Daily Archives: 13 March 2015

13 Mar, 2015

UN Youth Envoy engages with youth at World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan

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During the opening and closing remarks of the Children and Youth Forum of the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Alhendawi emphasized the importance of the role of young people as critical players in disaster response. 200 children and youth from around the World were invited to participate in the discussion around the implication of

13 Mar, 2015

At International Student Event, Secretary-General Assigns ‘Lifelong’ Homework: Be Passionate Global Citizens, Ensuring a Better World for All

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Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks at the thirty-ninth annual United Nations International School (UNIS) International Student Conference: “Sustainability: Balancing People, Planet and Profit”, in New York: Welcome to the United Nations!  It is a great pleasure to welcome all of you to the United Nations.  In fact, this morning looking out the window

13 Mar, 2015

UN Youth Envoy delivers opening remarks at the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

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On 14 March 2014, the UN Youth Envoy, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, delivers keynote remarks at the opening of the Children and Youth Forum of the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR). Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, taking place in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan from 14 to