12 Aug, 2014

UN Secretary-General attends International Youth Day event launching #MentalHealthMatters report

In New York today at an event to observe International Youth Day, the Secretary-General drew attention to a new UN publication disclosing that 20 percent of the world’s young people experience a mental health condition each year. The publication, Social Inclusion of Youth with Mental Health Conditions, underlines that the risks are especially great as young

12 Aug, 2014

On International Youth Day, Raquelina Langa of Mozambique is Special Guest of the Secretary-General

Today is International Youth Day, which kicks off a whole week of UN activities pertaining to youth. To mark this particular day, the Secretary-General has invited Raquelina Langa of Mozambique to be his Special Guest for the day. On 21 May 2013, the Secretary-General visited the Matheus Samsão Muthemba School in Polana Caniço, Maputo, Mozambique. […]