Inspired by social justice

The legacy of great leaders like Nelson Mandela must be passed on to the new generations, inspiring them to commit to social justice, to uphold human rights and promote sustainable development.

 

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the roadmap for the mobilization of future leaders around the world. This new leadership will need to take further decisive steps towards the achievement of those goals.

Institucional Partners

BUILDING BRIDGES: IGNITING YOUTH ACTION FOR UNITY IN DIVERSITY

193 youth teams from all the countries represented at the UN. Launching the network of young leaders. Strengthen a culture of peace. Inspired by Ubuntu philosophy. About major current world issues. 

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“We must renew our commitment to foster dialogue, tolerance and working towards enduring peace and stable development (...) I encourage you to submit your application to UBUNTU UNITED NATIONS (...) we are counting on you!” 

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- registration form duly filled in;

- 1 paragraph bio note ;

- 1 photo;

- 3-minute video.

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“The problems of poverty, inequality, growing asymmetries in acess to work, education and health (...) human rights, discrimination and an increase hate speech (...) require the mobilization of (...) a new generation of young leaders committed to this need of building bridges and act together, but in adversity

A call to action

Global challenges urgently require the global mobilization of a new generation of young leaders. We need young leaders committed to ethics of care, bridge-building and servant leadership, following the Ubuntu ethic.

A new generation of leaders

seminars

5

seminars, five hours each, on Sundays, between October 24 and December 19. Online, through an Internet platform.

participants per country

3

youth leaders per country, with a strong commitment to serving the common good of their communities.

countries

193

United Nations countries represented.

Building Bridges

"Building bridges: igniting youth action for unity in diversity“ is the inspirational motto of the Ubuntu United Nations edition. The Ubuntu United Nations initiative will promote these values and aims to achieve these objectives, for young people and with young people from all over the world.

Ubuntu United Nations is an initiative under the High Patronage of the President of the Portuguese Republic.

Rua Marciano Henriques da Silva, nº 32B
1600-878 Lisboa

Lisbon

Porto

Pr. Doutor Francisco Sá Carneiro, 271, Gal. Dt.
4200-314 Porto

Ubuntu United Nations is a program aimed to train a new generation of leaders around the world based on the Ubuntu philosophy – “I am because you are".

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