Time: January 20, 2011 to January 21, 2011
Location: United Nations Headquarters, New York City
Street: 1st Avenue and 42nd Street
City/Town: New York
Website or Map: http://www.faf.org/unyouthass…
Event Type: executive, sessions, youth, assembly
Organized By: International Youth Council and Friendship Ambassadors Foundation
Latest Activity: Dec 15, 2010
REGISTRATION EXTENDED UNTIL THE 16TH OF NOVEMBER
Thursday & Friday, January 20 & 21, 2011
United Nations Headquarters, New York City
The MDG Executive Sessions is an intimate and intensive version of the Youth Assembly. This two-day Assembly provides a rare opportunity to network with young working professionals, UN representatives, and corporate leaders within the global setting of the United Nations.
Young Professionals from around the world will participate in panel discussions and case study workshops about corporate social responsibility, social enterprise development, and capacity
The Annual Youth Assembly at the United Nations continues to be a resounding success. Each year it registers the maximum number of youth delegates that the United Nations will permit. The Youth Assembly demonstrates what committed, global youth leaders can and have accomplished in support of the 8 UN Millennium Development Goals.
Each year the reviews grow stronger in appreciation for what the Youth Assembly offers and what it proves we can all do together.
-Opening & Closing Ceremonies featuring Corporate Social Responsibility and Social -Enterprise Leaders and UN Agency Officials
-A presentation about a major new, masters' level social enterprise scholarship program at NYU, by the Reynolds Foundation.
An overview of MDG successes and challenges by UNDP staff.
Two days of intensive meetings and workshops featuring Harvard case study method reviews of actual MDG programming by corporate CSR and SE leaders, NGO field workers, and UN staff
Special Conference Reception and optional networking Weekend in New York City: Attend the Executive Sessions - and then stay on to enjoy the City with other YA delegates, all weekend long.
-Young working professionals, ages 22-26
-Young leaders engaged in UN studies, ages 16-21
-Members of the International Youth Council and other organizations focused on the Millennium Development Goals.
-Academic and media personnel seeking an active role in the accomplishment of the MDGs
-Youth leaders wanting to take a leadership position at the Youth Assembly next August, especially prospective summer interns...
SPACE IS VERY LIMITED! REGISTER ONLINE THROUGH DECEMBER 15, 2010. SLIDING SCALE RATES ARE AVAILABLE FOR INDIVIDUALS FROM LDC AND FOR GROUPS.
Be a central part of ALL the Youth Assembly events:
Book one of our accommodation packages to participate in special networking opportunities and avail yourself or your delegation of affordable accommodation in Manhattan. Discount rates are available
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"I urge you to see your time (at the YA) as a call to action. The world needs each and every one of you to do your part in transforming our
world and building a more sustainable and equitable future for all." -
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon