Council for American Students in International Negotiations Seeks Delegates - Application Deadline Jan. 11

By Sandra Barkevich, student, Center for Distance Learning, 2012-2014 student representative, Student Affairs Committee and editor, The Student Connection

January 9, 2013

The Council for American Students in International Negotiations (CASIN) is seeking applicants for the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women to be held Mar. 4-15, 2013, in New York City. American students and/or young professionals are encouraged to submit their applications by Jan. 11, 2013.

According to its website, “CASIN is an educational nonprofit, nongovernmental 501(c)(3) organization with UN ECOSOC consultative status providing young Americans unprecedented access to the international policymaking process. CASIN organizes student delegations to various international conventions, conferences, meetings and proceedings.”

Chosen delegates will receive training from CASIN staff and affiliates prior to the session and are encouraged to share their experience via social networking tools such as Facebook and Twitter. Past student delegates’ notes have been used in nongovernmental organization (NGO) reports and articles regarding session proceedings as well as in their own academic works.

Students interested in applying, can learn more at http://www.americanstudents.us/