2016 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations

Transforming Our World:
The Role of Youth in the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Save the Date: February 1718, 2016
As the world embarks on a new set of development goals for the next 15 years, today’s youth generation is placed in a crucial moment in history to help turn these goals into reality.
This coming February, join us at the 2016 Winter Youth Assembly at the United Nations, where young leaders and professionals, UN high officials and staff, private sector, and civil society gather to discuss and examine the important role of youth in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
If you are a young leader or professional (age 16-28) interested in global development issues, now is your chance to partake in meaningful exchanges with development key players from different fields and sectors.
Early-Bird Registration
Early-bird registration is now open from October 1 to November 30, 2015.
In addition to admission to the two-day conference, accepted delegates who register during this period will be able to:
  • Join delegation who will visit a Permanent Mission to the United Nations
  • Receive a printed version of the Youth Assembly Completion Certificate
  • Receive a Youth Assembly limited edition souvenir
Applicants who need to apply for visa are encouraged to do the early-bird registration. Applications are evaluated and processed on a first-come, first-served basis. To learn more about the registration process, visit the website or
It will be your vision, it will be your energy that carries [the Sustainable Development Goals] forward in the next 15 years.”
– Amina J. Mohammed, United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Post-2015 Development Planning, Winter 2015
“You don’t have to carry the UN badge to work for the UN, it’s very much about carrying the UN values and the UN Charter in your heart.”

 – Ahmad Alhendawi, UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Winter 2015
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A Project of  Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, Inc. (FAF)
FAF is a not-for-profit, tax exempt 501(c)(3) organization that creates the platforms upon which transformative, intercultural exchanges, youth leadership, and volunteer service projects take place. We are associated with UN DPI, and hold UNESCO Consultative Status and ECOSOC Special Consultative Status. We are also a member of IATAN, International Federation of Choral Music, and American Choral Directors Association. Visit our website at http://www.faf.org

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