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 […]
Today’s youth will be responsible for delivering the post-2015 development agenda.
At end of 2015, The Sustainable Development Goals will replace the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). They will be more ambitious and will cover a broad range of interconnected issues, from sustainable economic growth, to social issues, to global public goods. To realize this vision, an […]
UN News Centre – A special report detailing the global results of the “MY World” survey was launched at United Nations Headquarters on Friday in a special ceremony hosted by the UN Millennium Campaign and the Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Youth Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi.
The We the Peoples: Celebrating 7 Million Voices report presents the global […]
The UNFPA-led #showyourselfie campaign has now collected over 11,000 selfies to support the rights of young people. As the momentum surrounding the announcement of the Post-2015 Development Agenda builds, #showyourselfie will capture and demonstrate the growing support for young people, to make sure their rights and needs are not ignored.
Now underway is the first #showyourselfie […]
UN Youth Envoy joins UN Millennium Campaign at a launch event of “We the Peoples – Celebrating 7 Million Voices”
On 12 December 2014, The UN Millennium Campaign partnered with the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth for a special celebration event to present We the Peoples – Celebrating 7 Million Voices, a special report detailing the global results of the MY World survey for a better world.
The major report tells the story behind […]
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Global Citizen have launched the #showyourselfie global campaign to urge world leaders to prioritize the needs and rights of young people in the post-2015 development agenda.
There are 1.8 billion young people in the world today – more than ever before. Yet, millions of them, especially girls, lack access to […]
The time has come for us to develop new and sustainable methods to maintain our economy while managing our resources responsibly. We have come to the realization that climate change is one of the most important and influential topics in national and international agendas. Our social, economic, and political structures are directly correlated with the […]
‘Youth’ was a clear theme echoed by UN Senior officials at the High-level stocktaking event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda that took place 11 September 2014.
Remarks by the Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, President of the General Assembly, Ambassador John W. Ashe, and President of the Economic and Social Council, Ambassador Martin Sajdik all emphasised the […]