In region assaulted by Boko Haram, women, young people key to stability

Thousands of people have been killed and millions displaced in the Lake Chad Basin region, the result of a relentless and ongoing campaign of violence by Boko Haram insurgents. With the disaster threatening to undermine decades of development, heads of state, leaders of United Nations agencies and civil society chiefs gathered at UN Headquarters today

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Youth Gateway | Global Youth Partnership for the Sustainable Development Goals announced at UNGA high-level side event

Speaking to an audience of young entrepreneurs gathered in New York for an UN General Assembly high-level side event on Youth Entrepreneurship, the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, announced the new Youth Gateway | Global Youth Partnership for the Sustainable Development Goals.   In innovative ways the Youth Gateway will facilitate connecting young people with

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Youth Gathered for #Generation2030 Event!

On the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly youth gathered in New York and discussed implementation and accountability of the Sustainable Development Goals by young people as part of #Generation2030. https://twitter.com/UNYouthEnvoy/status/648177764449783808 Moderated by young leaders, the event was hosted by the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth,  the Permanent Missions of Denmark, Rwanda,

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Youth at UN to Mobilize Generation #ZeroHunger

The Mobilizing Generation #ZeroHunger event held on sidelines of the Sustainable Development Summit at UN Headquarters brought together youth advocates and representatives from around the world, along with global leaders, policy makers and celebrities to address how mobilizing this generation of young people to champion sustainable agriculture, food security and nutrition can help make zero

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193 Youth Representatives join Malala Yousafzai at United Nations Sustainable Development Summit!

193 Youth Representatives from around the world participated in the historic moment of the adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.  Organized by the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth and the Office of the Special Advisor of the Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Planning, the 193 young people joined world leaders, and Nobel Prize

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Summer full of Youth!

Serving as the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth for over two years now I’ve had the honor to meet thousands of young people from around the world and visit countless cities and youth projects with the aim of connecting young people closer with the UN’s goals and objectives, and driving more support for youth development.

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