It’s important for youth to be involved at the high level – Tahere Si’isi’ialafia, Samoa

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It’s important for youth to be involved at the high level – Tahere Si’isi’ialafia, Samoa

Tahere Si’isi’ialafia’s

Photo: UN Women/Ellie van Baaren

At 24, Tahere Si’isi’ialafia’s Baha’i of Samoa is a board member of the Pacific Youth Council and has represented the UN Major Group for Children and Youth at several high-level international meetings, including the 58th Commission on the Status of Women. Passionate about sustainable development and gender equality, she provides a unique perspective, for she is studying for her Masters in Social Work at the University of West Indies in Jamaica, a SIDS country, and is taking part in the Third International SIDS Conference in her native Samoa. She speaks to UN Women about the importance of involving youth in such high-level fora. 

To read the full article published on August 28th 2014 by UNWomen, please click here.