Monday, February 3, 2014

Parliament Invites Young Adults To Compete for Two UN Passes Now Open to Canada, Mexico, and U.S.A.

The Interfaith Young Adult Challenge will award two young adults selected the chance to serve as the 2014 Parliament of the World’s Religions Youth Delegates at the United Nations through the United Nations Department of Public Information NGO body. This contest is now open to all young adults living in the North America aged 18 through 24.  Applications must be received by February 12, 2014.
Last year's speech delivered to the United Nations General Assembly on the state of educational inequality around the world brought Malala Yousafzai even closer to the hearts of global citizens, as many youth in the world's most democratic nations were shaken to realize the urgent needs for revolutionizing change is in many different regions of the world. United Nations initiatives act to diminish the disparities which exist, and so we count on them to make real human rights status quo for all. While the Parliament steps into the NGO community at the United Nations, we are ready to share and expand this platform with these emerging young leaders of today who will live out the vision of a just, peaceful, and sustainable world.

But Malala is busy, so the Parliament is seeking brave and poised young adults to stand up for this vision with us. Parliament Delegates to the United Nations will be believers in the principles of a global ethic, who aspire to working across faith-based and secular lines to achieve positive social change.

The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions is a member-NGO of the United Nations Department of Public Information which represents over 1,500 NGOs at the United Nations. The Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions retains access Read more...

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