UN Youth Advocacy Group – Call for Nominations!

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 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.

Important Composition and Eligibility: The Youth Advocacy Group will be composed of 8-10 non-compensated individuals between the ages of 15-24 who are representatives of organizations with demonstrated expertise and experience of working on and advocating for young people, including youth-led organizations, the private sector, media and academia.

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.

MDGs in Africa will nominate interested members. If you meet the requirements, kindly send a mail of intent to awocelsius@gmail.com or africanadvocacycentre@gmail.com. You will be nominated by this network.

Kindly share this opportunity with others who may be interested. Thank you.

Biodun Awosusi

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