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Serving as the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth for over two years now I’ve had the honor to meet thousands of young people from around the world and visit countless cities and youth projects with the aim of connecting young people closer with the UN’s goals and objectives, and driving more support for youth development.
Hiroshima, Japan, August 30, 2015- Youth activists and survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings gathered in Hiroshima for the International Youth Summit for Nuclear Abolition to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the tragic use of atomic weapons at Hiroshima and Nagaski. Meeting with survivors, and youth activists engaged in advocacy to eliminate nuclear weapons, the UN […]
New Delhi, India, August 28, 2015- At the end of his first official visit to India, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, held series of meetings with government officials, youth organizations, civil society, volunteers as well as the UN Country Team.
Alhendawi met with Mr. Rajeev Gupta, Secretary of the State Ministry of Youth […]
UN Youth Envoy’s Statement on Women, Children & Adolescent Health, at the Call to Action Summit at Taj Palace
27 August 2015
Call to Action Summit 2015
Following are UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi’s statement on Women, Children & Adolescent Health, at the Call to Action Summit at Taj Palace, New Delhi on 27 August 2015:
It gives me a great pleasure to be here today and allow me at the outset to thank […]
New Delhi, India, August 27, 2015- Today the Global Call to Action Summit convened under the motto of “ending preventable child, adolescent and maternal deaths,” and is being organized in support of the Every Women, Every Child initiative of the UN Secretary-General. Co-hosted by the Governments of India and Ethiopia, USAID, UNICEF, The Bill & Melinda […]
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Envoy on Youth began his visit to India focusing on highlighting future youth strategies to implement the Sustainable Development Goals and will hold talks with senior political leadership and youth and civil society groups. Ahmad Alhendawi leads a mission to India, which has the world’s largest number of young people, till […]
Today the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi addressed the 2015 AIESEC International Congress. More than 800 delegates from 117 AIESEC member countries and territories and over 5,000 virtual participants are attending this year’s Congress, which mainly focuses on strategizing and co-creating the organization’s mid-term strategy and vision through 2020. The Congress brings together […]
The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, will lead a mission to India, the country with the world’s largest number of young people. This is the first mission of the UN Envoy on Youth to India.
Beginning his mission in India, on Tuesday, 25 August, the Envoy will address the AIESEC 2015 International […]
The outset of the two-day Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security that took place 21 and 22nd of August, 2015 in Jordan, held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II in partnership with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the United Nations and civil society organizations, marked the adoption […]
The Global Youth Forum on Youth, Peace and Security held its second and last day of sessions on Saturday 22 August in Amman, Jordan where young peacebuilders gathered at King”s Academy.
Highlights of Day 2 included inspiring stories from youth advocates working to combat hate and extremism for peace and security, the adoption of the historic […]