Be Heard at the UN Security Council!

Have you ever wanted to make your voice heard at the United Nations? Are you between the ages of thirteen and twenty one? Now is your chance to make a difference!

From December 2nd-14th, the U.S. Mission to the United Nations is accepting videos and written submissions from students around the world who respond to the following question:

“What is the most vital challenge to international peace and security facing your generation? Tell the UN Security Council what issue you believe deserves more attention, and explain why it is important.”

Selected submissions will be incorporated into the agenda of the Security Council event on December 21st which will be broadcast live via the internet.  Entries will be accepted in any of the six official languages of the United Nations and will be accepted via e-mail, Facebook, or mail at the following address:

ATTN: Voices of a New Generation
U.S. Mission to the UN, PPD
799 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017

Embrace the spirit of the 16 Days of Activism and take the opportunity raise awareness about the issues you feel should be a part of the dialogue in the Security Council!

-Alex.

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About UNA-GB

Founded over sixty years ago, the United Nations Association of Greater Boston (UNA-GB) is dedicated to building understanding of and support for the ideals and work of the UN among the Greater Boston community. We serve as a resource on the broad agenda of critical global issues addressed by the United Nations and its agencies: peacekeeping, human rights, humanitarian relief, economic development, and education.

Posted on December 7, 2010, in Global Learning and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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