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UNESCO Unveils Video on Comprehensive Sexuality Education for Young People

The United Nations cultural agency has released a new video that outlines how comprehensive sexuality […]

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Human Rights Council Holds Panel Discussion on Youth and Human Rights

22 September 2016- The Human Rights Council during its midday meeting held a panel discussion […]

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During UNGA Week, Young Leaders Meet World Leaders, Work Together to Achieve the Global Goals

New York – On September 20, young leaders and world leaders gathered for a special […]

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African Presidents Urge Investment in Youth As Continent Sees Rare Demographic Opportunity

UNITED NATIONS, New York/BAGRE, Burkina Faso – Presidents, ministers, and United Nations and World Bank […]


Announcing First UN Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals

New York, September 19, 2016 – The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, today […]


UN Secretary-General’s Message for the Announcement of the 2016 Class of UN Young Leaders for the SDGs

Delivered by Ahmad Alhendawi, UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, at the Social Good Summit in […]


First Regional Meeting of Youth Volunteer Networks in Latin America

From UN Volunteers In August 2016, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme in Ecuador organized […]

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In Sri Lanka, UN Chief Highlights Key Role of Young People in Building Peace and Sustainable Development

From UN News Centre   Involvement of all sections of the society, in particular its […]


UN-Habitat Trains Youth in Data Collection for Refugee Project

From UN Habitat Kalobeyei (Kenya) 31 August 2016 – UN-Habitat is working in agreement with the […]

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Maldives Pioneers UN Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security in Asia-Pacific

From UN Maldives Today the United Nations in Maldives in close partnership with the Ministry […]

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Youth Envoy Welcomes Colombia Peace Deal, Acknowledges Role of Youth

Statement attributable to the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi I congratulate the Colombian […]

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Human Rights Council Appoints Alhendawi as Co-Chair of Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and Rule of Law

Geneva, September 14, 2016 – The Human Rights Council has announced the appointment of the […]

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Youth Envoy Meets with Abraham Keita, 2015 Winner of International Children’s Peace Prize

Today the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, received Abraham M. Keita of Liberia, the […]

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On Nigeria Visit, UN Youth Envoy Encourages Development of Youth Policies, Endorses Campaign for Greater Youth Access to Political Participation

Visiting Nigeria from August 20-23, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi met with local […]

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UN Youth Envoy Encourages Russian Youth to Engage with the SDGs

The Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi visited Russia from August 17-19 to attend the […]

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UN Youth Envoy on Official Visit to Nigeria

On Monday, August 22 the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth will begin an official visit to […]

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UN Youth Envoy Marks Youth Day in Brazil: Development Comes with Investing in Young People

Marking International Youth Day on the sidelines of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the […]

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Youth Envoy Delivers UN Secretary-General’s Message to 5,000 Scouts at Roverway

On August 10, 2016 the Youth Envoy Ahmad Alhendawi delivered the UN Secretary-General’s message to […]

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UN Youth Envoy Meets with UN Country Team and Youth Advisory Panel in Tunisia

On the last day of his visit to Tunisia, the UN Envoy on Youth Ahmad […]

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UN Youth Envoy Highlights Strategic Areas for Working with and for Libyan Youth

Concluding his visit to Tunisia with a special focus on Libya, the UN Envoy on […]

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UN Global Compact and PRME Announce Student Engagement Platform to Support the SDGs

New York  — The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), an initiative of the UN Global Compact, […]


Airbus and UNESCO Invite Students Worldwide to Innovate for The Future of Aviation

  From UNESCO The first round of Airbus’ global student competition, Fly Your Ideas, was launched […]


Pathways to Zero Hunger – UNGA Side Event

On September 22, 2016, join us for an important conversation about achieving Zero Hunger and the […]

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WFUNA Young Leader of the Year

From WFUNA WFUNA supports and encourages youth engagement and participation in the United Nations Associations […]

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Give Your Input Towards a SUD Action Plan for Universities

From UN Habitat UN-Habitat UNI together with HESI (the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative) are in the […]

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International Youth Day Photo Contest “Sustainable Food: Youth Leading the Way”

International Youth Day Photo Contest “Sustainable Food: Youth Leading the Way” August 12 is International […]

UNESCO MGIEP Conference of Prevention of Violent Extremism Through Education

From UNESCO MGIEP UNESCO MGIEP is looking for 50 dynamic young people from around the […]


New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI)

From UNICEF Are you a NETI? 1. Are you fluent in English and at an […]

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Invitation for Youth to Submit Videos to the UN for the International Day of Peace

The Education Outreach Section of the United Nations Department of Public Information invites young people […]

Youth Competitions for UNIDO’s 50th Anniversary

In order to ensure a bright future for inclusive and sustainable development, it is vital […]

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