20 Sep, 2013

Closing of UN Open Meeting with Youth-Led Organisations: Concrete Proposals, Inclusive Participation and Strategic Partnerships

Tags: , , , , , , |

The first UN Open Meeting with youth-led organisations, networks and movements concluded today with a final round of working groups during which final outcomes were formulated by the youth participants. This was preceded by a brief presentation of the BYND 2015 Youth Declaration by Ms Doreen Bogdan, Chief of ITU’s Strategic Planning and Membership Department.

19 Sep, 2013

UN hosts Roundtable Dialogue on Investing in Young People

Tags: , , , , |

With 1.8 billion young people, the 10-24 age group is the largest generation of youth the world has ever known. The global youth unemployment rate is record high, with 73 million estimated to be unemployed globally. While notable progress has been made, many young people, particularly adolescent girls, lack the investments and opportunities that they […]

17 Sep, 2013

UN to hold first open meeting with youth-led organisations

Tags: , , |

From Wednesday 18 to Friday 20 September, the UN Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development (IANYD) is hosting the first open meeting with youth-led organisations and networks. The three day event will be an occasion for youth to learn about the progress made so far on the System-Wide Action Plan for Youth (Youth-SWAP), which is the […]

3 Sep, 2013

Call for Participants: UN Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development Open Meeting with Youth

Tags: |

Did you know that for the first time ever the United Nations system has a common plan to work with and for youth? Youth have been consulted in developing the plan and youth now should be full partners in the implementation. The United Nations’ main coordination mechanism on youth development, the UN Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development […]

26 Aug, 2013

UN Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi Hosts “One UN: Uniting for Youth” Google+ Hangout

Tags: , , , , |

On 17 May, the UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth Mr Ahmad Alhendawi hosted his first ever Google+ Hangout, under the theme “ONE UN: Uniting for Youth”. The Google+ Hangout focused on the Envoy’s role, and some of the key initiatives of the United Nations on youth and how it plans to engage youth at […]