In region assaulted by Boko Haram, women, young people key to stability

Thousands of people have been killed and millions displaced in the Lake Chad Basin region, the result of a relentless and ongoing campaign of violence by Boko Haram insurgents. With the disaster threatening to undermine […]

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Youth Gateway | Global Youth Partnership for the Sustainable Development Goals announced at UNGA high-level side event

Speaking to an audience of young entrepreneurs gathered in New York for an UN General Assembly high-level side event on Youth Entrepreneurship, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, announced the new Youth Gateway | […]

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Youth Gathered for #Generation2030 Event!

On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly youth gathered in New York and discussed implementation and accountability of the Sustainable Development Goals by young people as part of #Generation2030.

Moderated by young leaders, the […]

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Youth at UN to Mobilize Generation #ZeroHunger

The Mobilizing Generation #ZeroHunger event held on sidelines of the Sustainable Development Summit at UN Headquarters brought together youth advocates and representatives from around the world, along with global leaders, policy makers and celebrities to […]

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193 Youth Representatives join Malala Yousafzai at United Nations Sustainable Development Summit!

193 Youth Representatives from around the world participated in the historic moment of the adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.  Organized by the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth and the Office of […]

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Peace Day: Speech by Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth

Remarks by Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth at the 2015 Global Student Observance for the International Day of Peace 2015.

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Summer full of Youth!

Serving as the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth for over two years now I’ve had the honor to meet thousands of young people from around the world and visit countless cities and youth projects with […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Global Goals for Sustainable Development

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Global Youth Consultation, Doha, 1 – 2 September 2015

What is the role of young people in humanitarian action?

From 1- 2 September 2015 more than 300 young people will meet in Doha, Qatar for the World Humanitarian Summit Global Youth Consultation. The Youth Consultation […]

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Envoy on Youth at International Youth Summit for Nuclear Abolition

Hiroshima, Japan, August 30, 2015- Youth activists and survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings gathered in Hiroshima for the International Youth Summit for Nuclear Abolition to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the tragic use of […]

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