High-Level Event of the President of the General Assembly marking the 20th Anniversary of the World Programme of Action for Youth to highlight Youth Priorities in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
May 29th 2015
General Assembly Hall, United Nations Headquarters, New York
The High-Level Event of the General Assembly marks the 20th Anniversary of the World Programme of Action on Youth (WPAY) and offers an important opportunity for Member States and other relevant stakeholders to take stock of progress made in its implementation, identify the gaps and challenges ahead […]
During the opening and closing remarks of the Children and Youth Forum of the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Alhendawi emphasized the importance of the role of young people as critical players in disaster response.
200 children and youth from around the World were invited to participate in the discussion around the implication of young […]
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The Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth was proud to participate in the March for Gender Equality and Women’s Rights on International Women’s Day, March 8, 2015, in New York City.
The walk, organized by UN Women was an historic moment in uniting people of all backgrounds to advocate for a 50-50 Planet by 2030.
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 Envoy on Youth for a special celebration event to present We the Peoples – Celebrating 7 Million Voices, a special report detailing the global results of the MY World survey for a better world.
The major report tells the story behind […]
In 1950, the United Nations General Assembly declared 10 December to be the International Human Rights Day. This day marks the day commemorating the date on which the UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proclaiming its principles as the “common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations.”
This year, the […]
The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Alhendawi arrived in Geneva, Switzerland, on 13 October for a series of bilateral meetings, and forums including the First IPU Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians and the 2014 World Investment Forum.
Held on the eve of the 131st Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly in Geneva, The 1st IPU Global Conference […]
Youth Envoy participates in youth employment events during annual IMF-World Bank meetings in Washington, DC
On 8 October 2014, during the Annual IMF-World Bank meetings in Washington DC, the UN Youth Envoy participated in several events at the World Bank.
The UN Youth Envoy, Ahmad Alhendawi participated in the public launch of the Solutions for Youth Employment Coalition at the World Bank, a global coalition that acts to address the pervasive challenges […]
World Youth Cafe breakfast explores how to galvanize commitment of leaders and youth to expand opportunities for young people in post-2015 agenda
On 25 September 2014, the Office of the UN Envoy on Youth hosted a World Youth Café Breakfast in partnership with The Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UN and UNFPA. The theme was, Young People in the Post-2015 Agenda: A Commitment for Present and Future Generations.
The breakfast brought together special […]
Here are some behind-the-scenes photos of the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly:
The flags of all nations
President Obama at his arrival in New York to address the General Assembly
President Obama addressing the Climate Summit
The Twitter wall at the Climate Summit – tweets on climate change were projected onto the wall outside of […]