18 Aug, 2017

In her first visit to India, Youth Envoy highlights that young people hold the key to the Sustainable Development Goals

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The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, concluded a 4-day visit to India with a speech to the ASEAN-India Youth Summit in which she highlighted the unique power this generation has in ensuring the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In her closing remarks at the India-ASEAN Youth Summit in Bhopal, the

17 Jul, 2017

With relevant skills, youth can help accelerate progress on the Sustainable Development Goals

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Young people today joined Ministers from Sri Lanka, Denmark and Jordan as well as the President of the General Assembly at the United Nations Headquarters in New York to mark the 3rd annual World Youth Skills Day under the theme: “Skills for the Future of Work”. Today, over 71 million young people are unemployed, with