EUJS Ambassadors take the floor

EUJS Ambassadors take the floor

Date: 28/03/2014

Event type: Seminar

Organized by: European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS)

Location: Geneva (Switzerland)


Since 2005, the European Union of Jewish Students brought more than 300 top students to the United Nations Human Rights Council to advocate for Human Rights, Democracy, minority rights and Israel's right to exist! With so many challenges facing Jewish communities today, Human Rights violations in Ukraine, Venezuela and other places around the world, and Israel's continued demonization, EUJS calls on its alumni of the EUJS' Ambassador programs to take the stand. In 2014, EUJS will propose two opportunties for Jewish students to take an active role in the United Nations

  1. March 2014: "EUJS Ambassadors to the UN" seminar alumni take the floor
  2. June 2014: The 9th EUJS Ambassadors to the UN seminar (information and registrations to be open in April)>

March 2014

EUJS will select two European "EUJS Ambassadors to the UN" seminar alumni to speak at the UNHRC and engage with key stakeholders for two days. The 25th Ordinary session of the HRC will be held from the 3. to 28. of March in Geneva. 

 

The European Union of Jewish Students will focus on the four following items:

  1. Item 3: Promotion and protection of all human rights, civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights, including the right to development
  2. Item 4: Human rights situation that require the Council's attention
  3. Item 7: Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories
  4. Item 9: Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related forms of intolerance, follow-up and implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action

How to apply?

  1. Select one Item and write a 2 minute speech
  2. Fill in the application form (below)
  3. Send us your speech and a motivation letter at events@eujs.org

Deadline for application: 28. February 2014 at 1pm (Brussels' time)

Conditions: EUJS will cover the stay and up to 100 Euros of travel costs

 

For more information on the HRC and access to the working documents of the 25 sessions, access the HRC Extranet:

https://extranet.ohchr.org/sites/hrc/HRCSessions/RegularSessions/25thSession/Pages/default.aspx

User name: hrc extranet

Password: 1session

 

For any questions please contact: events@eujs.org