15 Sep, 2014

Youth a priority emphasized by UN Senior Officials in the Post-2015 High Level stocktaking meeting

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‘Youth’ was a clear theme echoed by UN Senior officials at the High-level stocktaking event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda that took place 11 September 2014. Remarks by the Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, President of the General Assembly, Ambassador John W. Ashe, and President of the Economic and Social Council, Ambassador Martin Sajdik all emphasised the

7 Jul, 2014

Youth speaking out about the future they want during UN High-level political forum on sustainable development

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“Despite some progress, young people have continuously been left behind and denied the opportunities they need to reach their full potential.” These were the initial remarks delivered by Ms. Esther Agbarakwe, Youth Representative and Co-founder of the Youth Climate Coalition in Nigeria, on behalf of 1.8 billion young people during the Ministerial meeting of the […]

5 Jun, 2014

ECOSOC Youth Forum closes with Global Youth Call and plans to strengthen youth participation at ECOSOC

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In New York, the third annual ECOSOC Youth Forum concluded yesterday with a Global Youth Call being presented to Member States. Endorsed by more than 1,000 youth and civil society organizations from some 140 countries, the Global Youth Call is an emerging global consensus on concrete proposals for target areas on youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda. […]