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Nomination Form - WFUNA Young Leader of the Year

Introduction

WFUNA is pleased to announce it call for nominations for WFUNA Young Leader of 2016. WFUNA supports and encourages youth engagement and participation in the United Nations Associations and United Nations Youth Associations around the world through the WFUNA Youth Network. With this initiative, we want to highlight the contributions of thousands of young people to our organization and share their achievements with a wider audience in commemoration of International Youth Day 2016.

What is this year's theme?

The WFUNA Young Leader of 2016 will be focused on Sustainable Development Goal 16 aimed at promoting just, peaceful and inclusive societies. We encourage nominations of young people working to:

  • Reduce all forms of violence
  • End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children
  • Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all
  • Reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms
  • Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels
  • Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels
  • Ensure public access to information and protect fundamental freedoms

Who is an ideal WFUNA Young Leader?

A WFUNA Young Leader of the Year has to be able to inspire other youth looking to get involved in global issues. An ideal candidate shows:

  • Inspirational Leadership
  • Grassroots work on Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • Commitment and integrity towards improving the lives of others

In addition, the WFUNA Young Leader of the Year is:

  • Between 15-29 years old
  • A member of a United Nations Association or United Nations Youth Association
Deadline for nominations is 30 September, 2016.
If you have questions, send us an email to youth@wfuna.org
*Please note that self-nominations will not be accepted.