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Former United Nations Youth Representative in Slovakia says the United Nations is only as good as we are

College student Petra Pauerova talks about her experience as a UN youth representative.

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After her professor told her about the post of the UN Youth Representative, Petra Pauerova decided to send her application.

In 2019 she was elected to that position. At that time, few people in Slovakia knew about her position. Pauerova wanted to use her words to change it and raise her awareness among her youth. She also wanted to emphasize the issue of unpaid internships for students.


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She also told the Spectator College podcast that the United Nations is good at listening to young people.

Listen to the podcast:

https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/1290327109&color=%23ff5500&auto_play=true&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true

Exam topic: Role model

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This glossary is published as part of Spectator CollegeA program designed to support learning and teaching English in Slovakia and to stimulate interest in important public issues among young people.

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