Waterford’s Jamie Moore addressed the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday.
The Dungarvan man along with Dublin's Aisling O’Boyle (22) travelled to New York as Ireland’s United Nations Youth Delegates.
In the context of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, as well as the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit and the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Peace Agreement in Ireland, their speeches highlighted:
26-year-old Jamie told the Third Committee that many people across the world have yet to fully realise an adequate standard of living, health, housing and social security. Jamie said "unacceptable numbers of young people are not in education, employment or training. This is not by choice".
Check out Jamie's full speech in the video below.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.