RECAP: My World – A Future Defined by 5 million Young People Globally for #YouthDay

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RECAP: Twitter Chat with the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi for #YouthDay

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RECAP: Twitter Chat with Youth & Civil Society on Youth Engagement for #YouthDay

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Secretary-General’s remarks to Commemoration of International Youth Day

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 […]

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Youth Envoy Visits Philippines

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, has made his first official visit to the Philippines this week to join youth in Manila and celebrate International Youth Day on August 12th.

During his three day mission […]

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Secretary-General’s Message on the International Day of Youth

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 […]

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Ahmad Alhendawi at 23rd World Scout Jamboree!

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Live in Times Square: #YouthNow Driving Change!

During the entire month of August, to celebrate International Youth Day on 12 August, the Office of the Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth is partnering with the UN Millenium Campaign on #YouthNow Driving Change, a […]

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UN and World Scouting: Shared Values, Shared Goals

Visiting the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi, Japan, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, spoke with the three members of the World Scout Jamboree’s International Service Team (IST) about his experience as a […]

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‘We were judgmental of young people’

Malawi – “I thought family planning was for married people, not for girls. We were not friendly to young people. We were judgmental,” says Blessings Sonkhanani, a nurse at Namwera Health Center. “Now I know […]

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