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15 August 2012

Youth Advocacy Group - Call for Nominations!

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"Education is key to everything the UN wishes to achieve. It should be the first priority in all member states.” - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 30 July 2012. UN Photo/JC McIlwaine

Are you a young person working to increase access to education, improving the quality of education and fostering global citizenship? The United Nations wants to hear from you and counts on your support!

Your organization or network can nominate you to be a part of the Youth Advocacy Group for Education First, the UN Secretary-General’s Global Initiative on Education, by sending your CV/résumé and a short written statement to [youth@unfpa.org] by 26 August 2012.

This call for nominations is made on behalf of the Sub-Working Group on Youth for Education First, which includes the Center for Universal Education at Brookings, the International Network for Education in Emergencies, UNFPA, UNICEF and YPEER together with the Executive Office of the Secretary-General. See the Terms of Reference for further details.

If you have any questions, ask them by email [youth@unfpa.org], on Facebook www.facebook.com/groups/UNFPAyouth or via Twitter @UNFPAyouth #educationfirst.
 

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