16 Jul, 2015

Registration is open! Join us at UN Headquarters on 12 August 2015 to commemorate International Youth Day

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Join us in UN Headquarters on 12 August 2015 to commemorate International Youth Day under the theme Youth Civic Engagement. About the Youth Day Event: The event, which will consist of two inter-active panels, will showcase inspiring ways in which young people engage in civic, political and social spheres and will explore how the issue

5 Feb, 2015

‘Youth lens’ brings development challenges into sharper focus at UN forum

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The emerging United Nations-led sustainability agenda, to be crafted around a set of sustainable development goals, must be inspired by and inspiring for the world’s young people, the President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) said today as he closed the Council’s annual Youth Forum with a call for young people to amplify

3 Feb, 2015

SG launches #YouthNow campaign in commemoration of World Programme of Action for Youth

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On 3 February 2015, the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon launched #YouthNow campaign commemorating the World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY) during his opening remarks at the annual Economic and Social Council’s Youth Forum, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. “I am delighted to officially launch the WPAY+20 campaign commemorating the 20th Anniversary, being