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“Youth unemployment: Let’s stop the blame game,” Envoy on Youth at Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit
The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, addressed the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit on Wednesday, October 7th, and called on those present to stop the blame game of youth unemployment. The Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit was attended by over 140 presenters from 40 countries that shared their expertise across 50 different sessions and focused […]
The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, will address the audience at “Generation Now: The World’s Largest Resource Solving Our Biggest Challenges” on October 8th in Washington, D.C.
Along with 20 young social entrepreneurs (2015 Laureate Global Fellows), the participants in Washington, D.C. will take stock of the impact of youth-led social change and […]
The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, will address the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit on October 7th in Washington D.C . Running from October 6th-8th, the Summit features one hundred and four presenters from 40 countries will share their expertise across 50 different sessions and focus on increasing the impact, scale, and sustainability of youth economic opportunity […]
Youth Gateway | Global Youth Partnership for the Sustainable Development Goals announced at UNGA high-level side event
Speaking to an audience of young entrepreneurs gathered in New York for an UN General Assembly high-level side event on Youth Entrepreneurship, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, announced the new Youth Gateway | Global Youth Partnership for the Sustainable Development Goals.
In innovative ways the Youth Gateway will facilitate connecting young people with opportunities […]
On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly youth gathered in New York and discussed implementation and accountability of the Sustainable Development Goals by young people as part of #Generation2030.
— UN Youth Envoy (@UNYouthEnvoy) September 27, 2015
Moderated by young leaders, the event was hosted by the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, the Permanent Missions of Denmark, Rwanda, and Sri […]
The Mobilizing Generation #ZeroHunger event held on sidelines of the Sustainable Development Summit at UN Headquarters brought together youth advocates and representatives from around the world, along with global leaders, policy makers and celebrities to address how mobilizing this generation of young people to champion sustainable agriculture, food security and nutrition can help make zero […]
193 Youth Representatives from around the world participated in the historic moment of the adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda. Organized by the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth and the Office of the Special Advisor of the Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Planning, the 193 young people joined world leaders, and Nobel Prize […]
Remarks by Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth at the 2015 Global Student Observance for the International Day of Peace 2015.
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 […]