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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AIESEC Youth Action Summit Starts!

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 […]

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UN Security Council Adopts Historic Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security

Historic day at the UN as Security Council adopts first ever resolution on Youth, Peace and Security.

Press Release

New York, 9 December – The United Nations Security Council today adopted an historic resolution on youth, peace […]

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Youth take centre stage at climate conference-UN Radio

It’s the turn of the young to take centre stage at the UN climate change conference, COP21, on Thursday in Paris.

A number of youth-led meetings, workshops and activities are planned throughout the day; providing a […]

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COP21: digital map launched by UNICEF helps young people tell their climate change stories

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 […]

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Video: Young and Future Generations Day at COP21 Paris

“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 […]

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COP21: UN emphasizes crucial impact of young and future generations to tackle climate change

The halls of the United Nations climate change conference (COP21) grew livelier today as hundreds of participants gathered to mark “young and future generations day,” an opportunity for youth to remind world leaders and negotiators […]

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Message from the UN Youth Envoy on Climate Change

Thursday, 3 December at COP21 in Paris is ‘Young and Future Generations Day’.

When it comes to taking action on climate change, everyone can make a difference – and especially young people.

In a video message from […]

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