Meet Israel's Youth Delegate 2019-2021
Israel's Youth Delegate to the United Nations
Israel's Youth Delegate 2019-2021
About Ruth Moatti : 2020-2021
Ms Ruth Moatti, Israel's Youth Delegate to the United Nations (2019-2021), has been an extraordinary representative. In her role, she represents the voice of young Israelis and shares with the international community the accomplishments, concerns and aspirations of her generation. Ruth is also the CEO of “Brera Center”. In her capacity directing the legal-social organization, she oversees the volunteering work of over a hundred law students, trained to provide legal assistance to under-privileged people.
Ruth was born and raised in Jerusalem, where she still lives today as she pursues a Law degree at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. A natural leader, she was chosen to participate in the Rothschild Ambassadors Program, a prestigious scholarship, whose purpose is to develop the social and business leadership in Israel.
Ruth served as a Lieutenant in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) International Relations Department, and as the Spokesperson of the Medical Corps. She later joined AIPAC-AIEF Israel, working with high-level delegations and government officials. Alongside her developing career, Ruth has taken part in a wide variety of social impact initiatives, including volunteering with Holocaust survivors and assisting families in socio-economic and financial difficulty so that they may regain their financial health. Ruth participated in a delegation to Uganda with ‘Project TEN’, where she volunteered with local women and developed a business and entrepreneurship course to achieve economic independence.
Ruth is dedicated to strengthening the involvement of Israeli youth in the achievement of the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals. She believes that by harnessing the Israeli spirit of innovation to global causes, the state’s youth can turn Israel into the world’s Impact Nation.
"-- President Shimon Peres, of blessed memory, said that “Without a Fantasy, you cannot do fantastic things”. My fantasy is that of a world where entrepreneurship offers all, opportunities to thrive and to soar. A world where the impact nation achieves international impact. Together, we can do fantastic things. I am confident that the youth of Israel will continue to use its skills and knowledge and turn Israel into the worlds #Impact Nation --"
“-- My dream is to turn Israel into the world’s “Impact Nation”. As a young Israeli, I believe in my generation's ability and power to use its skills and knowledge for global causes and social impact. Together we can explore new ways and opportunities to make sustainability and innovation processes to go hand in hand. Technology and moral values combined. --”
See her full speech here below:
About Ruth Moatti : 2019-2020
Ruth Moatti, Israel's Youth Delegate to the UN 2019-2021, an extraordinary representative, working hard in order to advance global unity and the voice of Israel's Youth. Passionate about youth, gender equality, innovation and impact, Ruth quoted President Shimon Peres, of blessed memory, when she said “Without a Fantasy, you cannot do fantastic things”. Speaking to the United Nations, she spoke of her fantasy as one "of a world where entrepreneurship offers all, opportunities to thrive and to soar. A world where the impact nation achieves international impact. Together, we can do fantastic things. I am confident that the youth of Israel will continue to use its skills and knowledge and turn Israel into the worlds #Impact Nation".
See her full speech here below:
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About the Youth Delegate Program
Have you ever dreamed to work in the UN? Has the idea of representing Israel been a dream for you but seemed so out-of-reach? If you answered yes, then you are in the right place!
The Youth Delegate Program, administered by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs with partnership with IMUNA and "Reshut Ha'tzeyirim", is a program where one Israeli youth is chosen in order to represent the country in the United Nation's headquarters in New York. The program includes young people from all around the globe, who are passionate and eager regarding international relations. The delegates discuss, have meetings, and represent their countries with the aim of advocating for social justice.
The Israeli Model United Nations Association (IMUNA), is a non-profit organization, focuses on promoting and empowering the next generation of diplomatic leaders in Israel. IMUNA facilitates various programs and seminars which engage in and focus on international relations, decision making, conflict resolution, public speaking etc. Catering to students and young professionals, and providing them experience and practical insight in these fields.