International Day of Democracy

Press Release: SECRETARY-GENERAL’S YOUTH ENVOY URGES YOUNG PEOPLE’S INVOLVEMENT IN DEMOCRACY AS THEY ‘MAKE THEIR MARK’ ON POLITICAL PROCESS

15 September 2014 – New York - On the occasion of the upcoming International Day of Democracy themed: Engaging Young People on Democracy, on 15 September 2014, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, said, “Democracy today is being challenged and needs involvement of young people. In recent years, young people all over

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Secretary-General’s Message on International Day of Democracy 2014

15 September 2014 – As we observe this year’s International Day of Democracy, the world seems more turbulent than ever. In many regions and in many ways, the values of the United Nations, including some of the most fundamental rights and freedoms enshrined in the UN Charter, are being tested and challenged. Recent outbreaks of

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