Special Pre-Youth Assembly Session

Apply to Attend: Special Pre-Youth Assembly Session
10 February 2015
9:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Led by and with support from
Microsoft YouthSpark 
A small, select group of youth are now being selected to meet:
Director of Global Programs,
Microsoft Corporate Citizenship and Public Affairs
Yvonne Thomas
UN Secretary General’s Envoy for Youth
Ahmad Alhendawi
Youth Assembly Project Director and FAF Executive Director
Patrick Sciarratta
Leaders from The Open JC, Keela.Org, Hectare Ventures, CYFI
and more
2 Workshops
Computer science as a Means to Solve 21st Century Problems, and
Making Technology Relevant to Global Development Needs
Lunch included
Who should apply?
Application to join the free event is open to all youth, who are either tech-savvy and working in the field, or even interested in learning more about in STEM, new technology, software/app development, and related fields. All Resolution Social Venture Challenge contestants and Youth Assembly delegates are urged to apply and will receive first consideration. Other non-registered youth, particularly young women and girls, who are interested in the role of STEM and new technologies as contributors to the success of the SDGs and the UN’s Post 2015 Agenda for Development are urged to apply today!
UN venue to be announced to participating invitees, only.
RSVP now
Competition for the few remaining free places is on.
Approximately 20 remaining spots remain.
Contact Friendship Ambassadors Foundation today and tell us why we should select you to join this very special, pre-YA@UN Event.
Request the application form now: apply4ya@faf.org
NOTE: If you are not yet registered for the Youth Assembly at the United Nations and are accepted, you just got luckier! Your Youth Assembly basic registration fee is included, sponsored by a generous gift from Microsoft to the YA@UN.
What guarantees admission?
Apply today to participate in the competition for the remaining twenty places. Preference will be given to the following:
  • Youth involved in STEM, new technology, hackathons, app creation, and related fields, studying at high school or university
  • Youth working with any of the YA@UN’s partners
  • Young women/girls (Microsoft YouthSpark has taken the lead in seeking more gender equality throughout all  STEM fields.)
Will you be there?
This winter, the YA@UN theme will be
It is going to be one of the most compelling and exciting YAs in memory
and will take place on 11 and 12 February 2015,
at United Nations Headquarters in New York City.
Lead Endorser & Host of the 2015 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations:
The Permanent Mission of Romania
and H.E. Ambassador Simona Miculescu
In cooperation with:
Microsoft | UN Office of Partnerships | UN Foundation | UNA-USA 

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