• Wrapping up in New York June 12, 2017 by Yao Dong - The delegation awoke to more uncharacteristically warm weather - despite it supposedly being winter here in New York, we have been treated to day after day of sunshine and temperatures as high as 18 degrees. After our morning briefing, we headed off towards midtown for our final meeting of the tour. High above Madison Avenue, Continue Reading
  • New York: Food (Production), Career Goals and Shakira June 12, 2017 by Yao Dong - We woke up to another unusually sunny and warm February day in New York, and began our day on the Upper West Side with a Q&A with Glenn Denning. Glenn is the Director of the Master of Public Administration in Development Practice programme within Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA). He is also Continue Reading
  • New York: UN Office of Legal Affairs and Aunty Helen June 12, 2017 by Yao Dong - After meeting with the New Zealand Permanent Mission, we headed back to the United Nations – our second home in New York. For the third time in even less days, we had the pleasure of being briefed by yet another individual with seemingly endless experience and knowledge. Fanny Schaus, an employee of the Office of Continue Reading
  • Youth Development May 28, 2017 by Bhen Goodsir - Aotearoa Youth Declaration is an annual conference for High School Students which connects young people with government policy. Participants work in Focus Groups to develop policy statements that represent their views and priorities on a range of subjects. The statements below were drafted by the participants of the Youth Development Focus Group, and approved by the participants Continue Reading
  • Social Development May 28, 2017 by UN Youth Admin - Aotearoa Youth Declaration is an annual conference for High School Students which connects young people with government policy. Participants work in Focus Groups to develop policy statements that represent their views and priorities on a range of subjects. The statements below were drafted by the participants of the Social Development Focus Group, and approved by the Continue Reading
  • Science & Innovation May 28, 2017 by UN Youth Admin - Aotearoa Youth Declaration is an annual conference for High School Students which connects young people with government policy. Participants work in Focus Groups to develop policy statements that represent their views and priorities on a range of subjects. The statements below were drafted by the participants of the Science & Innovation Focus Group, and approved by Continue Reading
  • Media & Communications May 28, 2017 by UN Youth Admin - Aotearoa Youth Declaration is an annual conference for High School Students which connects young people with government policy. Participants work in Focus Groups to develop policy statements that represent their views and priorities on a range of subjects. The statements below were drafted by the participants of the Media & Communications Focus Group, and approved by Continue Reading
  • Law & Order May 28, 2017 by UN Youth Admin - Aotearoa Youth Declaration is an annual conference for High School Students which connects young people with government policy. Participants work in Focus Groups to develop policy statements that represent their views and priorities on a range of subjects. The statements below were drafted by the participants of the Law & Order Focus Group, and approved by Continue Reading
  • Infrastructure & Civil Defence May 28, 2017 by UN Youth Admin - Aotearoa Youth Declaration is an annual conference for High School Students which connects young people with government policy. Participants work in Focus Groups to develop policy statements that represent their views and priorities on a range of subjects. The statements below were drafted by the participants of the Infrastructure & Civil Defence Focus Group, and approved Continue Reading
  • Hauora May 28, 2017 by UN Youth Admin - Aotearoa Youth Declaration is an annual conference for High School Students which connects young people with government policy. Participants work in Focus Groups to develop policy statements that represent their views and priorities on a range of subjects. The statements below were drafted by the participants of the Hauora Focus Group, and approved by the participants Continue Reading