20 Sep, 2016

IPI Panel: Humanitarian Action Must Have Youth Participation

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“If we want effective humanitarian action, we must embrace the full participation and priorities of young people,” Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund, told an IPI audience on September 19, 2016. “If we want a stable and sustainable future, we can no longer afford to leave young people behind.” The comment

19 Jul, 2016

First-Ever Meeting of Global Actors to Promote Youth-led Humanitarian Action

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Less than two months after the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the members of the newly launched Global Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action met at UN Headquarters in New York to set out a detailed and concrete plan to turn youth-led humanitarian action into reality. The 2-day meeting, convened by UNFPA in