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AFI Changemakers PASSION. ACTION. IMPACT. CHANGE.
Young people are making change all over the world. Our mission is to bring these voices to the heart of international development by facilitating opportunities for Changemakers to meet each other and contribute to the work of the United Nations. We believe that young people should feel empowered to take control of the future they want to see.
Read summaries of the presentation winners on children rights
at the AFI youth summit at the Senegalese Parliament.
(Click to see more photos)
Recent AFI Changemakers Events
AFI Changemakers at UK Parliament
Summit on International Development and Human Rights
16 November 2015
UK Parliament Week is all about celebrating democracy, and it also was the perfect time for young people to make their voices heard. AFI Changemakers was an official partner organisation of Parliament Week, where it held its own event, at the Parliament called AFI Changemakers Youth Forum on International Development and Human Rights.
Changemakers at the The World Health Assembly
at the UN Geneva 18-20 May 2015
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Individuals with a global conscience and a passion for a better world became involved in the movement for participation on the global stage. Global Leaders (18 to 30 years old) were invited to participate in the 2015 UN World Health Assembly. They attended deliberations and council meetings along with representatives with other young dynamic colleagues from state governments, intergovernmental organisations and civil society.
It was a life-changing experience and they became part of the AFI Changemakers at the UN network.
More Information: http://www.changemakers-un.org/wha2015/
AFI CHANGEMAKERS SUMMIT ON
RIGHT TO HEALTH AND ACCESS TO MEDICINES
18-20 FEBRUARY 2015, UNITED NATIONS HQ, GENEVA
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Global AFI Changemakers were invited to participate in the Summit on ‘Right to Health & Access to Medicine’. Changemakers also participated in the 2015 UN Social Forum on Access to Medicines, and council meetings along with representatives from member states, intergovernmental organisations and civil society. AFI Changemakers presented at a side event on the Right to Health that was attended by members of the UN, member states, NGO and others. A report will be published describing their findings and results of the Summit. Join us and become part of AFI Changemakers - UN network.
AFI CHANGEMAKERS AT THE UN
ON THE RIGHT TO DEVELOPMENT
(GENEVA, DECEMBER 1-2, 2014)
TWO DAYS OF COLLABORATION. CONTRIBUTION AND EXPERIENCE: Changemakers from around the world came to Geneva to connect with each other and participate in intense workshops at the United Nations on themes related to the Right to Development. Outcomes of workshops were fedback at a high level official UN event. The outcomes of the Summit provided a framework for the Changemakers platform to contribute to work of UN in 2015. Summit participants became Changemaker Ambassadors, leaving Geneva inspired and with opportunities to get involved longer term with our work at the UN.
Read the AFI Changemakers Summit Report to the UN Right to Development Working Group December 2014
AFI CHANGE MAKERS ON
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL SOCIAL FORUM
ON THE RIGHT OF OLDER PERSONS
United Nations Side Event April 1-3, 2014
(click to read the informative report)
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