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Young European Council promoting participation of young people in EU's development

Slovenians Laura Seferaj and Petra Petan represented Slovenia at the Young European Council 2016, held in Brussels in early November for the third time. (Foto - UNAS)Slovenians Laura Seferaj and Petra Petan represented Slovenia at the Young European Council 2016, held in Brussels in early November for the third time. The initiative, which seeks to bring young people into the decision-making process at the EU level, received the Charlemagne Youth Prize 2015 from the President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz. It is an award for projects that promote the participation of young people in the development of the EU.

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United Nations Summer School: Empowering the Environment

Resource scarcity, climate change, unemployment, food insecurity and inequity all signal the need for radical change in our societies. To bring this change, the entire UN system must meet the challenge of delivering sustainable development with shared prosperity for all, within the ecological limits of our planet. The UN’s role in this transformation is to assist countries to implement the economic, social and environmental dimensions of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in a balanced and integrated manner.

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Project "Connecting Cultures Slovenia - Triglav National Park Euro – Arab Expedition"

UNESCO Youth Platform within UNA Slovenia has launched pilot project "Triglav National Park Euro – Arab Expedition". It's prepared in scope of the Connecting Cultures initiative.

The expedition will last from 2 till 7 October 2016 in the beautiful environment of the Triglav National Park in Slovenia.

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United Nations Summer School: What kind of future will 2015 bring?

The international landscape of 2015 is marked by the crucial multilateral processes. Since the new development landscape is being discussed, this year is also vital for international development cooperation. In March, world leaders met at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Sendai, Japan. At the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, held in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) in July, means of implementation of the future development goals were discussed.

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Heated discussions on global refugee crisis at MUNSC Salient: Youth Conference on Global Matters

Keynote address by honorary patron of the conference Mr. Milan Brglez, president of the National Assembly of the Republic of Slovenia. (Photo - UNAS)

International youth conference MUNSC Salient, organized by UNA Slovenia, was successfully concluded. The conference was held under honorary patronage of Dr Milan Brglez, president of the Slovenian National Assembly.

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