ERIC Number: ED475353
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-May
Reference Count: N/A
The Voice of THIMUN Youth: Action Papers of the Annual Session (1st, The Hague, Netherlands, January 21-26, 2001).
Williams, David L., Ed.; Munstermann, Ulrich, Ed.; Bouwsma, Maria, Ed.; Dubock, Linda, Ed.; Rot, Karen, Ed.
This document contains action paper reports from an international youth assembly that was held to enable young people from around the world to discuss a variety of social and economic issues and develop a common vision and plan of action. The report by the Committee on Youth Employment and Education examines the current state of education, its impact on employment, vocational education, and needed support systems. The report by the Committee on Water and Life discusses strategies for increasing awareness of the need to protect water resources and possible policy solutions to critical environmental problems. The report by the Committee on Peace and Justice considers the following topics: the need for formal and informal peace education; potential peace education programs; and possible roles for teachers and the media in peace education. The report by the Committee on Health and Social Development explores possible strategies for preventing and controlling HIV/AIDS, drug abuse, and juvenile delinquency. The report by the Committee on Sustainable Development examines critical issues (economic, environmental, human rights, technology and education) that must be addressed in order to achieve sustainable development. The report by the Committee on Cultural Diversity and Tolerance discusses the impact of globalization on cultural diversity and tolerance. The results of a conference nationality and country of residence survey are included. (MN)
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Economic Change, Educational Opportunities, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, International Communication, International Organizations, Peace, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, Role of Education, Secondary Education, Social Change, Sustainable Development, Vocational Education, World Affairs, Youth Employment, Youth Leaders, Youth Problems
For full text: http://www.thimun.org/download/YAVoice2001.pdf.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: The Hague International Model United Nations (Netherlands). Youth Assembly.
Identifiers - Location: Netherlands