Monthly Archives: March 2020

5 Things Young People Can Do to Join the Global #COVID19 Response

We are all impacted by COVID19 - A.K.A. the Coronavirus - one way or another. No matter where we are in the world and where in the age spectrum we sit. However, some of us are at higher risk - for instance, older people and people with severe underlying health conditions. Some of us are

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UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth visits Japan

In February I visited Japan, starting from the city of Hiroshima. Arriving in this city full of history – my first impression was that it is a beautiful and lively city fully recovered from the devastation that took place 75 years ago. As the United Nations turns 75 this year, we also commemorate the

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UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth visits Sudan

At my arrival in Khartoum, Sudan, I was filled with excitement for visiting the country - not only because half of its entire population is younger than 18, but also because Sudan just experienced a shift of political power that started with street protests throughout the nation in December 2018, and continued for about

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