Call for First Nations Youth Ambassadors for the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child

The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada (www.fncaringsociety.com) invites First Natons young people (ages 15-24) to apply for an opportunity to go to the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child meeting in Geneva Switzerland!

What is this committee?
The UN Committee on the Rights of the Child is the international group responsible for making sure countries, like Canada, keep the promises they make to all children and youth according to the document they signed called the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC).

When?
For 5 days in February 2012

Where?
Geneva, Switzerland!!!

Who?

    To apply you must:

  • Be between 15 and 24 years old
  • Have a passport in time to travel
  • Be able to travel to Switzerland for 5 days in February 2012
  • Have you guardian's permission if you are under 18 years old, and have someone over 18 travel with you
  • Agree to document your visit on video, recording or in writing so you can share your experience with other people!
  • How do I apply?
    Click here for more information and to see the application form.
    Your application must be submitted by 4:30 pm Eastern Standard Time (Ontario time) on Tuesday November 1st, 2011.

    You can send your application via email or regular mail to:

    First Nations Youth Ambassador Contest
    First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada
    251 Bank Street, Suite 302
    Ottawa, ON
    K2P 1X3
    (613)230-5885

    www.fncaringsociety.com
    info@fncaringsociety.com

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