Apply to Become WFUNA Young Leader of the Year 2016

WFUNA calls for nominations for young people from the WFUNA Youth Network to be WFUNA Young Leaders of the Year. With this initiative, WFUNA want to highlight the contributions of thousands of young people to our organization and share their achievements with a wider audience. the WFUNA Secretary-General and WFUNA Youth Advisory Council will select three young leaders to be interviewed, the chosen one will be selected as the WFUNA Young Leader of the Year.

Eligibility :
An ideal WFUNA Young Leaders candidate must shows:
  • Inspirational Leadership
  • Grassroots work on the theme of the year
  • Integrity and commitment towards improving the lives of others 
  • Aged between 15-29 years old
  • A member of a United Nations Association or United Nations Youth Association
The WFUNA Young Leader of 2016 focus on Sustainable Development Goal 16 aimed at promoting just, peaceful and inclusive societies. The nominations should 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
Job Description :
  • If you are selected to be WFUNA Young Leader of The Year, you will :
  • Support WFUNA's work in the UN Working Group on Youth & Peacebuilding
  • Participate in WFUNA’s awareness raising campaigns and advocacy efforts
  • Possibility of engaging in panel discussions, workshops, training sessions facilitated by WFUNA on the implementation of Goal 16
  • Free participation in WFUNA’s programs, such as the Human Rights Youth Training in Geneva, WIMUN 2017, etc.
To Nominate people who eligible with the above description required, fill out the WFUNA Young Leader of 2016 Form here.
Nomination Process Timeline
  • August 12, 2016 : Launch of WFUNA Young Leader of 2016 Nomination Process 
  • September 30, 2016 : Nomination Process closes 
  • 1-15 October, 2016 : First selection of nominees 
  • 16-31 October, 2016 : Interview with selected nominee
  • 14 November 2016 : WFUNA Young Leader of 2016 is announced
If you have any question, please refer to this FAQ section
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