28 Aug, 2013

UN Envoy on Youth on Mission to Sri Lanka Discusses World Youth Conference 2014 and Role of Youth in Post-2015

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On 3 July 2013, as part of his official visit to Sri Lanka, Mr Ahmad Alhendawi the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth discussed the preparations of the World Youth Conference with the country’s Minister of External Affairs and the Minister of Youth Affairs and Skills Development. On 4 July, he was a guest speaker in […]

28 Aug, 2013

UN Envoy on Youth Visits Papua New Guinea, Takes Part in Commonwealth Youth Ministers Meeting

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The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr Ahmad Alhendawi, addressed Commonwealth Youth Ministers on 17 April 2013, calling for a rethink and for a new debate around youth development. The meeting, which spanned three days, took place in Papua New Guinea’s capital city Port Moresby. Mr Alhendawi spent the second day of his mission in

28 Aug, 2013

Agriculture Opens New Doors for Young Jamaicans

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Kingston – Some 650 young and jobless women and men in four impoverished areas of Jamaica have received training in cultivation and food production skills to boost their job opportunities in local farming and agro-industries. Through a three-year programme started in January 2010 by the Government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the young

28 Aug, 2013

Rayburn Exhibition Highlights Changing Landscape for Women and Girls in Afghanistan

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A multimedia installation, created by ART WORKS Projects and co-presented by UN Women, documenting the dynamic challenges and successes experienced by women and girls in Afghanistan launches this week on Capitol Hill. The exhibit, Women Between Peace and War: Afghanistan, will be presented in conjunction with Rep. Donna F. Edwards [MD-04] and will be open