EUJS Ambassadors to the UN Seminar 2016

EUJS Ambassadors to the UN Seminar 2016

Date: 20/03/2016

Event type: Seminar

Organized by: European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS)

Location: Geneva, Switzerland




20th-24th March 2016

Do you have what it takes to stand up for the Jewish people and Human Rights at the highest international level: The United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva ? Could you be the next EUJS ambassador to the United Nations ?

In times of great need, decisive leadership and clear-eyed advocacy matter. As the world falls into ever greater turmoil, immediate concerns for the Jewish community abound: Terrorism, anti-Semitism, infringement on freedom of religion, the threat of a nuclear Iran, and the delegitimization of Israel all present stark threats to Jewish life, and we sadly already witnessed the impacts they have on our community.

Through workshops and high profile meetings, EUJS will give you the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to gain the knowledge, tools and skills to become an advocate for the Jewish people at the UN. You will be exposed to the highly politicized and bureaucratic world of this institution, learning how to navigate it and how to best influence its decision making bodies.

You will also get the incredible chance to access to the Human Rights Council, enabling you to experience its mechanisms and politics. Finally, you will act as the Ambassador of European Jewish youth, raising the concerns of your peers on a variety of topics such as the treatment of Israel by the international community, the Iranian threat, the ongoing genocides around the world and the discrimination against minorities in Europe.



Each participant will be able to submit a two minute speech.

EUJS will choose the best one and give the opportunity to the author to speak as official EUJS NGO-representative in front of the Human Rights Council!

The European Union of Jewish Students will focus on Item 7: "Human rights situation in Palestine and other occupied Arab territories".

Could you be the one speaking in front of the Human Rights Council?


Participation fee:

Students under 28 (born after 20th March 1988) and are full time students 90 Euro (Travels to and from Geneva are not included)

Older than 28 (born before 20th March 1988) or not studying full time 180 Euro (Travels to and from Geneva are not included)

Travel subsidies are available here:

To make an application for this seminar, please click on the link:


>> Deadline for applications is 9th February 2016 <<


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We look forward to receiving your application.