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 […]

4 Sep, 2013

United Nations Breaks Tradition to Bring Real Diplomacy to Model UN

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On 30 August 2013, the United Nations is educating students on how things are actually done inside its chambers by launching a new UN guide for Model UN, the first time the Organization has tried to change the direction in which the role-playing diplomatic simulations have evolved. “Through our interactions with Model UN conferences around […]

25 Aug, 2013

UN Envoy on Youth Spends International Youth Day in Remote Villages

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The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr Ahmad Alhendawi, is working with colleagues in the UN to bring the organisation closer to youth and to respond to the needs of young people around the world. As Envoy, Mr Alhendawi travels the world to advocate with governments and non-government partners to work with and for young […]

15 Aug, 2013

Remarks to the Economic and Social Council Youth Forum “Shaping Tomorrow’s Innovators: Leveraging Science, Technology, Innovation and Culture for Today’s Youth”

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, UN Headquarters, 27 March 2013 Good morning! It is wonderful to see you here. Welcome to the United Nations. This is your home. I want to start with two questions. And I want you to shout your answers. Let me hear what you think. First: Is the United Nations doing enough for young