Camp United Nations for Girls Charleston 2017

Celebrate UN Day of the Girl with us at Camp United Nations for Girls Charleston 2017. Camp United Nations for Girls is an international political leadership program that introduces girls ages 10 to 15 to the work of the United Nations. The program begins with a lesson on the history of the United Nations and its purpose. This is followed by an explanation of the structure, leadership and the rules of procedure of the United Nations starting with the General Assembly and subsidiary organs. Participants learn about the specific work undertaken in the United Nations’ boards, commissions, committees, councils and panels and working groups. Prior to convening the General Assembly, each participant will be assigned a country and guided through researching her country then writing a position paper. When the General Assembly convenes delegates will give speeches, negotiate with other delegates, caucus and propose resolutions along with amendments before finally voting. All activities will be guided by a camp counselor in small working groups of delegates. Girl Scouts participating in the session will earn a Global Action Award. All participants will earn a Certificate of Completion.

The general delegate fee is $160 and the Girl Scout delegate fee is $120. The delegate fee covers all program materials and meals. For additional information please visit our website at www.girlsinpolitics.org, call +1 (202) 660-1457 ext 2 or email info@girlsinpolitics.org

Watch the Girls in Politics Initiative™ on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show. “Camp empowers young girls to run for office” http://www.nbcnews.com/video/mhp/52698319

Watch the Girls in Politics Initiative™ on RTL Nieuws New York. “Bestemming Witte Huis (afl. 25): Vrouwen aan de macht” | “Destination White House (ep. 25): Women in Power” https://youtu.be/YDxjMrAievo