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Message of the UN Secretary-General on International Youth Day 2016

THE SECRETARY-GENERAL

MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY
12 August 2016

The world’s young people – who make up the largest generation of youth in history – can lead a global drive to break the patterns of the past and set the world on course to a more sustainable future. Young people are directly affected by the tragic contradictions […]

10 August 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

CNN Philippines interviews UN Youth Envoy

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Joining us this morning is Ahmad Alhendawi, U.N. Secretary General Youth Envoy | Headline News Live http://t.co/CaczwF9CtH— CNN Philippines (@cnnphilippines) August 13, 2015

In the Philippines to celebrate International Youth Day with Filipino youth in Manila, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, sat down with CNN Philippines to talk about his […]

17 August 2015|Envoy’s news|

UN Youth Envoy Celebrates International Youth Day with Filipino Youth in Manila

For this year’s International Youth Day, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, left Headquarters in New York and traveled to the Philippines to celebrate with Filipino youth.

Joining representatives from civil society, government, the private sector, and international organizations, the Envoy kicked off International Youth Day delivering the opening keynote to the 3rd Asian […]

13 August 2015|Envoy’s news|

RECAP: Youth Mobilization for Global Action and Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) #YouthDay

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12 August 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

RECAP: Youth Civic Engagement and the United Nations #YouthDay

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12 August 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

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

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12 August 2015|Envoy’s news|

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

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12 August 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

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 development goals.

Youth face many challenges, including poverty, conflicts and unemployment.

But young people are not simply accepting this as their fate. […]

12 August 2015|News for Youth, News Stories, Speeches on Youth|

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 Scout, the importance of the global Scout Movement to the UN, and the role of youth as global citizens.

Interview below:

IST: […]

7 August 2015|Envoy’s news|

Vote for your favorite finalist in the #YouthDay Photo Campaign!

The voting for the #YouthDay photo competition is via Facebook. The winning photo will be the one with the most Facebook likes by 7 August 5:00pm (EST/New York time). “Like” your favorite one and join us International Youth Day, August 12th, using the #YouthDay!

 See the five finalists’ photos below:

 

 

Don’t forget to vote here before the […]

6 August 2015|Opportunities for Youth|