16 Oct, 2017

World Leaders Bring Youth to the Global Stage at the 72nd UN General Assembly

Tags: , , |

World leaders took the podium in September at the opening of the General Debate of the 72nd UN General Assembly, where 77 member states mentioned young people in their national statements. This represents a remarkable increase from last year’s General Debate, where 59 world leaders discussed the role of youth. The remarks delivered this year emphasized

27 Sep, 2017

More than 100 young leaders gather at UN for opening of General Assembly

Tags: , , , , |

New York - As world leaders prepared for the opening of the UN General Assembly’s General Debate on September 19, more than 100 young leaders met with world leaders to discuss the role of youth engagement and leadership in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The event, co-hosted by the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on

22 Sep, 2016

During UNGA Week, Young Leaders Meet World Leaders, Work Together to Achieve the Global Goals

Tags: , |

New York - On September 20, young leaders and world leaders gathered for a special event on the sidelines of the high-level segment of the UN General Assembly to assess progress in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and discuss ways for engaging young people. The event, co-hosted by the Office of the

7 Sep, 2016

Pathways to Zero Hunger – UNGA Side Event

Tags: , , , |

On September 22, 2016, join us for an important conversation about achieving Zero Hunger and the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 with some of the most influential leaders in the field. The UN Secretary-General will deliver opening remarks.  Registration is now open. Please RSVP at the following link: bit.ly/zerohungerchallenge The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development sets

17 Sep, 2013

UN to hold first open meeting with youth-led organisations

Tags: , , |

From Wednesday 18 to Friday 20 September, the UN Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development (IANYD) is hosting the first open meeting with youth-led organisations and networks. The three day event will be an occasion for youth to learn about the progress made so far on the System-Wide Action Plan for Youth (Youth-SWAP), which is the […]