14 Apr, 2016

In Beijing, the UN System delegation on youth highlights the centrality of youth development

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13 April 2016 - The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, together with a delegation of youth experts from several different agencies, began a visit to China, the first visit of its kind that brings a joint UN delegation with a focus on youth development in a country. The visit commenced with a

10 Feb, 2016

Youth Event Launches One Stop Youth Centre in Mogadishu

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From UN-Habitat  With seven out of ten people under the age of 35, Somalia is one of the youngest countries in the world. Youth represents both the future of the nation and one of its primary resources. Recognizing the key role that youth can play in contributing to the peace and stability of the nation, UN-Habitat

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”