Monthly Archives: August 2015

Envoy on Youth visit to India, 25-28 August 2015

Media Advisory The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, will lead a mission to India, the country with the world’s largest number of young people. This is the first mission of the UN Envoy on Youth to India. Beginning his mission in India, on Tuesday, 25 August, the Envoy will address the AIESEC

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UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova at Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

On 21 August, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, participated in the opening session of the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security, hosted by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, under the Patronage of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, moderated by Mr Ahmad Alhendawi, Secretary General Envoy on Youth. The Director-General highlighted

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Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards reaches Inno Way

UN-Habitat Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards has walked  into Inno Way in Zhongguancun, China’s silicon valley, to promote the Chinese version of the submission entry of the Awards and conduct a two-day exchange with many innovators and entrepreneurs. As required by Chinese young innovators and entrepreneurs, UN-Habitat Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards launched the Chinese

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Amman Youth Declaration Adopted at Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

The outset of the two-day Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security that took place 21 and 22nd of August, 2015 in Jordan, held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II in partnership with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the United Nations and civil society organizations, marked the adoption

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Secretary-General Twitter Chat on 24 August 17:30 GMT+1

Join in on Monday, August 24th from 17:30 to 18:00 GMT+1 as the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon talks to youth leaders in Nigeria about development and their role in shaping a better future for all. The goals of the event will be to: Promote the sustainable development goals and increase momentum and ownership in Nigeria

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Day 2 at the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

The Global Youth Forum on Youth, Peace and Security held its second and last day of sessions on Saturday 22 August in Amman, Jordan where young peacebuilders gathered at King''s Academy. Highlights of Day 2 included inspiring stories from youth advocates working to combat hate and extremism for peace and security, the adoption of the

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Day 1 at the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

The Global Youth Forum on Youth, Peace and Security kicked off this morning in Amman, Jordan. Meeting at King's Academy in the Hasmhemite Kingdom of Jordan, over 500 participants joined young peacebuilders from 100 countries to urge the international community to recognise and use their full potential to build peace. The Forum has brought together

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Video Competition: Film the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris

Call for proposals for young videographers and youth-led video-production companies in professional video-production: Deadline: 31 August 2015, 12 a.m., CET Are you a creative mind, just beginning your career in professional video-production? Are you interested in climate change, sustainable development and global citizenship? UNESCO is looking for young videographers to come and film the 9th

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Secretary-General’s Message to Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

Delivered by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) I am pleased to send greetings to all participants at this important Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security. I thank His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II of Jordan, as well as the Government and people of

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