Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security

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The United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution calling on countries to engage young people in building peace and countering violent extremism.

“Today’s generation of youth is the largest the world has ever known,” […]

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Mercy Corps Applauds UN Security Council Adoption of Youth, Peace and Security Resolution

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Historic move underscores the essential role youth play in promoting peace and countering violent extremism

The global organization Mercy Corps commends the United Nations Security Council for adopting a new resolution prioritizing youth and […]

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President of U.S. Institute of Peace, “Landmark U.N. Resolution Elevates Youth in Work for Peace”

By: Nancy Lindberg, President of United State Institute of Peace (USIP)

 

In a landmark decision, the United Nations Security Council this week adopted its first resolution to address the critical role that young people play […]

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OSCE Chairperson, Secretary General and ODIHR Director welcome UN Security Council Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security

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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 […]

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UN Women Executive Director welcomes Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security

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 […]

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AIESEC commitment towards the Global Goals for Sustainable Development

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
— AIESEC (@AIESEC) December 11, […]

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The Commonwealth welcomes UN Security Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security

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 […]

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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 […]

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Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth’s Message on UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security

Text of UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi’s message on UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security.

 

Today is a historic day for young people as the UN Security Council has just adopted, for […]

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Global Reactions to Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon:

The Secretary-General welcomes Security Council Resolution 2250 (2015) on Youth, Peace and Security.

“That resolution is the first to focus solely on the role of youth in peacebuilding and countering violent extremism. […]

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