WELCOME TO (YUNA) YOUTH OF UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION - TANZANIA

Youth of the United Nations Association (YUNA) is a youth led non governmental organization that works to promote the work (values and principles) of United Nations (UN) and its further objectives in the country. Activities conducted by the organization focus on bridging the gap and bring young people closer to United Nations-UN in Tanzania. YUNA was founded in 1996 as the youth wing of UNA Tanzania but it was registered as a NGO in 2005 and has maintained the “youth wing” status with UNA Tanzania.

YUNA Tanzania is a member-based organization and to-date has succeeded maintains over thousands members in the country due to UN Chapters (UNC) in universities and colleges and UN Clubs (UNCTN) in secondary school within the country and outgoing school members.

OUR VISION

YUNA envisions bringing young people closer to the United Nations system in support of the ideals, principles, and purposes of the United Nations in Tanzania

OUR MISSION

To carry out capacity building, education, advocacy, lobbying and activism activities to increase stakeholders influence and participation in implementing the United Nations agenda in Tanzania.

OUR FOCUS AREAS

● Health (Sexual Reproductive Health and Gender Equality)
● Environment (Role of youth in Climate change and Environment sector)

● Education (Ensure access to education and Knowledge through formal and nonformal sector to young
people)

● Civic Engagement (Enhance youth participation in Civic processes and awareness on good governance,
Human Rights, Accountability and leadership

● Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) particular youth consultations in Tanzania,

● WASH (Water Sanitation and Hygiene)

● Economic empowerment

The Sustainable Development Goals in Tanzania

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a global call to action to end poverty, protect the earth’s environment and climate, and ensure that people everywhere can enjoy peace and prosperity. These are the goals the UN is working on in Tanzania:

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Recent News

Press Release: Ms. Suzane Sylvester Elected Chairperson of YUNA Tanzania

NATIONAL YOUTH SYMPOSIUM

ONLINE SHORT COURSES

CSOs recommendations and validation for the amendment of Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act No.6/2008.

SDGs Implementation Stock take

UNA Tanzania coordinates a technical working group for a capacity needs assessment on SDGs implementation in FYDP III in Tanzania.

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Our Patners

As the Youth of United Nations Association – Tanzania, our organization has partnered with a range of local and international organizations to further our mission of promoting sustainable development, human rights, and peace. Our partners include other youth-led organizations, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), government agencies, academic institutions, and private sector companies who share our vision for creating positive social change. Through our partnerships, we are able to collaborate on initiatives, share resources and expertise, and amplify our collective impact in Tanzania and beyond. We value our partners and are committed to building strong, long-lasting relationships with them to achieve our shared goals.