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"NGOs are the people who work for the people"

UNA Slovenia at LUPA 2013. (Photo - UNA Slovenia)

On 26 September 2013 volunteers of UNA Slovenia Youth Section participated at the 12th LUPA bazaar (bazaar of Slovenian NGOs), which has taken place at Prešeren square in Ljubljana. LUPA 2013 festival was promoting the role and importance of more than 150 Slovenian NGOs.

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The Summer School on the United Nations successfully closed

Honorary speaker, former President of the Republic of Slovenia, professor Dr. Danilo Türk. (Photo - UNA Slovenia)

Between 9th and 13th of September 2013, the United Nations Association of Slovenia Youth Section organized a Summer School on the United Nations (UN) at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana.

The official opening was attended by the honorary speaker, former President of the Republic of Slovenia professor Dr. Danilo Türk, who delivered a speech on his view on the role of the UN to address security issues in the world, especially in Syria, Mali and also in the context of Israeli-Palestinian relations.

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Janos Tisovszky: Current challenge of the UN is also to work with and for young people

Janos Tisovszky: current challenge of the UN is also to work with and for young people. (Photo - UNA Slovenia)

Janos Tisovszky, the Director of United Nations Information Service in Vienna, had delivered a lecture on the current challenges of the United Nations (UN) to the participants of the Summer School on the UN. Firstly he presented the work of the organization through four faces of the UN: UN as a forum for states and at the same time an independent actor in the international community, represented by the employees of the organization; a platform for the operation of governmental and non-governmental organizations and last but not least – ideological perspective, which is based on the expectations of the international community.

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Former President of the Republic of Slovenia professor Dr. Danilo Türk opened the Summer School on the United Nations

Former President of the Republic of Slovenia professor Dr. Danilo Türk opened the Summer School on the United Nations. (Photo - UNA Slovenia)

The Summer School on the United Nations (UN), organized at the Faculty of Social Sciences in Ljubljana, was opened by the former President of the Republic of Slovenia professor Dr. Danilo Türk who delivered a speech. In the introduction he presented his views on the role of the UN in addressing security issues in the world, especially in Syria, Mali and also in the context of Israeli-Palestinian relations.

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President Borut Pahor: “Youth is the most powerful driving force of social and economic development in the world”

President Mr. Borut Pahor at the conference UNYANET Summit 2013. (Photo - Maja Drča, UNA Slovenia)

Participants of the UNYANET Summit 2013 met the Slovenian president Mr. Borut Pahor, honorary patron of the Summit

This year’s UNYANET Summit in Ljubljana was held under honorary patronage of the President of the Republic of Slovenia Mr. Borut Pahor and during the Summit, the participants of the Summit had the honour to met the Slovenian President. In the debate, the President openly expressed his views on current international issues, consequences of the global crisis, future of the European Union and on the role of the United Nations in the world.

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