Remarks by Jayathma Wickramanayake, UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth
Bangladesh, 06 August 2018
Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, Fellow young people,
I would like to begin by thanking the Government of Bangladesh for inviting me to mark the International Youth Day 2018 with all of you here in Dhaka.
Today, the world is home to 1.8 billion young people. Majority […]
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