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UNA Youth Council Elections 2015

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The UNA Youth Council represents, inputs into and oversees the activities of UNA Youth. 

Two positions on the Youth Council – President and Vice President – are elected annually.  Any member can stand for election and any member or supporter can vote.

Helping UNA-UK widen and strenghten this network of over 50 branches spread across the country is an exciting task and looks great on your cv. Both roles require a significant time commitment so do read the role description carefully before nominating yourself. 


·         Leading the Youth Council, acting as its main representative and contact point for UNA-UK             staff, volunteers and interns in the UK and abroad.

·         Working with UNA-UK to input into events and projects for UNA Youth. 

·         Organising and chairing regular Youth Council meetings.

·         Building relationships with external organisations by representing the Youth Council and                 UNA Youth at events.

·         Be the UNA Youth representative on the UNA-UK Board of Trustees (this will involve four to           five meetings in London over the course of the year)


Vice President:

·         Assisting the President in his/her duties.

·         Liaising with UNA-UK in the process of co-opting additional officers.

·         Working with UNA-UK on UNA Youth’s events, campaigns and conferences.

·         Co-ordinate campaign initiatives across UNA Youth branches

·         Building relationships and maintaining contacts with UNA youth branches across the                     country and working with the UNA members. 


Election timetable

  • 24 April – nominations open
  • 8 May (12 noon) – deadlines for nominations
  • 13 May  – nominations published, voting opens
  • 22 May (12 noon) – voting closes
  • 29 May - Announcement of results and UNA Youth Annual General Meeting at the youth event, Surviving Nuclear Zero


Nomination form