IFMSA Opportunity!!

Here is a copy of an email I was sent regarding a super cool opportunity in New York this April. If Anyone is really serious about this, send me a message and I will forward you the email with all the attachments. My email is dylan.ginter@usask.ca. This was also just sent to me, so sorry for the late notice.

Students may contact Scott Hodgson (U of M) through nop@cfms.org for the letter of confirmation from our VP GH

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Dear all!

It is with a great pleasure to open a call for IFMSA Delegation for 49th UN Commission on Population and Development Meeting at the United Nations Headquarters in New York from 11-15 April 2016.

This year’s priority theme is Strengthening the demographic evidence base for the post-2015 development agenda.

You can find more information about the event here.

Delegates are requested to actively participate in the delegation’s preparation process for the meeting and contribute to work for IFMSA strategy for this meeting.

Unfortunately, IFMSA won’t be able to financially support neither travel nor accommodation for the meeting. We will issue letters of support that will help you in your fundraising efforts, if needed.

How to apply?
– Read the Requirements and Obligations for Delegates for IFMSA External Meetings document (attached)
– Fill in the Application Form
– Certification letter from your NMO President that will certify your membership and student status sent to lra@ifmsa.org

Delegation selection criteria
The following points will be taken into consideration when selecting the delegation: experience in IFMSA, past external meetings attended, experience in topic of the meeting (sexual and reproductive health, work in the grassroots, peer education and advocacy experience), specific plans for the meeting, your motivation and recommendations.
Regional representation will be respected.

Deadline of the applications is 20th January.

Call for input
If you are interested in providing input regarding the advocacy activity of IFMSA before and during the CPD49, please provide it through the input for external meetings form. There will be reminders and more information sent via IFMSA communication servers prior to the meeting.

Should you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to contact me via lra@ifmsa.org .

Looking forward for your inspiring applications!

Kind regards
Michalina