Daily Archives: 30 January 2017

30 Jan, 2017

At Youth Forum, UN calls on young people to help realize a better future for all

Via UN News Centre 30 January 2017 – Drawing attention challenges such as climate change, unemployment and inequality, confronting young people around the world, including in places where peace prevails, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today called for the youth to speak up and share their stories. “Tell us how the United Nations can see

30 Jan, 2017

Watch the Opening Segment of the ECOSOC Youth Forum 2017

UN WebTV link here: http://webtv.un.org/watch/opening-segment-ecosoc-youth-forum-2017/ Opening statement by His Excellency Frederick Musiiwa Makamure Shava, President of the Economic and Social Council Video message of the Secretary-General Opening statement by His Excellency Peter Thomson, President of the General Assembly Introductory statement by Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, Envoy of the Secretary-General on Youth Keynote address by His Highness

30 Jan, 2017

Remarks by President of the UN General Assembly, Peter Thomson, at opening of ECOSOC Youth Forum 2017

30 January 2017 Mr. President, Honorable Ministers Excellencies, Ladies and gentlemen, It is a pleasure to address the ECOSOC Youth Forum today. As the only dedicated platform at the United Nations that brings together young people to share their experiences and ideas, and engage in UN policy discussions, the ECOSOC Youth Forum has, in a