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What is UNA Youth?
UNA Youth brings together university students from almost 50 branches across the UK who are passionate about the United Nations and its work to promote a secure, just and sustainable world.
Our aim is to equip young people with a better understanding of the UN and create opportunities for them to play an active role in international affairs.
Find out more about UNA Youth by reading the answers to the most Frequently Asked Questions.
What do we do?
Branches coordinate most of UNA Youth's activities organising events such as workshops, panel discussions, conferences and Model United Nations that give attendees and participants a real insight into the work of the United Nations.
Want to set up your own branch?
Setting up a branch at your university is easy. All you need to do is submit a brief mission statement, the names of your branch officers and either a £25 affiliation fee or details of six branch members that are also paying member of UNA-UK.
The UNA Youth Council
The activities of UNA Youth are overseen by the Youth Council, which is elected at the UNA Youth annual conference. The Youth Council supports, develops and coordinates the activities of braches and to provide a link between individual UNA Youth members in accordance with the UNA Youth Constitution. It also runs national campaigns and events which individuals and branches can get involved with.
Co-opted: Kate Jamieson - campaigns advisor, and Adam McLaren - Model UN advisor
Contact the Youth Council
- The 2014 Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) Annual Meeting will be held at Kadir»9 December 2013
- After weeks of planning, preparation and a little help from UNA-UK, UNA Youth branches kick started»13 November 2013
- 12 September 2013
- 31 August 2013
- Celebrated each year on 24 October, United Nations Day marks the entry into force of the UN Charter»24 September 2012
- 14 August 2012
- We want to build awareness of the challenges facing the international community, and support for the»29 June 2012
- 29 June 2012