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9. Youth and the World

9.3 Exchanges between young people and policy-makers on global issues

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  1. Global issues exchanges with policy-makers at the domestic level
  2. Global issues exchanges with policy-makers at the international level

Global issues exchanges with policy-makers at the domestic level

Young people’s opportunities to exchange views on global issues with national policy-makers happens through consultations and hearings on specific issues, or through statements or reports put forward by youth organizations.

Global issues exchanges with policy-makers at the international level

Since 1971, the Norwegian Children and Youth Council (LNU) has sent youth delegates to the UN General Assembly as part of the official Norwegian delegation. Through the delegate scheme LNU collaborates with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Climate and the Environment, the Ministry of Children and Families, the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Local Government and Modernization on UN processes related to issues such as human rights, youth participation, education, climate and environment. sustainability and urbanization.