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Youth in Canadian Delegation to the UN's High Level Political Forum: Diversity in Diplomacy

Updated: Oct 31, 2023

We are delighted to share the exciting news that three exceptional individuals from our esteemed organization have been selected to join the Canadian Delegation at the United Nations High-level Political Forum in New York. This prestigious opportunity highlights their expertise, dedication to diplomacy, and the remarkable contributions they have made to our organization. As we celebrate their achievements, we also reflect on the importance of diversity and inclusion in global decision-making processes.

Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion:

At our organization, we believe that diversity is not only a strength but also an essential driver of innovation and progress. The inclusion of diverse perspectives ensures more comprehensive and impactful decision-making, fostering an environment where everyone's voice is valued and respected. The selection of two black diplomats, Danisha Decius and Angelica Johnson Baptista, and our esteemed executive council member, Rochelle Burke, reflects our commitment to promoting underrepresented voices and cultivating a culture of equality.

The United Nations High-level Political Forum:

The United Nations High-level Political Forum serves as a crucial platform for discussing and addressing global challenges, with a specific focus on advancing sustainable development goals. It brings together diplomats, leaders, and experts from around the world to engage in substantive discussions and forge collaborative solutions. Representing Canada at this esteemed forum, our delegates will have the opportunity to advocate for our nation's interests, contribute their valuable insights, and make a meaningful impact on the global stage.

A Journey of Excellence:

Danisha, Angelica, and Rochelle have consistently demonstrated exceptional expertise, professionalism, and dedication to their diplomatic roles. Their selection for the Canadian Delegation is a testament to their outstanding contributions and their commitment to upholding the principles of diplomacy. We are immensely proud of their achievements and confident in their ability to represent Canada with utmost grace and proficiency.

The Power of Collaboration:

This announcement not only celebrates the accomplishments of our delegates but also underscores our organization's collaborative efforts and commitment to fostering an inclusive environment. We firmly believe that by bringing together diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences, we can create a more just and sustainable world.

Looking Ahead:

As our delegates embark on this significant journey, we extend our heartfelt congratulations and unwavering support. We are confident that Danisha, Angelica, and Rochelle will excel in their roles, contribute to meaningful discussions, and forge connections that will advance the global development agenda. We eagerly await the insights they will bring back to our organization and the positive impact they will have on shaping the future.


The selection of Danisha, Angelica, and Rochelle to the Canadian Delegation at the United Nations High-level Political Forum exemplifies the value of diversity and inclusion in diplomacy. We applaud their remarkable achievements and acknowledge the significant contributions of our organization in fostering an environment that empowers underrepresented voices. As they embark on this prestigious journey, we stand united in our support and look forward to witnessing the positive change they will inspire.

Together, let us continue to champion diversity, inclusivity, and excellence in diplomatic endeavors.

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