Happy International Youth Day!
We are meeting together at a very promising time.
Governments have just agreed on a bold new sustainable development vision to transform our world by 2030.
Today’s young people can help realize the sustainable […]
Emerging threats, violent extremism, shifting political conditions, economic turmoil and social transformations are combining to heighten the challenges facing the world’s young people. No one knows better than them the issues at stake or the […]
To mark International #YouthDay, every day during the month of August, we are featuring a young person actively driving change in their community!
Dates: 1 – 31 August 2015
The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stated: “Young […]
During the month of August, join us as we celebrate International Youth Day!
August 12 is International Youth Day, with the theme of Youth Civic Engagement.We have a series of events, conversations, online mobilizations and celebrations around […]
Last Friday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the 70 winners of the United Nations-sponsored Many Languages, One World contest who wrote “inspired” essays in languages not their own about a new sustainable development path that will lead […]
On his last stop in a multi-country mission in the East Africa region, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, attended the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) co-hosted by the Governments of the United States […]
A new momentum for stronger partnership with and for youth in Rwanda, highlights from the UN Youth Envoy visit to Rwanda
Last week, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, visited Rwanda in a joint mission with the UN-Habitat youth team, on a three-day mission that included meetings with high-level Government officials, the UN […]