Pakistani-Dutch Sahar Afzal has been nominated to represente youth in the United Nations (UN) General Assembly.
After being nominated for the prestigious post, she needs maximum votes to get her name finalised as the Youth Representative in the General Assembly of UN.
In her message seeking support for her nomination, Sahar said:
“My moment is now. I believe in a safe future for everyone. A future where you can be who you want to be and become who you want to become. Everyone has the right to equal opportunity.”
Sahar, who is also an Ambassador to Anne Frank, justified why she should be voted by saying:
“My double ethnicity – Dutch and Pakistani – gives me a unique view on the world. I feel called to represent my ‘best of both worlds’ perspective at the United Nations.”
She continued explaining:
“All opinions are valuable and deserve to be heard. The universal message of Anne Frank must be heard worldwide. I want to represent the strength and creativity of youth at the UN to bring closer a safe future for everyone.”
Viewing on freedom and liberty along with equal rights for everyone, Sahar said: “As the Anne Frank ambassador I have a mission to bring to the spotlight the story of Anne Frank and her ideals. I proclaim the importance of freedom, equal rights and democracy.”
About objectives after being chosen as a Youth Representative to UN, she said:
“I aim to make the youth more aware of their own identity. Also learning to accept and value each other’s difference. I do this through educational art and cultural projects that inspire and connect with the youth’s experiences of the world.”
In order to make her address the General Assembly of the UN next year, she needs votes, and it can be done by visiting this link. Now, click on ‘Sarah Afzal’ fill in your email address and hit ‘stem’ and proceed to your own inbox to make sure you click on the link to confirm your vote.