The UN Youth Auckland Regional Equity Fund 2014 is open!

UN Youth Auckland is making it easier to participate as an active member of our organisation. Attending events, whether regionally or at a national-level, can be a burdensome undertaking and students are often financially-pressured.

We believe in the transformative potential of our events to empower young New Zealanders towards being global citizens, through mixing and mingling with like-minded individuals. We back the value of our educational programme unreservedly, so we’re putting our money where our mouth is.

Auckland Universities Model United Nations Registrations are now open!

Auckland Universities Model UN (UniMUN), the Auckland Region's flagship tertiary event, is back for 2014!

The theme this year is “Freedom and Security”. Will your country fight for universal freedom of speech? How does internet privacy affect national security? UniMUN is an event for all tertiary students to step into the shoes of diplomats, represent a country, and learn about the United Nations: all while meeting plenty of like-minded young people.

Register at the links below, or at the upcoming events bar to the side of the website frontpage.

Apply to (1) participate as a delegate, or (2) facilitate as a conference assistant!

Delegates:
http://unyouth.org.nz/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=181

Conference Assistants: http://unyouth.org.nz/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=182

AMUNC Applications are now open!

Asia-Pacific Model United Nations Conference 2014 will be held in Brisbane, Australia from the 28th June to the 5th July.
AMUNC is the largest Model UN for university students in the Asia-Pacific region. 
2014 is the 20th anniversary of AMUNC, and is set to be one of the biggest yet! 

NZ Model UN committee position open now!

Do you have what it takes to join the committee of New Zealand's largest Model UN? 

The New Zealand Model UN committee is currently looking for a capable and organised volunteer to fill the position of Registrations officer.
If you think you have what it takes, apply now!

 Applications must be received by 6.00pm, Sunday 13th April 2014. 

OTAGO HIGH SCHOOLS AMBASSADOR APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN - ROUND 2

The second round of applications to become a High School Ambassador for UN Youth Otago has opened! 

The High School Ambassadors programme will see students selected from around the Otago region to work, to alongside the regional council. Don't miss this opportunity to inspire global citizens, learn more about international issues, and, most of all, have fun!

Documents Attached: 

Auckland Region High School Ambassadors 2014

 

Hello Global Citizens, 

The Auckland High School Ambassadors Programme is a brilliant opportunity for Year 12 & 13 students to expand their skills and further their involvement with the organisation. We are extending this opportunity to you, to be a part of the second year that this programme has been in Auckland. 

Auckland: Special General Meeting 10 April 2014

DEAR AUCKLAND MEMBERS,

In accordance with the UN Youth Auckland Regional Constitution, notice is hereby given that a Special General Meeting (SGM) will be held to elect two positions onto the UN Youth Auckland Regional Council: (1) a Vice-President for Universities, and, (2) a General Member.

The SGM will be held at 6.00pm, Thursday 10 April , upstairs in AUSA House.

Proxy voting forms are only for those unable to attend the SGM. These will be made available by and returned to Charlie Lin, Auckland President, at charlie.lin@unyouth.org.nz. These proxy voting form will be released at a later time.

NOMINATIONS

Nominations must be emailed to Camille Owen, Regional Secretary, at camille.owen@unyouth.org.nz by no later than 5pm Sunday 6th of April.

Nominations must include:

· Who is nominating them (although members may nominate themselves)

· What position(s) the nominee is running for

· A brief blurb (300 words maximum) about themselves and why they wish to be elected to their chosen role

Members running for more than one position still write one blurb.

THIMUN Director and Assistant Director Applications now open!

Applications are now open for one Director and two Assistant Directors to lead a delegation of New Zealand high-school students to THIMUN.

The Hague Model United Nations (THIMUN) is the world's largest Model UN event, bringing together over 3500 high-school students from across the world. The Director and two Assistant Directors will select a group of New Zealand's brightest high-school students, and take them on a study tour across the USA and Europe, before attending THIMUN, in The Hague, Netherlands.

Nelson and Marlborough Model UN registrations are now open!

Register for the event at this link: http://unyouth.org.nz/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=179

Nelson and Marlborough Model UN is back again for another year! This is the premier Model UN event for high school students in Nelson, Marlborough and the West Coast. Each year, students from these regions debate together for a day, as they become the delegate of a member state of the United Nations.

UN Youth Auckland Model International Court of Justice & Case Competition - Organising Committee Opportunities

UN Youth Auckland is currently seeking volunteers for two of our most exciting and innovative events.

Volunteering is a highly-rewarding experience which will develop your professional skills and networks; all while working with a fun team of highly-driven young people.

Off the back of last year’s inaugural event, this year's Model ICJ organising committee will be responsible for developing and executing a simulation of the International Court of Justice.

The UN Youth Auckland Case Competition is an innovative concept which challenges enterprising students to apply their business know-how towards the pursuit of social objectives.

Applications for both events are to be sent to Charlie Lin, Auckland President, at charlie.lin@unyouth.org.nz by 5pm Friday 4th of April. Preferably in pdf format. If you have any questions about either of these events, please direct them to charlie.lin@unyouth.org.nz

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