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Message from the UN Youth Envoy on Climate Change

Thursday, 3 December at COP21 in Paris is ‘Young and Future Generations Day’.

When it comes to taking action on climate change, everyone can make a difference – and especially young people.

In a video message from the Climate Change Conference in Paris, UN Youth Envoy Ahmad Alhendawi says, “You might think the problem is too big, […]

2 December 2015|Envoy’s news|

Alhendawi Delivered the UN Secretary-General Message to One Young World Summit

Speaking to around 1300 young leaders gathered at “One Young World”, a regular summit that aims to bring together young talent from companies, NGOs, universities and other organizations to create long-lasting positive change, the Envoy on Youth delivered a message at the closing session of “One Young World” on behalf of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon […]

1 December 2015|Envoy’s news|

In Kuala Lumpur, Youth Envoy joins ASEAN Youth and hold Series of Meetings

UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, stressed the importance of youth engagement and the need to invest in the power of youth during his participation at the 1st ASEAN Young Leaders Summit in Malaysia. The Summit brought together in Kuala Lumpur young leaders from the ASEAN community under the theme “Maximizing Young Leaders Potential Towards One ASEAN Community” […]

1 December 2015|Envoy’s news|

Youth Envoy to speak at the ASEAN Young Leaders Summit in Malaysia

At the invitation of the Government of Malaysia, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, arrived in Malaysia for his first official visit to the country. He is scheduled to speak at the ASEAN Young Leaders Summit and hold a series of meetings with government officials and youth organizations.

The 1st ASEAN Young Leaders Summit […]

16 November 2015|Envoy’s news|

Pacific Community and Envoy on Youth turn the tide on Pacific youth outlook

The Pacific Community’s 9th Conference on the Pacific island of Niue brought together ministers from over twenty countries, development partners, and youth representatives, and its High-Level Dialogue on “Nurturing a resilient generation and future Pacific leaders” provided an opportunity to explore opportunities to increase investment towards a range of issues affecting Pacific youth, including non-communicable diseases, […]

9 November 2015|Envoy’s news|

Pacific youth on island of Niue joined by UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth!

Travelling to the Pacific island “Niue”, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, encouraged Pacific youth to take action supporting and implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and tackling Climate Change.

Joining 26 members of the Pacific Community, youth representatives and development partners at 9th Conference of the Pacific Community in Niue, […]

5 November 2015|Envoy’s news|

UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth to attend High-level Dialogue on Pacific youth

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A High-Level Dialogue on youth will be part of the upcoming biennial Conference of the Pacific Community in Niue next week.

More than half of the Pacific region’s 10 million people are aged under 25 and yet there is a lack of targeted investment […]

3 November 2015|Envoy’s news|

#YouthForum Social Media Highlights from 9th UNESCO Youth Forum

Bringing together over 500 young women and men from all over the world, the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum – Young Global Citizens for a Sustainable Planet – started Monday October 26th in Paris, France and will continue through Wednesday October 28th.

The UNESCO Youth Forum was created in 1999 to provide young people with the opportunity to present […]

26 October 2015|Envoy’s news|

#UNAfricaWeek: High-Level Event on Youth

As part of Africa Week 2015 at United Nations Headquarters in New York, a High-Level Event on Youth brought together youth advocates and senior policymakers to discuss and debate the forthcoming  “African Continental Framework on Youth Development”. The event also highlighted the progress so far, and challenges recognized, in implementing the African Youth Charter (2006) as […]

14 October 2015|Envoy’s news|

ILO Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015 Briefing

Launching the report “Global Employment Trends for Youth: Scaling up investment in decent jobs for youth”, a briefing was co-organized Wed., 14 of October, by the Permanent Missions of Morocco and Spain and the International Labour Organization.

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, moderated the gathering of policymakers, youth participants, and civil society, to […]

14 October 2015|Envoy’s news|