How is the UN development agenda set? Who decides how much money goes where? Does this agenda really respond to the needs of people at the national and sub-national levels?
In a dramatically changing Arab world, youth are increasingly involved in and committed to defending human rights and protecting their freedom. Yet, within the mystifying UN policies and the wide array of causes and initiatives constantly fighting for our attention, how do we filter out the most relevant, effective, and human-centered ideas and approaches?
Operating from regional offices around the world, the World Youth Alliance has finally arrived to the Middle East, and will be officially launching the Beirut-based regional office on February 2, 2013 at the UNESCO Palace.
The ceremony, entitled “Behind the UN Curtains” will include speakers from the founders and international board members of WYA and will address these as well as some of the most pressing questions pertaining to today’s youth, their role in impacting policy and WYA’s goal in helping them better understand and articulate the fundamental role of the dignity of the human person in policy and culture.
Saturday, February 2, 2013 9:30am UNESCO Palace9:45 – 10:00 Welcome drink 10:00 – 10:20 Opening Speech – Dignity in an Ever-changing World
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