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UN Youth Envoy Celebrates International Youth Day with Filipino Youth in Manila

For this year’s International Youth Day, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, left Headquarters in New York and traveled to the Philippines to celebrate with Filipino youth.

Joining representatives from civil society, government, the private sector, and international organizations, the Envoy kicked off International Youth Day delivering the opening keynote to the 3rd Asian […]

13 August 2015|Envoy’s news|

RECAP: Twitter Chat with the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi for #YouthDay

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12 August 2015|Envoy’s news|

Youth Envoy Visits Philippines

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, has made his first official visit to the Philippines this week to join youth in Manila and celebrate International Youth Day on August 12th.

During his three day mission to the Philippines, the Envoy has so far met youth representatives from civil society organizations, visited with government agencies in an […]

11 August 2015|Envoy’s news|

Ahmad Alhendawi at 23rd World Scout Jamboree!

10 August 2015|Envoy’s news|

UN and World Scouting: Shared Values, Shared Goals

Visiting the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi, Japan, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, spoke with the three members of the World Scout Jamboree’s International Service Team (IST) about his experience as a Scout, the importance of the global Scout Movement to the UN, and the role of youth as global citizens.

Interview below:

IST: […]

7 August 2015|Envoy’s news|

UN Youth Envoy delivers opening remarks at the 2015 JCI Global Partnership Summit

New York, 30 July, 2015 – Yesterday the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, delivered opening remarks at the 2015 JCI Global Partnership Summit. This year’s summit, which also coincides with the 100th anniversary of the JCI, is organized with the support of the Office of the Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth.  The event […]

30 July 2015|Envoy’s news|

In Uganda, Alhendawi underscores the importance of adopting the National Youth Policy

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, underscored in his recent visit to Uganda the importance of expediting the adoption of the country’s national youth policy. The Envoy joined by his special advisor, Mrs. Saskia Schellekens, held a series of meetings in Kampala with senior government officials and the UN country offices as […]

28 July 2015|Envoy’s news|

Youth Envoy co-convenes a High-Level Multi Stakeholder meeting on Somalia

22 July 2015, Nairobi – The United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, co-chaired a high-level meeting with Somali Government representatives and other stakeholders to discuss progress made in the development of the Somalia’s National Youth Policy since his last visit to Somalia in October 2014.

The meeting, which was organized by the UN […]

27 July 2015|Envoy’s news|

At the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Alhendawi announces plans for youth engagement in the SDGs

On his last stop in a multi-country mission in the East Africa region, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, attended the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) co-hosted by the Governments of the United States and Kenya.

H.E. President Barack Obama of the U.S. and H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta of Kenya opened the 6th annual Global […]

26 July 2015|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

A new momentum for stronger partnership with and for youth in Rwanda, highlights from the UN Youth Envoy visit to Rwanda

Last week, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, visited Rwanda in a joint mission with the UN-Habitat youth team, on a three-day mission that included meetings with high-level Government officials, the UN Country Team, as well as youth representatives aiming at getting first-hand information and assess the situation of youth in Rwanda.

In […]

25 July 2015|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|