Sustainable Development Goals

What is the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development?

At the Sustainable Development Summit on 25 September, 2015, UN Member States adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and tackle climate change by 2030. Read more

Dialogue for the Future: Promoting Coexistence and Diversity in BiH

What was the Project about?

On the basis of a joint initiative of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and the Secretary General of the United Nations (UN), as well as a recognized need to create space for dialogue and promotion of coexistence in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the UN Team in BiH, under the leadership of the Resident Coordinator of the UN, in cooperation with the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina have developed a project called “Dialogue for the Future: The promotion of coexistence and diversity in Bosnia and Herzegovina”, which was jointly implemented by UN agencies UNESCO, UNICEF and UNDP.  Read more

More than 50 Years Later, JFK “Peace Speech” Still Inspires

By John Horgan

I’m not a big fan of the literary sub-genre of political rhetoric, even the best examples of which usually reduce to schmaltzy, self-aggrandizing propaganda. I nonetheless love the so-called “Peace Speech” given exactly 50 years ago by President John F. Kennedy. Speaking at the commencement of American University, Washington, D.C., on June 10, 1963, Kennedy talked about “the most important topic on earth: world peace.” Read more

What is World Down Syndrome Day?

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), 21 March, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012.

Down Syndrome International (DSi) encourages our friends all over the world to choose their own activities and events on WDSD to help raise awareness of what Down syndrome is, what it means to have Down syndrome, and how people with Down syndrome play a vital role in our lives and communities. Read more

2019 Camp Application

2019 Jordanian Delegation

  • This application consists of four parts:

1) Biographical and Contact Information
2) Reference
3) Short Answer Questions
4) Essays

To help you organize your application, we have provided descriptions of the different sections below. We suggest you take some time to look through these parts and collect the required documents before beginning your application, as you cannot save your application and return to it later. 

Please remember that we are looking for campers 14-16 years of age who possess an open-minded attitude, a high level of maturity, and strong leadership potential. Read more