Youth Skills Day
15 July 2015 | UNHQ in New York
To celebrate the first World Youth Skills Day and to raise awareness on the importance of investing in youth skills development
Co-organized by the Permanent Missions of Sri Lanka and Portugal with the support of OSGEY, ILO and UNESCO

Event: “Investing in Youth & Ensuring Decent Jobs to Harness the Demographic Dividend” marking World Youth Skills Day at the Financing for Development Conference
Official side at the 3rd International Conference on Financing for Development
15 July 2015 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Organized by: Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, ILO and UNESCO
Featuring High-Level Speakers and youth Activists

2015 JCI Global Partnership Summit
28 – 31 July 2015 | United Nations Headquarters, New York
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the JCI Movement and the 70th Anniversary of the United Nations, the 2015 JCI Global Partnership Summit organized by JCI in partnership with OSGEY will discuss the implementation of the SDGs and the role of JCI in advancing the development goals.

#YouthNow Driving Change
(Virtual photo exhibit)
1 August 1 – 31 August | Online
Celebrating youth leaders around the world working to improve their communities as part of the Office’s celebration of the #YouthDay
Organized by: Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth and United Nations Millennium Campaign

Featuring Young Leaders in Time Square
August 2015| LG Screen in Times Square
In partnership with LG, OSGEY will feature youth pledges for implementing the SDGs. #YouthNow #YouthDay

Millennium Campus Conference
11 August – 15 August| United Nations Headquarters

Organized by: Millennium Campus Network, hosted by United Nations Office for Partnerships in collaboration with the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth

International Youth Day Event 2015 (#YouthDay)
12 August 2015| 10 AM – 1PM
ECOSOC Chamber, UNHQ, New York
OSGEY supports the event organized by the Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development and will participate remotely in a number of youth events around the world (The full list of events will be made available in early August)

International Youth Day Event in the Philippines (#YouthDay)
12 August 2015| Philippines
The Envoy will attend and speak at the main UNCT-Led celebration of the #YouthDay in Manila. 

Global Forum on youth, Peace and Security
21-22 August| Jordan
Hosted by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, OSGEY supports the co-convening of the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security together with UNDP, UNFPA, UNOY, SCG and PBSO.

Official Missions:

July 4-5 | Tunis and Sousse, Tunisia
The Youth Envoy will address young Tunisians at event organized in response to the recent terrorist attack in Sousse. The Envoy will share a message from the DSG to the participants and will deliver a commencement address at the Université Internationale de Tunis.

 July 13-16 | Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
OSGEY will attend the Third International Conference on Financing for Development. OSGEY will convene an official side event on July 15, 2015. The Envoy will speak at several side-events focusing on the importance of financing youth policies and programs.

July 17-20 | Kigali, Rwanda
OSGEY will undertake a joint mission with UN-Habitat to obtain hands-on information about the situation of young people of Rwanda. The visit will include meetings with the Minister of Youth and ICT and other Government representatives, representatives of the National Youth Council, and the UN Country Team as well as site-visits to youth projects.

July 21-23 | Kampala, Uganda
OSGEY will attend a Youth Hackathon to encourage innovative approaches in addressing young people’s sexual and reproductive health issues, at the invitation of UNFPA. The delegation is scheduled also to meet with the H.E. the President, the Minister of Youth and Sports, other Government officials and representatives of the National Youth Council. The Envoy will conduct site visits to UN projects supporting youth development in Uganda, including the UNICEF-led project “U Report”.

July 24 I Nairobi, Kenya
The Youth Envoy will deliver a featured address at the 6th Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) at the invitation of the White House on behalf of H.E. President Barack Obama.

August 4-8 | Japan
The Youth Envoy will represent the Secretary-General at the 23rd World Scout Jamboree which will be attended by 30,000 scouts in Yamaguchi, Japan

August 9-12 | Philippines
The Youth Envoy will participate in launching the #Filipino2040 national crowd sourcing initiative on youth priorities and celebrating the International Youth Day with the young people of the Philippines in Manila. He will also conduct field visits to UN-supported projects on the ground in Zamboanga City. The visit will also include meetings with Filipino Government officials and representatives of youth organizations.

August 20-22 | Jordan
OSGEY will participate as a co-convener in the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security in Amman, Jordan.

August 24-28 | India
OSGEY will attend the 2015 AIESEC International Congress in Delhi followed by official visit that includes meetings with Government Officials, youth organizations of India and other UN partners (Details will follow).