18 Feb, 2014

Crowdsourcing initiative on youth in the post-2015 development agenda launched today

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  Today, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, in partnership with other UN entities, international NGOs, and youth groups and stakeholders, launched a crowdsourcing initiative for youth priorities in the post-2015 development agenda. The crowdsourcing is part of the Global Partnership for Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, which was announced on 31 […]

31 Jan, 2014

Call for partners: Join the global partnership for youth in the post-2015 development agenda

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Do you want to help ensure that youth priorities are reflected in the post-2015 development agenda? Today, the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, in partnership with ITU, UNFPA and UNMC, and with the support of the Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development’s Sub-Working Group on Post-2015,  the Major Group on Children and Youth […]

23 Sep, 2013

UN Envoy on Youth Concludes High-level Event on Education Cannot Wait

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On the first day of what promises to be the busiest week of the year at the United Nations headquarters in New York, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) held a high-level meeting to call for global action on education in crisis-affected areas around the world. A number of prominent figures discussed various aspects of […]

20 Sep, 2013

Closing of UN Open Meeting with Youth-Led Organisations: Concrete Proposals, Inclusive Participation and Strategic Partnerships

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The first UN Open Meeting with youth-led organisations, networks and movements concluded today with a final round of working groups during which final outcomes were formulated by the youth participants. This was preceded by a brief presentation of the BYND 2015 Youth Declaration by Ms Doreen Bogdan, Chief of ITU’s Strategic Planning and Membership Department.