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World Bank Approves US$ 63 Million for the Socio-Economic Empowerment of Adolescent Girls and Young Women in Jharkhand, India

From World Bank News   WASHINGTON, June 21, 2016 – The World Bank Board today […]

UN launches worldwide search for exceptional Young Leaders to help achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Young Leaders will collaborate with UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth to help end poverty, combat […]

Young Refugees Gather to Share Ideas at UNHCR Global Summit

From UNHCR News GENEVA, June 10 (UNHCR) – Across the world, in countries which could […]

“Young People Deserve a Job, a Career” says Junker at International Labor Conference

From ILO News GENEVA  – Progress on economic development within the EU can only come […]

24 year-old activist from Zimbabwe speaks at UN General Assembly on ending AIDS

From UN News Centre   8 June 2016 – At a high-level meeting on ending […]

UNICEF launches #ReplyforAll on Internet safety for adolescents

From UN News Centre   7 June 2016 – Eight out of ten 18-year-olds believe […]

Empowering Syrian Youth to Become Entrepreneurs

From UNFPA   DAMASCUS, Syria – Despite the limited transportation, perpetual security threats and bombings ravaging […]

UN Conference Adopts Global Education Action Agenda

From UN News Centre  1 June 2016 – A global education action agenda affirming the […]

“You Have Unlimited Power” Ban tells Youth

From UN News Centre   30 May 2016 – On first day of the sixty-sixth […]

Interview with a Young Speaker at the World Humanitarian Summit

From Voices of Youth  Young people are making their voices heard at the World Humanitarian […]

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Youth Envoy Welcomes Colombia Landmark Agreement, Praises Key Role Played by Young People

Statement attributable to the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi It is with great […]

Youth in Development are Agents of Change: Global Youth Forum 2016

From World Bank  16 June 2016- From June 13-15, the Global Youth Forum 2016 gathered […]

New Youth Compact to Reshape Humanitarian Work

New Youth Compact to reshape humanitarian work signed at the World Humanitarian Summit The first […]

Hope for Young Central African Peace Builders

On May 20, a 90 minute helicopter ride from Bangui, Ahmad Alhendawi was welcomed in […]

Envoy on Youth addresses UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Youth Session

On May 11 2016, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, addressed the Youth Session […]

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Youth Envoy Presents Progress Report of his Office; Major Gains for Youth despite Challenges

May 2, 2016  The Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth (OSGEY) has released  a […]

Alhendawi at UNAOC Global Forum in Baku: Young people want to craft new “narrative” for society

From UN Radio The Somali terrorist group Al-Shabaab takes its name from the Arabic word […]


UN Youth Envoy welcomes DFID’s announcement to prioritize youth development

19 April 2016 – The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, welcomed in a statement […]

At the end of unprecedented visit, UN and China to Elevate the Collaboration on Youth Development

16 April 2016 – After a full programme that included stops in Beijing, Shandong Province […]

In Beijing, the UN System delegation on youth highlights the centrality of youth development

13 April 2016 – The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, together with […]

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Call for Applications for the 2016 UNAOC Fellowship Program

Candidates from Europe and North America (EUNA) and from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) […]

Apply to Attend 8th Annual Millennium Campus Conference


Submit Videos to the United Nations for the International Day of Peace

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


Submit to the Film4Climate Global Competition

From Film4Climate The Flim4Climate Global Competition invites filmmakers between the ages of 14-35 years old […]

Enter to Win the #ZeroHunger Challenge Photo Competition

From Zero Hunger Challenge June 21 marks the 4th anniversary of the launch of the […]

Register to Attend Youth, Peace and Security Event in D.C.

Youth, Peace and Security: New Global Perspectives Today’s generation of youth, at 1.8 billion, is […]

Register for UN Event on Innovation and Sustainable Development

From Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform  7 June 2016  UN Funds and Programmes and Global Pulse […]

Register for Fly Your Ideas 2017: Innovation for Aviation

From UNESCO Today marks the launch of the 5th edition of the Airbus Fly Your […]

Register Now to Attend the Human Rights Council Youth Forum

The World YWCA and the YMCA Switzerland will convene a Youth Forum on Friday 10 June […]

First Youth Promotion Initiative of the UN Peacebuilding Fund

From Peacebuilding Support Office New York, 18 May 2016 – Combining two firsts, the United […]

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