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UN Women launches next phase in ‘HeForShe’ campaign at Davos Forum

23 January 2015 – At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, today, UN Women, […]


Private sector, ‘care economy’ will be key engines of job creation for next 5 years – UN report

Private sector services, such as business and administrative services, and real estate, as well as […]


Adolescents twice as likely to be out of school as children of primary school age, say UNESCO and UNICEF

New report shows why ‘business as usual’ won’t lead to universal primary or secondary education […]

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IMAGINE a World Where Every Voice Counts – Celebrating 7 Million Voices

Ms. Anna Gurney hands over “We the Peoples – Celebrating 7 Million Voices” to UN […]


Migration and Youth: International Migrants Day 2014

December 18, 2014 marks International Migrants Day.  UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon highlighted, “We […]


Lack of higher education leaves millions of youth out of decent work in developing countries

ILO study shows that the lack of post-secondary education in lower and middle-income economies leaves […]


One year after conflict, children still under daily threat in South Sudan

  UNICEF – The future for a generation of children in South Sudan is being […]

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Workshop on Evidence-informed Policies on Youth Development in Africa

3-5 December 2014, Nairobi, Kenya – UNDESA DSPD Focal Point on Youth and the Technical Cooperation […]

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Restoring hope to Albania’s unemployed youth

Many young Albanian workers are returning home after losing their jobs abroad due to the […]


Young Mongolians trained to become youth peer trainers in responsible leadership

UNESCO – From 24 to 28 November 2014, UNESCO organized an intensive training of trainers, in […]

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The UN Youth Envoy, UNESCO and UNDP met in Paris, 20-21 January 2015

The Office of the Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, UNESCO and UNDP met in Paris […]

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Youth Envoy presents Arab Youth volunteering awards at MBC Hope Award Ceremony in Dubai

On 18 January 2015, the United Nations Secretary- General’s Special Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad […]

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2014 in Review

2014 was a busy and productive year for the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, […]

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UN Youth Envoy meets Student Delegation from Mexico at UN Headquarters

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth welcomed 100 students from Mexico to the United Nations […]

Informal Meeting of the Plenary of the General Assembly.

UN Secretary-General noted youth for UN Priorities in 2015.

In his remarks at the General Assembly on the United Nations priorities for the year […]


‘7 million voices’ weigh in on future development agenda in UN survey

UN News Centre – A special report detailing the global results of the “MY World” survey […]


UN Youth Envoy joins UN Millennium Campaign at a launch event of “We the Peoples – Celebrating 7 Million Voices”

On 12 December 2014, The UN Millennium Campaign partnered with the Office of the Secretary-General’s […]

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In Veracruz, Alhendawi joins the Ibero-American youth meeting, and expressed solidarity with the families of the missing students in Iguala

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, arrived in Veracruz, Mexico in the last […]


Day 2 in the Dominican Republic

The Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi concluded his second day of the visit […]


Day 1 in the Dominican Republic

1 December 2014 On his first day of the visit to the Dominican Republic, the […]


United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF) Announce Their Third “Youth for Change” UNAOC-EF Summer School in NY

Application now open The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF) […]


United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF) Announce Their Third “Youth for Change” UNAOC-EF Summer School in NY

Application now open The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF) […]


Calling on Youth for Ideas for Action Competition to finance the Post-2015 development agenda

Today’s youth will be responsible for delivering the post-2015 development agenda. At end of 2015, […]


Apply for $25,000 for Youth-led Peace Building Projects

Know any youth-managed projects that work on intercultural and interfaith respect and understanding? Apply to […]

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International Solidarity Day – Who are you moving #2getherWith?

Today, December 20, 2014 is International Solidarity Day. This year’s theme is “Moving together as […]

Family Meal Competition

Love taking food selfies? Good! Join the Family Meal Photo Competition!

World Food Programme and the European Commission’s Department for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO) […]

#UpForSchool RISE Orange Social Square

Join the global #UpForSchool campaign to demand education for 58 million marginalised children

The Office of the UN Special Envoy for Youth is a proud supporter of the […]


#SHOWYOURSELFIE mini campaign: Take an UpsideDownfie to end violence against women and girls 

The UNFPA-led #showyourselfie campaign has now collected over 11,000 selfies to support the rights of […]


Join a global community in celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights!

In 1950, the United Nations General Assembly declared 10 December to be the International Human […]


How can we improve humanitarian action? Add your voice!

iSeek – You are invited to participate in an online consultation for the World Humanitarian […]

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