN.

Looking forward to continuing our support and partnership with the UN!

Farewell Message from Former Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon

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Congratulations to the WFUNA Young Leader of 2016: Bernard Bebe from UNA-Zimbabwe!

Bernard was nominated by UNA-Zimbabwe for his work on #SDG16: [ Wfuna.org Link ] #Youth4Goal16
Eleni from UNA-Australia has implemented a project after HR Youth 2016, to introduce alternative solutions to immigration detention through public submissions and general public awareness.

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Check out Viera’s project for HR Youth 2016: "Human Rights: A Step Forward For Democracy" is raising awareness on human rights among youth through seminars and capacity-building trainings in the Dominican Republic.

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John from UNA-Canada participated at HR Youth 2016 and is now implementing his project. It is called ‘School Readiness Program’ and focuses on integrating disadvantaged newcomer migrant and refugee youth in the Hamilton community.

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Johnny’s project for HR Youth 2016 aims at contributing to eliminating health care disparities by increasing the amount of minority students in the health care profession in the United States.

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Jose, participant of HR Youth 2016, is working on a project that will increase the access of LGBT youth in Miami-Dade County to resources to prevent homelessness.

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Through workshops and cultural exchange evenings, Olle from UNA-Sweden is working on making immigrant teenagers of Afghan and Syrian origin aware of their fundamental human rights. #HRYouth2016

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