By: Nancy Lindberg, President of United State Institute of Peace (USIP)
— Nancy Lindborg (@nancylindborg) December 14, 2015
In a landmark decision, the United Nations Security Council this week adopted its first resolution to address the critical role that young people play in preventing and resolving conflict. Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security, which passed with the unanimous support of the […]
OSCE Chairperson, Secretary General and ODIHR Director welcome UN Security Council Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security
OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and Serbia’s Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić, OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier and Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) Michael Georg Link today welcomed the adoption by the UN Security Council earlier this week of a Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security.
They urged greater representation of young […]
Statement by Phumzile Mlambo, UN Women Executive Director
UN Women welcomes the historic adoption of the first Security Council resolution on youth, peace and security. The resolution, spearheaded by Jordan, and adopted unanimously by Council members on 9 December, recognizes for the first time that youth’s vulnerabilities and experiences of conflict must be differentiated, as must […]
Read it all here, the outcome of the #YouthActionSummit at the United Nations!
AIESEC Global Goals Commitments
@UNYouthEnvoy @AnaSaldarriaga & Jan Eliasson at the official launch of #AIESEC commitments towards the #SDGs pic.twitter.com/wGTa6Axcmw
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The Commonwealth’s Secretary-General, Kamalesh Sharma, has placed his organisation behind UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security, adopted earlier this week in New York. “I congratulate the Security Council for unanimously passing this important resolution,” stated the Secretary-General. “It paves the way for young people to have a greater voice in decision-making […]
UNESCO Director-General Welcomes Historic UN Security Council Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security
On 10 December, the UNESCO Director-General welcomed the United Nations Security Council Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security. Sponsored by Jordan, Resolution 2250 underlines the vital role of young women and men in building peace and countering the rise of violent extremism.
“I applaud the vision that has guided Jordan in focusing the UN Security […]
The 2015 AIESEC Youth Action Summit started its work on Wednesday, 9 December at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. This year the summit is organized in collaboration with the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth and brings together top young leaders with experts, government, business and thought leaders for a conversation around global […]
Historic day at the UN as Security Council adopts first ever resolution on Youth, Peace and Security.
— UN Web TV (@UNwebcast) December 9, 2015
New York, 9 December – The United Nations Security Council today adopted an historic resolution on youth, peace and security, which for the first time in its history focuses entirely on the role of young men and women […]
A digital mapping project called ‘Act Now For Tomorrow,’ which was recently launched by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), is helping young people around the world identify climate issues in their communities and find ways to address them.
“The global climate map is engaging 500 young people from 65 countries,” Zayn Abaakil, a UNICEF child […]
“Youth as Agents of Change” was the motto of Young and Future Generations Day, held on 4 December 2015. The day featured a series of youth-led events, interviews and various that prove that young people are key players in reaching innovative, inspiring and ambitious climate change solutions.