Open Meeting of the UN with youth, UN Headquarters, New York, USA

18-20 September 2013: Open Meeting of the UN with youth, UN Headquarters, New York, USA

The Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development (IANYD), which includes 40 entities within the United Nations system, will host an open meeting with youth networks, organizations and movements in order to strengthen partnerships.

The meeting will be an opportunity to share progress made so far on UN youth initiatives, to identify ways in which young people can participate in implementing them, and jointly calling for increased investments in young people.


It is possible to participate online or in-person in the meeting, taking place at UN Headquarters on 18-20 September 2013.



• Participants must be aged between 15-29 years

• They should be affiliated with, and endorsed by, a youth-led or youth-focused organisation, network or movement

• Participants should also be able to clearly demonstrate a multiplier effect of participating in the meeting and to continue engagement and participation after the meeting


Participants are encouraged to cover their own costs for participation. Limited funding is available to ensure meaningful participation in the meeting.


Interested participants can apply online at [ ]



Applications that require funding must be sent by August 20th. All other applications should be sent by September 15th.


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