Major Group Children and Youth - space for children and youth in the sustainable development negotiations
- Individual membership (below the age of 30 years)
- Group membership (child or youth led organisations / coalitions / networks / councils/etc)
To become a member, you have to register with us by joining Major Group for Children and Youth Space. Here you will receive and can share any information related to children and youth and sustainable development. We encourage you to share your information!
Once you have joined the Major Group, there are lots of ways to get involved and how you do this is completely up to you. You may want to be an active contributor to policy, help facilitate a working group, inspire youth activism in your local community, or just read about what's been going on.
Firstly you can join one of our mailing lists and get involved with our work. Most things happen online, in monthly calls and in meetings every few months in New York when the negotiatators meet to decide a peice of our future.
MAIN MEMBERSHIP SPACE (ANNOUNCE LIST) Everyone should be part of the Major Group list which is here: https://groups.google.com/a/childrenyouth.org/forum/#!forum/majorgroup
Our current Task Forces work on specific areas and they are:
POST-2015 and SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT POLICY Work on the Post-2015 and Sustainable Development Policy is coordinated here: https://groups.google.com/a/childrenyouth.org/forum/#!forum/post2015
The MGCY is facilitated by a group of volunteers in its monthly calls. In between meetings and to support liasion with the United Nations there are two organising partners.
GOVERNANCE and PARTICIPATION: Work on the High Level Political Forum is coordinated in our governance task force here: https://groups.google.com/a/childrenyouth.org/forum/#!forum/governance