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15 Nov, 2013

UN Envoy on Youth in Warsaw engages with youth in climate change discussions

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Arriving in Warsaw yesterday to participate in the 19th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) on the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, spoke at the “Intergenerational Inquiry on Climate Change” side event this afternoon. Part of the sixth ‘Young and Future Generations Day’ held […]

8 Nov, 2013

Calling new members! — the Youth Advocacy Group for the Global Education First Initiative

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The Global Education First Initiative was launched in September 2012 by the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr. Ban Ki-moon. The aims of the initiative are to raise the political profile of education, strengthen the global movement to achieve quality education, and generate additional and sufficient funding for education. The Youth Advocacy Group (YAG) […]

30 Oct, 2013

Decent Work for Youth Platform: Organisations Mapping

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Are you interest in joining a youth-led or youth serving organisation or network in your community? The ILO Decent Work for Youth platform provides a worldwide mapping of these organisations and networks for young people to connect with. Decent Work for Youth also provides an open space for young people interested in learning about decent […]

9 Oct, 2013

UN Youth Envoy in Istanbul, Turkey — speaks at opening ceremony of Bilgi University’s Master in Advanced European and International Studies programme

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The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi, currently on an official mission to Turkey, spoke yesterday at Bilgi University’s opening ceremony of this year’s “Master in Advanced European and International Studies.” The programme is a joint undertaking between Bilgi University and the Institut Europeen- European Institute in Istanbul, where the Youth Envoy delivered the inaugural lecture on […]

2 Oct, 2013

Livestream: One Young World Summit — Johannesburg, South Africa, starting today

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From 2 to 5 October, United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi will attend the One Young World Summit, which is taking place in Africa for the first time. This annual event gathers together young people from around the world, helping them make lasting connections to create positive change. Learn more about the programme […]

17 Sep, 2013

UN to hold first open meeting with youth-led organisations

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From Wednesday 18 to Friday 20 September, the UN Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development (IANYD) is hosting the first open meeting with youth-led organisations and networks. The three day event will be an occasion for youth to learn about the progress made so far on the System-Wide Action Plan for Youth (Youth-SWAP), which is the […]

10 Sep, 2013

Food for a Healthy World: The 2013 International Drawing Competition

The International Drawing Competition: Food for a Healthy World is a youth education initiative about food and nutrition. It promotes awareness of the importance of a diversity of nutritious foods for a healthy environment and for healthy people. It also highlights some global challenges relating to food – such as hunger, malnutrition, the food system, and climate