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 […]
The UN Envoy on Youth welcomes the outcome of the Financing for Development Conference, calling for special financing for youth development
Last week the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, attended the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FFD), which took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
“In Addis the world reached an important milestone with […]
Investing in Youth and Ensuring Decent Jobs to Harness the Demographic Dividend on the occasion of the first-ever World Youth Skills Day
Yesterday, 15 July 2015, at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development taking place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia a side event “Investing in Youth & Ensuring Decent Jobs to Harness the Demographic Dividend” took place […]
By Dr Rachele Tardi, Light for the World Representative to the UN.
World Youth Skills Day was established last November by the United Nations and is being celebrated for the first time on July 15, 2015. […]
On the first-ever commemoration of World Youth Skills Day, United Nations officials today declared that investing in developing the skills of young people can help build a more just and sustainable future for all and […]
by Dr. Bill Hunter
To succeed in today’s global workforce, youth must have a wide variety of competencies, some of which are dependent on their career path. In addition to functional job skills, which vary from […]
UN Financing For Development Conference in Addis Ababa opens with call for ‘reboot’ of development finance
At a critical moment in what the United Nations has dubbed “a year for global action,” the Third International Conference on Financing for Development kicked off today in the Ethiopian capital with calls to ensure the […]