26 Feb, 2018

Multi-Country Mission of the UN Envoy on Youth in Africa – Meeting and Listening to Young People Where They Are

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vq9G07ojLlo The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, undertook a multi-country official mission to Africa to meet with and listen to young people on the ground. The purpose of the mission was to learn first-hand about the issues and challenges young people face and champion investments in youth development.

29 Jun, 2015

Voices of Youth Feature: A Narrative of a South African Graduate

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By Itumeleng Mphure My day has finally come! As I shop for the perfect dress I cannot help but feel like I am on top of the world. The four years of sleepless nights spent studying and living on coffee and energy drinks are finally paying off. I am finally graduating with my Bachelor’s degree.

6 Oct, 2013

UN Envoy on Youth visits SOS Villages- South Africa

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As part of his mission to South Africa, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, made a stop in the SOS village in Mamelodi, Pretoria, on 5 October 2013. Welcomed by the regional director, the Envoy visited the different facilities and programmes that SOS Villages run. He also joined a group of youth representing […]

3 Oct, 2013

UN Country Team in South Africa to establish youth advisory board

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From 2 to 5 October, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, is on an official mission to South Africa, where he is attending the One Young World Summit, and conducting a series of meetings with various UN entities and governments institutions. In a meeting today with the South African UN Country Team, […]

2 Oct, 2013

Livestream: One Young World Summit — Johannesburg, South Africa, starting today

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From 2 to 5 October, United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi will attend the One Young World Summit, which is taking place in Africa for the first time. This annual event gathers together young people from around the world, helping them make lasting connections to create positive change. Learn more about the programme […]

4 Sep, 2013

Young People to Lead a New Wave of Community Mobilization and Political Advocacy against AIDS – CrowdOutAids Strategy

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Young people in South Africa are facing the challenge of creating a movement to overcome the impact that the AIDS epidemic is having on their lives. Recently, UNAIDS brought to Johannesburg, South Africa, on the 24th of May 2013 young people from around the country to discuss ways to effectively empower youth to take the […]