20 Jul, 2015

The UN Envoy on Youth welcomes the outcome of the Financing for Development Conference, calling for special financing for youth development

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Last week the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, attended the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FFD), which took place in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. "In Addis the world reached an important milestone with the adoption of this outcome document that will provide a compass for development financing for the Post-2015 Development Agenda”

13 Mar, 2015

UN Youth Envoy engages with youth at World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan

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During the opening and closing remarks of the Children and Youth Forum of the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Alhendawi emphasized the importance of the role of young people as critical players in disaster response. 200 children and youth from around the World were invited to participate in the discussion around the implication of

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