5 Oct, 2014

‘Young people in Somalia have potential to become drivers for peace and stability” says Youth Envoy on official visit to Somalia

On September 30 to October 1, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi visited Somalia to reiterate his unwavering commitment to empowering young people to participate in development and peace processes. “Young people in Somalia have paid the highest price of conflict and instability,” said Mr. Alhendawi. “I have witnessed the challenges first-hand,

5 Oct, 2014

World Youth Cafe breakfast explores how to galvanize commitment of leaders and youth to expand opportunities for young people in post-2015 agenda

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On 25 September 2014, the Office of the UN Envoy on Youth hosted a World Youth Café Breakfast in partnership with The Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to the UN and UNFPA. The theme was, Young People in the Post-2015 Agenda: A Commitment for Present and Future Generations. The breakfast brought together