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10,000 young entrepreneurs for the Global South

Entrepreneurs are “drivers of innovation” and “change agents” providing a win-win situation for all, and developing countries especially need them to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. To invigorate the entrepreneurship ecosystem of the Global South, UNOSSC will provide one-stop shop support using South-South and triangular cooperation to 10,000 young entrepreneurs through the YES programme.

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Sommet-jeunesse #ClimateAction de l’ONU

  Le 21 Septembre 2019, restera une journée gravée dans les annales pour les jeunes. Réunissant       + 1000 jeunes, le Sommet de la Jeunesse pour le Climat #ClimateAction des Nations Unie, est le PREMIER et le plus IMPORTA NT rassemblement de l'@ONU_fr, consacré à l’accompagnement des jeunes et de leurs efforts dans la lutte contre les

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11 Key Takeaways from United Nations Youth Climate Summit!

  This weekend was a monumental moment for young people, as 1000+ youth gathered for the first and biggest gathering in the United Nations dedicated for young people and their #ClimateAction. But yesterday was not only about gathering, but it was also about making sure that

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2 Years as the UN Youth Envoy: Jay’s Journal

Ever since I took up this exciting yet challenging job as the UN Secretary General's Envoy on Youth 2 years ago, I’ve been on a continuous learning process on what it means to be a part of the largest generation in the world, and what it takes to bring to the spotlight

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High-Level Political Forum 2019 – What are the youth-focused events?

    If you are in New York between the 9th and the 18th of July, are taking part to the United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, or are interested in seeing what's going on this week for young people, you might want to take a look at this! This is a

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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 Global Platform for Disasters Risk Reduction & Council of EU Development Meeting

In a world where more disasters are caused by climate change and more people are affected, too many communities remain fragile and unprepared. Disasters Risk Reduction (DRR) helping countries be more resilient and more prepared for unavoidable disasters. According to  the Sendai Framework, the global agreement for DRR, young people are recognized as agents of

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UN Youth Envoy Visit to Belgrade, Pristina and Addis Ababa

Three cities in one week! I just came back from my mission to Belgrade, Pristina and Addis Ababa with some exciting discussions. At my first stop in Belgrade, I had the honor of meeting with the United Nations Country Team, and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs. I’m so proud of the

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2019 ECOSOC Youth Forum

On 8-9 April 2019, the 8th Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum took place in the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Over 1000 young people from all over the world gathered together and shared their valuable insights with Governments, Civil Society Organisations and Youth Networks. The ECOSOC Youth Forum is the largest

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