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    Written by Aliye Runyan, M.D.
    AMSA Education and Research Fellow
    I am writing from the 4th working group on sustainable development goals at the United Nations. It is a three day meeting focusing on topics such as employment, social protection, health and population dynamics, and youth, education and culture. I am part of a group representing youth interests in sustainable development as well as the delegation from the International Federation of Medical Students' Associations. We co-wrote a statement on behalf of youth and medical students around the world, which you can read below (in italics).

    If you want more information on how to get involved in work such as this, see the links below.
    UN 4th working group

    United Nations Youth page


    Dear members states, dear co-chair,

    I am a young medical student and am speaking here today on behalf of the United Nations Major Group of Children and Youth, and as a proud member of the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations, which represents 1.3 million future physicians in over 100 countries.

    I would like to address today a few comments, remarks and suggestions on the on-going meeting regarding the engagement of youth in the post-2015 process and the sustainable ...

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