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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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
Hiroshima, Japan, August 30, 2015- Youth activists and survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings gathered in Hiroshima for the International Youth Summit for Nuclear Abolition to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the tragic use of atomic weapons at Hiroshima and Nagaski. Meeting with survivors, and youth activists engaged in advocacy to eliminate nuclear weapons, the UN […]
New Delhi, India, August 28, 2015- At the end of his first official visit to India, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, held series of meetings with government officials, youth organizations, civil society, volunteers as well as the UN Country Team.
Alhendawi met with Mr. Rajeev Gupta, Secretary of the State Ministry of Youth […]
UN Youth Envoy’s Statement on Women, Children & Adolescent Health, at the Call to Action Summit at Taj Palace
27 August 2015
Call to Action Summit 2015
Following are UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi’s statement on Women, Children & Adolescent Health, at the Call to Action Summit at Taj Palace, New Delhi on 27 August 2015:
It gives me a great pleasure to be here today and allow me at the outset to thank […]
New Delhi, India, August 27, 2015- Today the Global Call to Action Summit convened under the motto of “ending preventable child, adolescent and maternal deaths,” and is being organized in support of the Every Women, Every Child initiative of the UN Secretary-General. Co-hosted by the Governments of India and Ethiopia, USAID, UNICEF, The Bill & Melinda […]
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Envoy on Youth began his visit to India focusing on highlighting future youth strategies to implement the Sustainable Development Goals and will hold talks with senior political leadership and youth and civil society groups. Ahmad Alhendawi leads a mission to India, which has the world’s largest number of young people, till […]
Today the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi addressed the 2015 AIESEC International Congress. More than 800 delegates from 117 AIESEC member countries and territories and over 5,000 virtual participants are attending this year’s Congress, which mainly focuses on strategizing and co-creating the organization’s mid-term strategy and vision through 2020. The Congress brings together […]