8 Apr, 2016

German-funded DAFI scholarships give young refugees hope and an education

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UNHCR Shehab, a 22-year-old Syrian student, poses proudly in front of a statue of Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, at the entrance to Haceteppe University in Ankara. A refugee from the city of Aleppo, he is in the second year of a health sciences degree course and is the recipient of a German-funded

9 Oct, 2013

UN Youth Envoy in Istanbul, Turkey — speaks at opening ceremony of Bilgi University’s Master in Advanced European and International Studies programme

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The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi, currently on an official mission to Turkey, spoke yesterday at Bilgi University’s opening ceremony of this year’s “Master in Advanced European and International Studies.” The programme is a joint undertaking between Bilgi University and the Institut Europeen- European Institute in Istanbul, where the Youth Envoy delivered the inaugural lecture on […]

25 Aug, 2013

UN Envoy on Youth Attends the Child and Youth Finance Summit

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On 7 May, UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr Ahmad Alhendawi, visited Istanbul, Turkey, where he kicked off the activities of the Summit by delivering the Secretary-General’s message to the Second Annual Child and Youth Finance International Summit & Awards Ceremony. The commitment of the UN towards responsible finance was reinforced in  the UN Secretary-General’s […]