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Friendship Ambassadors Foundation/Youth Assembly at the United Nations

Partnerships and Collaborations

The National Society of High School Scholars is pleased to continue its partnership with Friendship Ambassadors Foundation, which is providing NSHSS members with special discounts to attend the 2016 Summer Youth Assembly at the United Nations on August 10-12, 2016 in New York City. This opportunity is open to NSHSS members, ages 16 to 28.   

The Annual Youth Assembly at the United Nations is a unique platform created by Friendship Ambassadors Foundation to foster dialogue and generate partnerships between exceptional youth, UN high officials and staff, the private sector and civil society, and academic institutions.

With more than 700 young delegates from around the world attending the event, participants will develop a deeper understanding of the various practices and perspectives in international development through meaningful exchanges.

NSHSS members can select many options for participating in the 2016 Summer Youth Assembly program:

1)     The Youth Assembly at the United Nations Conference-only Option (August 10-12, 2016*) at a discounted rate of $125 per person.

Conference-only delegates will receive admittance to the 3-day Youth Assembly at the United Nations, as well as a keepsake lanyard and souvenir. *Check-in on August 9, 2016.

2) The Youth Assembly Delegate Package Options that offer additional Pre-YA and Post-YA events:

-Pre-YA: New Jersey - Social Ventures for Sustainable Development (SV4SD) Seminar:an intensive certificate-based mini-course on global youth-led development. Collaborate with group members to develop and propose a solution to a real-world issue through social innovation. The best proposal will be presented at the YA.

  • -YA: New York - 18th Youth Assembly at the United Nations: three days of plenary sessions and interactive workshops where youth will develop the skills they need to take a stand and enact change in their communities and globally. The Youth Assembly is structured around the United Nation's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Outstanding delegates will be awarded.

  • -Post-YA: Washington, DC -
     World Bank Visit: A once in a lifetime opportunity for attendees to engage in conversation with officers of the World Bank on today's global economic issues such as anti-corruption and the impact of climate change on the global economy. World Bank certificate will be awarded.

The early bird registration deadline is April 29, 2016.  The final registration deadline is June 30, 2016.

There are discounts available to NSHSS for all the Youth Assembly Delegate Package Options. Visit the YA@UN Partner Page for more information about each option.

Register on the Youth Assembly at the United Nations Website. Be sure to list NSHSS Member on your application form to receive the YA@UN discounts. 




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