Guide to Youth Delegates to the United Nations

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The purpose of the following Guide is to provide Member States with information on national youth delegates to the United Nations and practical guidance on developing youth delegate programmes. The Guide presents the many avenues through which young people may take part in the work of their national delegations, including by highlighting how some Member States have enabled youth to participate in the intergovernmental processes at the United Nations. The Guide has been prepared by the United Nations Programme on Youth of the Division for Social Policy and Development in the Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The Programme is the focal point within the United Nations system in the area of youth development and matters related to young people, particularly in relation to the priority areas identified in the World Programme of Action for Youth.

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