UNA-USA and U.S. Department of State Announce U.S. Youth Observer
United Nations Association of the U.S. Thursday, Jul. 19, 2018
The United Nations Association of the USA (UNA-USA) in partnership with the U.S. Department of State, is pleased to announce the selection of Michael Scott Peters of Utah as the 2018-2019 U.S. Youth Observer to the United Nations. Mr. Peters was chosen from a competitive pool of young Americans between the ages of 18-25 from across the country. Mr. Peters graduated Summa Cum Laude from Utah State University, where he earned a double major in International Business and Marketing while serving as Student Body President. ... Mr. Peters is a committed advocate for human rights, and is particularly passionate about raising global awareness on human trafficking through his work as a volunteer for Operation Underground Railroad. The U.S. Youth Observer to the United Nations program was launched in 2012 to increase youth engagement in global affairs. As the Youth Observer, Mr. Peters will represent American youth at the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York and other UN events throughout the coming year, traveling within the United States and overseas to share his impressions and experiences and learn from those of others.