31 Aug, 2018

Visit of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth to Bangladesh – Celebrating International Youth Day 2018

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The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, recently undertook an official mission to Bangladesh on the occasion of the International Youth Day. The mission was graciously supported by the Inter Sector Coordination Group (ISCG) and the United Nations Populations Fund (UNFPA). Below you can read about the highlights. DHAKA The UN Secretary

10 Aug, 2016

Message of the UN Secretary-General on International Youth Day 2016

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THE SECRETARY-GENERAL MESSAGE ON INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY 12 August 2016 The world’s young people – who make up the largest generation of youth in history – can lead a global drive to break the patterns of the past and set the world on course to a more sustainable future. Young people are directly affected by

17 Aug, 2015

CNN Philippines interviews UN Youth Envoy

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Watch video! Joining us this morning is Ahmad Alhendawi, U.N. Secretary General Youth Envoy | Headline News Live http://t.co/CaczwF9CtH— CNN Philippines (@cnnphilippines) August 13, 2015 In the Philippines to celebrate International Youth Day with Filipino youth in Manila, the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, sat down with CNN Philippines to talk about his

13 Aug, 2015

UN Youth Envoy Celebrates International Youth Day with Filipino Youth in Manila

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For this year's International Youth Day, the UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, left Headquarters in New York and traveled to the Philippines to celebrate with Filipino youth. Joining representatives from civil society, government, the private sector, and international organizations, the Envoy kicked off International Youth Day delivering the opening keynote to the 3rd

12 Aug, 2015

Secretary-General’s remarks to Commemoration of International Youth Day

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Happy International Youth Day! We are meeting together at a very promising time.  Governments have just agreed on a bold new sustainable development vision to transform our world by 2030. Today’s young people can help realize the sustainable development goals. Youth face many challenges, including poverty, conflicts and unemployment. But young people are not simply

7 Aug, 2015

UN and World Scouting: Shared Values, Shared Goals

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Visiting the 23rd World Scout Jamboree in Kirara-hama, Yamaguchi, Japan, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, spoke with the three members of the World Scout Jamboree's International Service Team (IST) about his experience as a Scout, the importance of the global Scout Movement to the UN, and the role of youth as global citizens. Interview