31 Aug, 2015

Envoy on Youth at International Youth Summit for Nuclear Abolition

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Hiroshima, Japan, August 30, 2015- Youth activists and survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings gathered in Hiroshima for the International Youth Summit for Nuclear Abolition to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the tragic use of atomic weapons at Hiroshima and Nagaski. Meeting with survivors, and youth activists engaged in advocacy to eliminate nuclear weapons, the UN

31 Aug, 2015

In India, Alhendawi held strategic talks to strengthen the UN partnership for Youth

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New Delhi, India, August 28, 2015- At the end of his first official visit to India, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, held series of meetings with government officials, youth organizations, civil society, volunteers as well as the UN Country Team.  Alhendawi met with Mr. Rajeev Gupta, Secretary of the State Ministry of

26 Aug, 2015

UN Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi visits India this week

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United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Envoy on Youth began his visit to India  focusing on highlighting future youth strategies to implement the Sustainable Development Goals and will hold talks with senior political leadership and youth and civil society groups. Ahmad Alhendawi leads a mission to India, which has the world's largest number of young people, till

25 Aug, 2015

Envoy on Youth addresses 2015 AIESEC International Congress

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Today the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi addressed the 2015 AIESEC International Congress. More than 800 delegates from 117 AIESEC member countries and territories and over 5,000 virtual participants are attending this year’s Congress, which mainly focuses on strategizing and co-creating the organization’s mid-term strategy and vision through 2020. The Congress brings together

24 Aug, 2015

Amman Youth Declaration Adopted at Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

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The outset of the two-day Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security that took place 21 and 22nd of August, 2015 in Jordan, held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II in partnership with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the United Nations and civil society organizations, marked the adoption

17 Aug, 2015

CNN Philippines interviews UN Youth Envoy

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Watch video! Joining us this morning is Ahmad Alhendawi, U.N. Secretary General Youth Envoy | Headline News Live http://t.co/CaczwF9CtH— CNN Philippines (@cnnphilippines) August 13, 2015 In the Philippines to celebrate International Youth Day with Filipino youth in Manila, the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, sat down with CNN Philippines to talk about his

13 Aug, 2015

UN Youth Envoy Celebrates International Youth Day with Filipino Youth in Manila

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For this year's International Youth Day, the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, left Headquarters in New York and traveled to the Philippines to celebrate with Filipino youth. Joining representatives from civil society, government, the private sector, and international organizations, the Envoy kicked off International Youth Day delivering the opening keynote to the 3rd

11 Aug, 2015

Youth Envoy Visits Philippines

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The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, has made his first official visit to the Philippines this week to join youth in Manila and celebrate International Youth Day on August 12th. During his three day mission to the Philippines, the Envoy has so far met youth representatives from civil society organizations, visited with government agencies in