On 25-26 April, UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr Ahmad Alhendawi, visited Washington DC to speak at a public policy event organized by the Strategic Center for International Studies (SCIS) and the International Youth Foundation. While in Washington Mar Alhendawi also spoke at George Washington University.
The visit included meetings at the US State Department, Office of Global Engagement at the White House, the World Bank, the UN Foundation and the Executive Board of the International Alliance for Youth Development. Mr Alhendawi discussed his new role, and how the United Nations is promoting youth engagement and development around the globe.
You can watch his discussion with Dr Nicole Glodin, Director, Youth, Prosperity and Security Initiative Project on Prosperity and Development, at the Strategic Center for International Studies, in the videos section.