Monthly Archives: June 2019

UN Youth Envoy at Lisboa+21 Conference

21 years ago in 1998, the Lisbon Declaration was first adopted in the World Conference of Ministers responsible for Youth in Lisbon, Portugal. By adopting the Declaration, governments agreed to develop national youth policies and programmes to address some of the pressing challenges and unique opportunities in the 21st century. This June I attended #Lisboa21,

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UN Youth Envoy Visit to West Bank and Gaza

On June 19, I arrived on my first visit to East Jerusalem. I started the mission with a morning briefing with United Nations OCHA before I begin my visit to UNRWA’s school and summer camps. Afterward, I went to the Shufat Girls' School. The school is run by UNRWA and there I had the opportunity to meet

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UN Youth Envoy visit to Jordan

I recently returned from my mission to Jordan. On the first day of my visit, I went to The Citadel, one of the UNESCO World Heritage. The preservation of cultural sites is important because it allows future generations to learn about their heritage & history.  I also met with the UN Country

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UN Youth Envoy at Women Deliver Conference 2019

At the beginning of June, I had the opportunity to join the Women Deliver Conference 2019. #WD2019 I began my engagement by speaking about young people’s power to achieve progress and institute change for a gender-equal world at the Youth Pre-Conference Women Deliver . The conference was attended by more than 1,000 youth participants who are

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