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African Continental Framework on Youth Development: Mainstream into Agenda 2063

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, will address the African Continental Framework on Youth Development: Mainstream into Agenda 2063 event on October 14 during 2015 Africa Week in New York.

This high-level event will focus on the forthcoming African Continental Framework on Youth Development, which aims to assist African Member States to define national employment […]

13 October 2015|Envoy’s news|

“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 […]

9 October 2015|Envoy’s news|

Generation Now: The World’s Largest Resource Solving Our Biggest Challenges

 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 […]

8 October 2015|Envoy’s news|

Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit in Washington, D.C.

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 […]

6 October 2015|Envoy’s news|

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 […]

30 September 2015|Envoy’s news|

Youth Gathered for #Generation2030 Event!

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.

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 […]

28 September 2015|Envoy’s news, News Stories|

Youth at UN to Mobilize Generation #ZeroHunger

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 […]

26 September 2015|Envoy’s news, News Stories|

193 Youth Representatives join Malala Yousafzai at United Nations Sustainable Development Summit!

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 […]

25 September 2015|Envoy’s news, News Stories|

Peace Day: Speech by Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth

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.

21 September 2015|Envoy’s news|

Summer full of Youth!

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.

This […]

9 September 2015|Envoy’s news|