By Michael Scott Peters, 2018-2019 U.S. Youth Observer to the United Nations
“At all times, day by day, we have to continue fighting for freedom of religion, freedom of speech, and freedom from want — for these are things that must be gained in peace as well as in war.” -Eleanor Roosevelt
The inaugural Global Youth Wellbeing Index gathers and connects youth-related data to assess and compare the state of young people’s wellbeing around the world.
How does each country rank?
Last Friday, the 58th Session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) ended, and the results of the “Youth, Women and the Post-2015 Landscape” survey are in!Read more
I have just had the opportunity to virtually observe events carried out through the United Nations’ Working Group on Sustainable Development during their seventh session.Read more
In late October I attended the 8th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris, France. It was a very special opportunity to represent the voices of American youth on my first trip as the U.S. Youth Observer to the United Nations abroad.Read more
On October 11, 2013 I got to celebrate the International Day of the Girl at the United Nations. I started my day off meeting with other youth delegates to the United Nations from around the world.Read more