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Day 2 in the Dominican Republic

The Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi concluded his second day of the visit to the Dominican Republic, where he encompassed a string of meetings with youth and visits to youth organizations and schools.

In the morning, Mr. Alhendawi visited the city of Moca, Espaillat Province. He first met with the students in D Juan […]

4 December 2014|Envoy’s news|

Day 1 in the Dominican Republic

1 December 2014

On his first day of the visit to the Dominican Republic, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, had a busy day which included a serious of bilateral meetings with high level government officials as well as a range of activities organized by the Ministry on Youth.

In a meeting with the Minister […]

2 December 2014|Envoy’s news|

Youth Envoy in Bangkok highlights the importance of engaging youth in Asia-Pacific Region

Bangkok- Carolin Kern and Jonas Freist-Held,

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi concluded a 3-day visit to Bangkok- Thailand where he held series of meetings with the Regional Directors of UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA, UNEP, ILO and moderated a youth session at the Ministerial Conference on Civil Registration and Vital Statistics. The Youth Envoy joined […]

28 November 2014|Envoy’s news|

Youth Envoy Visited Lehigh University

The United Nations Secretary General on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, visited Lehigh University, Pennsylvania, on the 12th of November, to join in their celebrations of a ten year successful partnership with the United Nations. The Lehigh University is the 6th university in the world to attain the United Nations Department of Public Information NGO Accreditation, […]

13 November 2014|Envoy’s news|

At UN-backed forum, countries pledge to develop, implement youth policies

(UN News Centre) 30 October 2014 – The United Nations-backed Global Forum on Youth Policies, which brought together over 700 participants from over 165 countries, concluded in Azerbaijan today with the launch of an outcome document pledging to support countries that are in the process of developing and “elevating” national youth policy.

“I am happy to […]

31 October 2014|Envoy’s news|

Youth policy must bridge gap between ‘haves and have nots,’ expert tells UN-backed forum

(UN News Centre) 29 October 2014 – Deliberations on a modern youth policy framework continued today in Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku as hundreds of experts, policymakers, researchers and activists met for the second day of a United Nations-backed meeting, which is expected to usher in a set of focused guidelines to assist counties in defining, planning, financing, […]

30 October 2014|Envoy’s news|

Youth Envoy Interview with UN Radio on First Global Youth Forum in Azerbaijan

A global meeting in Azerbaijan is expected to generate what has been described as a “new push” for government to adopt youth-friendly policies around the world.

About 700 youth delegates from around the world are gathering in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan for the first ever Global Youth Forum on Youth Policies from 28 to 31 […]

29 October 2014|Envoy’s news|

The First Global Forum on Youth Policies starts in Baku with launch of 20th Anniversary commemorative logo of the World Programme of Action for Youth

The First Global Forum on Youth Policies started on October 27th with large participation from member states and youth. The Forum marked a special occasion with the largest gathering of youth ministers since Lisbon 1998. Currently, globally 122 countries have youth policies, with another 36 updating their youth policy. The First Global Forum on Youth […]

28 October 2014|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

UN envoy leads call for action, resources to ensure meaningful role for youths in policy talks

(UN News Centre) 27 October 2014 – Meeting for the first time since arriving in Azerbaijan for the United Nations-backed Global Forum on Youth Policies, dozens of youth experts and activists today deliberated a “common narrative” that will best engage other stakeholders and help transform youth policy rhetoric into solid reality.

“We must take the conversation […]

28 October 2014|Envoy’s news|

UN Envoy on Youth hosts an International Stakeholders Meeting on Youth Policies in Baku, Azerbaijan

On October 28-30, 2014, the First Global Forum on Youth Policies (FGFYP), co-organized by the Office of the Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, UNDP, UNESCO and the Council of Europe and hosted by the Ministry of Youth and Sports, Government of the Republic of Azerbaijan, will take place in Baku, Azerbaijan.

The day preceding the Forum, […]

27 October 2014|Envoy’s news|