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Day 1 at the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

The Global Youth Forum on Youth, Peace and Security kicked off this morning in Amman, Jordan. Meeting at King’s Academy in the Hasmhemite Kingdom of Jordan, over 500 participants joined young peacebuilders from 100 countries to urge the international community to recognise and use their full potential to build peace. The Forum has brought together […]

21 August 2015|Envoy’s news|

Informal Youth Gathering before Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

The Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security starts Friday 21 August, 2015! Join the conversation, learn more, and watch LIVE, all here!

The Global #Youth4Peace Forum starts tomorrow! Follow it live here: http://t.co/KNe2rQTKSv pic.twitter.com/yhBJCuHLKN
— UNDP Youth (@undp4youth) August 20, 2015

Before Friday’s Global Forum kicked off, participants were actively engaged on Thursday at the Informal Youth […]

20 August 2015|Envoy’s news, News Stories|

CNN Philippines interviews UN Youth Envoy

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Joining us this morning is Ahmad Alhendawi, U.N. Secretary General Youth Envoy | Headline News Live http://t.co/CaczwF9CtH— CNN Philippines (@cnnphilippines) August 13, 2015

In the Philippines to celebrate International Youth Day with Filipino youth in Manila, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, sat down with CNN Philippines to talk about his […]

17 August 2015|Envoy’s news|

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|