Nepali youth Jolly Amatya, the Chairman of Youth Assembly of United Nations (UN), gave an applauding speech at the winter session of UN at UN Headquarters in New York on February 1.
She addressed the representatives from different countries of the word who had gathered for the assembly that is held twice a year. The main theme of 19th session was mutual dependence for sustainable development.
Amatya has been successful to become the youngest and first Nepali to become the Chairman of the UN Youth Assembly. She addressed the winter session of the assembly for the second time representing the youths around the globe.
Amatya, a Nepali youth from Lalitpur, who has been currently living in Washington DC, was appointed as the Chairman of the Youth Assembly on August last year. As the Chairman of the Youth Assembly, Jolly will lead over 1,000 participants from 97 countries. She had been representing the Youth Assembly since 2012. She was elected as the co-chair of the Youth Assembly in 2015.