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UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leaders

The NZ National Commission for UNESCO is wanting to recruit young people who are committed to promoting peace and social justice in New Zealand and the Pacific.

They are currently inviting applications from youth aged between 18 and 25 to join our UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leaders. The group consists of young leaders who serve as advisors to the National Commissioners and ambassadors of UNESCO’s work.

The group consists of young leaders who serve as advisors to the National Commissioners and ambassadors of UNESCO’s work.

The successful candidates will advise the National Commission on a number of issues and engage in initiatives that align with the National Commission’s target areas. These include UNESCO Global Geoparks, global citizenship education, indigenous knowledge in shaping a sustainable future, oceans for the wellbeing of people and the planet, and media information literacy.

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You will need to send a cv and covering letter to Gracielli.GhizziHall@education.govt.nz

Note: This is not a paid position but may include opportunities for travel and professional development. Membership term is two years and you will be expected to attend at least three meetings per year in Wellington, with expenses covered by the National Commission.

Applications close on Sunday 10 February.