ECOSOC

‘Youth lens’ brings development challenges into sharper focus at UN forum

The emerging United Nations-led sustainability agenda, to be crafted around a set of sustainable development goals, must be inspired by and inspiring for the world’s young people, the President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) said today as he closed the Council’s annual Youth Forum with a call for young people to amplify […]

5 February 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

‘2015 is a chance to change history,’ Ban tells UN Youth Forum

2 February 2015 – This generation of young people – the largest the world has ever seen – has a historic opportunity to end poverty, combat climate change, create jobs and fight injustice, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a Youth Forum at UN Headquarters in New York this morning as he called on the […]

5 February 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Youth speaking out about the future they want during UN High-level political forum on sustainable development

7 July 2014|News Stories|

UN Envoy on Youth Briefs ECOSOC Member States on the Secretary-General’s Five-year Action Agenda

2 September 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

Remarks to the Economic and Social Council Youth Forum “Shaping Tomorrow’s Innovators: Leveraging Science, Technology, Innovation and Culture for Today’s Youth”

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UN Headquarters, 27 March 2013

Good morning!

It is wonderful to see you here. Welcome to the United Nations. This is your home.

I want to start with two questions. And I want you to shout your answers. Let me hear what you think.

First: Is the United Nations doing enough for young people?

Next: Can the United […]

15 August 2013|Speeches on Youth|