As Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi brings to a close his tenure as the first-ever Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, a position he held since January 2013, see below some of the highlights of his last week at […]
10 February 2017 – In his second term in office, former United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon established the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, subsequently appointing Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi of Jordan as his first-ever […]
Moderator: Ms. Carolina Medina, Co-Founder, Agruppa, and Young Leader for the SDGs
Speaker: Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth
Watch here: http://webtv.un.org/watch/in-conversation-the-un-secretary-general%E2%80%99s-envoy-on-youth-digital-media-zone-ecosoc-youth-forum-2017/5305094432001
Watch Ahmad Alhendawi”s opening remarks at the 2017 United Nations Economic & Social Council Youth Forum
Watch here: http://webtv.un.org/watch/ahmad-alhendawi-un-envoy-on-youth-opening-of-the-youth-forum-2017-ecosoc-youth-forum-2017
Today, as we commemorate World AIDS Day, I would like to draw attention to the importance of addressing young people’s specific needs in the fight to end AIDS by 2030.
While the HIV response has made […]
Hundreds of youth activists, representatives from youth organizations, UN and government officials gathered at the United Nations Office in Geneva on November 21-22 to attend the first-ever Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule […]
Alhendawi Announces Departure From His Position, Set to Join the World Organization of the Scout Movement as Secretary-General
The Secretary-General”s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, announced today that he will be leaving the United Nations in mid-February 2017. He will have completed four years as the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth. Mr. Alhendawi […]
Young people and activists from across the world have gathered at the UN Climate Change Conference COP22 in Marrakech to highlight youth’s important contributions to climate action.
Beginning November 9, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad […]
The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth has just concluded a visit to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, where he met with youth leaders and government officials to discuss the state of youth empowerment in the MENA […]
On November 1, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, UNFPA and UNDP convened an all-day expert-level meeting on Measuring the State of Youth in the SDGs: Tracking Global Indicators Relevant to Youth Development […]