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YUNGA AMBASSADOR

Creating a movement of Youth Leaders in Japan

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“Ours can be the first generation to end poverty – and the last generation to address climate change before it is too late.”

Ban Ki-moon,

Secretary-General United Nations(2007-2016)

WE BELIEVE IN THE POWER OF YOUTH!

Formed in 2009, the Youth and United Nations Global Alliance is a gateway for young people around the world to get involved in the activities and initiatives of the United Nations.

YUNGA seeks to empower children and young people to have a greater role in society, raise awareness and become active agents of change. YUNGA aims to engage young people in activities of key environmental and social concern at both national and international levels.

 
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YUNGA AMBASSADOR

Program

The YUNGA Ambassador Program is an initiative by YUNGA Japan that aims to encourage Japanese youth to analyze real-life issues critically and to identify possible solutions innovatively to achieve the 2030 agenda and the SDGs. 

The program will act as a catalyst of the transformative process in the community, it will promote the use of a wide range of active and participatory learning methods that engage the youth in critical thinking about complex global issues, and in developing skills such as communication, co-operation, project and community management.

 

Program objectives

Bring young people closer to the United Nations and its principles, create a global youth movement that is engaged in social and environmental personnel and civic actions.

Develop young leaders to assist in the promotion of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)and YUNGA within the University, community, and beyond.

 

Strengthening project management skills among young people, both for the development of innovative and collaborative solutions, and to mobilize the future leaders of the hemisphere.

 How it works?

 Stage #1  

Learn

Get the knowledge and learn from leading experts about SDGs, YUNGA and soft skills

 Stage #2  

Engage

Engage with your community and create your own YUNGA Tribe

 Stage #3  

Research

Research the issues or the area you want to create your project on 

 Stage #4  

Act

It's time for taking action and work on your project with your tribe members

TIMELINE

Nov 2020

Application open

December 2020-January 2021

Feb-June 2021

Selection 

Program start

Stage 1 (Preparation)

Acquire the knowledge and develop the soft skills necessary to create and lead your own YUNGA tribe

July- Nov 2021

Stage 2 (Implementation)

Get engaged in your community or university through projects and initiatives

December 2021

PRESENTATION OF RESULTS

THE CHARACTERISTICS 

Self Motivated

Passionate about Sustainability

Proactive

Optimistic & Curious

 Benefit of being a YUNGA Ambassador

Leadership

Development

Connection with Youth leaders and Global community in Japan

Impact Creation

Interested?

If you're ready to take the challenge apply here!