Young people from Estonia can apply for becoming a UN delegate

Estonian Foreign Ministry and the Union of Estonian Youth Organisations are announcing a competition to find a UN youth delegate for the year 2020. The programme, held for a third consecutive year, allows one young person of Estonia aged 18-24 to see the work of the Estonian delegation in the UN up-close and represent the voice of the young in resolving global issues.

The volunteer UN Youth Delegate will be an official member of the Estonian UN delegation and participate in the UN General Assembly, committees and the Economic and Social Council. The youth delegate will provide input on issues concerning young people and take part in the substantive work of the delegation. In Estonia, they would act as an ambassador for the UN and bring the international organisation closer to the young. As Estonia will be a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council in 2020 and 2021, the Estonian UN delegation is expecting two years of very intense work.

Continue reading on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia.