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UN Youth Declaration Conference 24 – 17 April 2013: Registrations Close 9 March

The UN Youth Declaration is a four day national conference for secondary school students. It gives young leaders the opportunity to voice their opinions and contribute to public policy making in New Zealand. Through mutual dialogue, participants will be driven to examine their own beliefs while developing a respect for differing points of view.

Youth Declaration 2013 is a chance for young New Zealanders to use their voice and influence national decision-making. High school students from across the country are invited to attend a four day youth summit to discuss public policy issues such as education, gender, foreign affairs and health.The outcome of the conference is a document, a ‘Declaration’, consisting of statements outlining the views of New Zealand youth. This Declaration is then received by Members of Parliament, Non-Governmental Organisations and local leaders. The Youth Declaration has, in the past, been received by the Governor General, Labour Foreign Affairs Spokesperson Hon Phil Goff, Auckland Councillor Michael Goudie and Race Relations Commissioner Joris de Bres.

Packed with renowned experts, intelligible speakers, social events and a community outreach programme, Youth Declaration 2013 is an opportunity not to be missed!

  • April 24th, 2013 9:00 AM   through   April 27th, 2013 11:00 PM
  • University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Apply to Participate!

Youth Declaration 2013 conference is for high school student participants. High school students can apply to be a PARTICIPANT online here: http://unyouth.org.nz/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=109

  • Participant applications close on 9 March 2013.
  • The conference cost is $80 for Participants. This cost includes all food and photocopying at the conference. Participants will need to supply own pens and notepaper. Scholarships are available to help make the conference accessible.

University students are also needed to help facilitate the conference.

Facilitator registrations at: http://unyouth.org.nz/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=110

Contact: JONATHAN GEE Youth Declaration 2013 Education Officer

M +64 21 2074132 | E  jonathan.gee@unyouth.org.nz | W www.unyouth.org.nz