The Women’s Federation for World Peace, Hong Kong is pleased to announce the Global Citizenship Workshop in Youth Square, Chai Wan in 2016.
*Update July 11: The workshop dates have changed. The workshop will now be held between Q3 and Q4 to better accommodate students' schedules. Please check back for updates in the coming months.We welcome students who are interested in exploring the dynamics of global citizenship to understand the connectedness of people throughout the world, while analyzing and brainstorming new solutions to global issues such as environmental protection, human rights, and cultural awareness. During this workshop, students will gain a deeper understanding of the universal humanity that is necessary to make positive impacts on society that benefit the whole. Through exploring and understanding different cultures and their access to rights, we can create solutions that are both innovate and impactful to create a more thoughtful, connected world. This workshop will teach students the importance of global citizenship while preparing them for the third annual Model United Nations in December. This workshop will inform students on how to succeed in the upcoming Model UN by teaching them to synthesize arguments and present proposals. We look forward to sharing unique perspectives and collaborating with each other to identify and resolve global issues for a more peaceful society. Eligibility
- Students must be currently enrolled in high school and able to participate in the Model United Nations in December 2016.
- Applicants must submit one essay addressing an issue raised in one of the topics.
Volunteers NeededThe Women’s Federation HK is looking for volunteers who are interested in helping with various roles in the production of the upcoming Global Citizenship Workshop. We are looking for university students or adults who have unique perspectives to share as a global citizens. We need volunteers to be mentors and leaders for the program. There will be times during the workshop where students will separate into groups, which will be led by mentor volunteers. These volunteers should have knowledge of global citizenship and sustainability issues. We are also seeking volunteers who have experience performing in a Model United Nations, as we will be guiding students through the process. All volunteers will receive a certificate of recognition after their completion of the workshop. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, click here to fill out the volunteer information sheet. Please email all completed volunteer information sheets to firstname.lastname@example.org _______________________________________________________________________________ To learn more about our Chairperson Paris' trip to the UN DPI Conference, click the link below. UN DPI Conference 2016: Education for Global Citizenship