THE ROLE OF THE UNYD
Before the General Assembly
Learn here about the activities of the UNYDs before their mission to the General Assembly in NYC
At the General Assembly
During the UNGA, the UNYDs participate in the most dynamic week of global diplomacy. Wondering what will happen at the General Assembly?
After the General Assembly
The 1.5 year mandate entails a lot of follow-up work after the GA. Read more about it here
Today’s generation of youth is the largest that the world has ever witnessed. The United Nations has reaffirmed the need to develop and implement strategies that give young people everywhere real opportunities to enable their full, effective and meaningful participation in society. The United Nations has also recognized the crucial role that young people have in implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Therefore, UNYD Albania aims at including Albanian youth in the decision-making processes thus bringing the Albanian youth closer to the UN and the UN closer to them, while ensuring youth empowerment and youth active participation.
Almost half of the population of the world is under 25
Today, there are 1.2 billion young people aged 15 to 24 years, accounting for 16 per cent of the global population
Out of 193 member states less than 40 member states have a Youth Delegate Programme in place
It has been 73 days, 2 hours and 25 minutes since Ilda and Stiven have been appointed as the first Youth Delegates of Albania to the United Nations. If you have not been following them on Facebook or Instagram, let us tell you they are running on a tight agenda. They have already started the Read more about 40+ days in the shoes of a Youth Delegate[…]
Time: 1:00-2:30 PM The next stop of the Albania Youth Delegates to the UN was in Rreshen, Mirdite. The meeting was organized with the courtesy of the excellent team of Mirdita Youth Council who brought together some of the most active youngsters of this small but beautiful city. Following the objectives of the national tour Read more about Monday, 20/05/2019-Youth Meeting in Mirdita[…]
Location: LYONET (9:00-10:30) One of the main activities of AYD to provide input to the Albanian delegation on issues related to youth and to fully realize they role as representatives of their peers, are the national consultations with Albanian youth in different cities and regions of Albania. The delegates decided to kick off their consultation Read more about Monday, 20/05/2019-Youth Meeting in Lezha[…]
Good News! The deadline for application for the Albanian Youth Delegate Programme has been extended until March 16th, to give an opportunity to those who may have missed the first deadline to hurry up and finalize their application. We are aware that because of the rigorous documentation that is required for this application, many of Read more about AYD Application Deadline Extended to March 16th[…]
A couple of days ago, we published this poster on our social media, a poster for this event, a launching conference for this program, which is the biggest project that UNA Albania has organized up to this day and comes as the culmination of almost 2 years of hard work. It goes by the name of: Albanian Youth Delegate to the United Nations