HLPF 2017: “Youth and the SDGs: From Local Roots to Global Reality”

On Wednesday 19th of July, the newly appointed UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Jayathma Wickramanayake, participated in the High Level event  “Youth and the SDGs: From Local Roots to Global Reality”. At this event, young advocates joined Ministers from Denmark, Indonesia and Ethiopia in a lively discussion on how to promote an enabling environment for

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Envoy on Youth addresses 2015 AIESEC International Congress

Today the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi addressed the 2015 AIESEC International Congress. More than 800 delegates from 117 AIESEC member countries and territories and over 5,000 virtual participants are attending this year’s Congress, which mainly focuses on strategizing and co-creating the organization’s mid-term strategy and vision through 2020. The Congress brings together

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Global Competence Amongst Youth is Critical to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals

by Dr. Bill Hunter To succeed in today’s global workforce, youth must have a wide variety of competencies, some of which are dependent on their career path.  In addition to functional job skills, which vary from position to position, there are, however, common competencies that all young people need to develop regardless of their chosen

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Join the conversation on Sustainable Development Goals: How can we turn our vision for 2030 into reality?

How can we turn our vision for 2030 into reality? On Friday, 10 July 2015, from 12 PM to 1 PM EDT (New York Time), join @ThomasGass, Assistant Secretary-General for Policy Coordination and Inter-agency Affairs, and share your questions or thoughts using #SDGsChat and #YouthNow. The international community is at a turning point. The Millennium

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