13 Mar, 2015

UN Youth Envoy delivers opening remarks at the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction

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On 14 March 2014, the UN Youth Envoy, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, delivers keynote remarks at the opening of the Children and Youth Forum of the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (WCDRR). Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, taking place in Sendai City, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan from 14 to

2 Sep, 2013

UNV at TICAD: Strengthening youth volunteering in Africa

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Yokohama, Japan: Youth development is one of the most important issues on the global agenda for peace and sustainable development. About 65 per cent of the total population of Africa is below the age of 35, and over 35 per cent is between 15 and 35. Volunteerism offers valuable opportunities for youth to engage and contribute