About the Author: Dr. Esther Brimmer serves as the Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs
It’s not quite American Idol, but we think we have a pretty good contest heating up here at the State Department.
Every other year, before the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) holds its General Conference, the organization also hosts a youth forum, where delegates from around the world identify common concerns and shared experiences. The delegates, all of whom are under 24 years old, then deliver their suggestions directly to the UNESCO General Conference.
It is a unique opportunity for young people… more »