Envoy on Youth addresses UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Youth Session

On May 11 2016, the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, addressed the Youth Session of 15th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues on the topic on self-harm and suicide.   Mr. Chair, Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Friends It is a pleasure and an honour to address you today

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Indigenous Youth: Activism for Equal Rights

From: UNDESA Indigenous youth: activism for equal rights On 9 May, representatives of the world’s many indigenous communities gathered in New York for one of the most powerful platforms for dialogue on topics that affect indigenous peoples the most: the 15th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. We asked Dali Angel, co-chair of

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The Youth Envoy meets with the Global Indigenous Youth Caucus

Last Friday, the United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, met with the representatives of the Global Indigenous Youth Caucus who are attending the 14th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, taking place at the UN last week and this week. "I much enjoyed the opportunity to engage with them and

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