WHAT IS UNITED NATIONS YOUTH ASSOCIATION GHANA (UNYA-GHANA)?
UNYA GHANA is a youth led non profit organization that models the UN Agenda. It is The People’s Movement of The United Nations.
UNYAs must be in every country and must work in collaboration with their UNAs.
UNAs and UNYAs in thier various countries must work with government especially The Foreign Affairs Ministry.
In 2011, UNYA GHANA was registered, launched at Kofi Annan International Peace Keeping Center in 2012 and officially adopted as the Youth Wing of UNA GHANA.
UNYA GHANA currently has over 5000 members and have a very strong presence in all sixteen regions.
The organization has established alot of initiatives that models the UN agenda on peace and security, SDGs and most importantly the promotion of UN security council resolution 2250.
Resolution 2250 calls for the youth participation in the decision making process and this has been the motivation for initiating these projects.
275 Youth MPs,
District Youth Courts,
Youth Delegates Program.
We also have teams that each member is encouraged to join, depending on their interest or background.
Teams(In no particular order)
- Entertainment Team
- Medical Team
- Counseling Team
- Sports Team
- Monitoring & Evaluation Team
- General volunteers Team
- Media Team
- Protocol Team
- Security Team
- SDG Teams (Identify a Goal)
- Parliamentary Team(Youth MPs)
- Ministerial Team(Youth Ministers)
- Legal Team
- Adminstrative Team
These teams are now regional based and the Regional Coordinators are the ones in charge of all the initiatives within a region.