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Registration Open: UN General Assembly High-level Meeting on Youth (25-26 July 2011)

As part of the International Youth Year, the General Assembly will hold a High-level Meeting on Youth on 25 and 26 July 2011 at UN Headquarters in New York. The High-level Meeting will have as its overarching theme “Youth: Dialogue and Mutual Understanding”.

The High-level Meeting will comprise two consecutive informal interactive roundtables on 25 July 2011 and two plenary meetings on 26 July 2011. The round tables will be chaired by Member States at the invitation of the President of the General Assembly and will address the following themes:

Round table 1: Strengthening international cooperation regarding youth and enhancing dialogue, mutual understanding and active youth participation as indispensable elements towards social integration, full employment and the eradication of poverty;

Round table 2: Challenges to youth development and opportunities for poverty eradication, employment and sustainable development.

You can register your participation for this event by visiting: http://esango.un.org/irene/?page=vi...

First-time users of this registration system will need to create a new profile by clicking here. Approval of this profile can take up to 48 hours.

Please note:
 Registration does not mean that your nomination is accepted;
 Only approved nominations will be notified by email on 1 May;
 If you apply after 1 May you will be notified by 1 June;
 You are requested to make your own travel and visa arrangements;
 The United Nations will not compensate any participant.

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