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Pacific youth on island of Niue joined by UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth!

Travelling to the Pacific island “Niue”, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, encouraged Pacific youth to take action supporting and implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and tackling Climate Change.

Joining 26 members of the Pacific Community, youth representatives and development partners at 9th Conference of the Pacific Community in Niue, […]

5 November 2015|Envoy’s news|

UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth to attend High-level Dialogue on Pacific youth

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A High-Level Dialogue on youth will be part of the upcoming biennial Conference of the Pacific Community in Niue next week.

More than half of the Pacific region’s 10 million people are aged under 25 and yet there is a lack of targeted investment […]

3 November 2015|Envoy’s news|

#YouthForum Social Media Highlights from 9th UNESCO Youth Forum

Bringing together over 500 young women and men from all over the world, the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum – Young Global Citizens for a Sustainable Planet – started Monday October 26th in Paris, France and will continue through Wednesday October 28th.

The UNESCO Youth Forum was created in 1999 to provide young people with the opportunity to present […]

26 October 2015|Envoy’s news|

#UNAfricaWeek: High-Level Event on Youth

As part of Africa Week 2015 at United Nations Headquarters in New York, a High-Level Event on Youth brought together youth advocates and senior policymakers to discuss and debate the forthcoming  “African Continental Framework on Youth Development”. The event also highlighted the progress so far, and challenges recognized, in implementing the African Youth Charter (2006) as […]

14 October 2015|Envoy’s news|

ILO Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015 Briefing

Launching the report “Global Employment Trends for Youth: Scaling up investment in decent jobs for youth”, a briefing was co-organized Wed., 14 of October, by the Permanent Missions of Morocco and Spain and the International Labour Organization.

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, moderated the gathering of policymakers, youth participants, and civil society, to […]

14 October 2015|Envoy’s news|

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|