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"UNiting for Youth" - 5 August - Live

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Mark your calendars for "UNiting for Youth", kicking-off the celebration of this years International Youth Day!

Next Monday, 5 August, is all about ‪#‎Youth‬ at the UN! Want to know more about the UN's work for ‪#‎YouthDevelopment‬ and the new mechanisms for youth participation in the United Nations?

Join the UN Secretary General's Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, who will host a discussion between Ban Ki-moon and Senior UN Officials with more than 700 young people connected from 5 continents! Don't miss the live broadcast of the event: http://webtv.un.org.

In addition to United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, panellists include:

  • Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA
  • Ms. Lakshmi Puri, Acting Head of UN Women
  • Dr. Sima Bahous, ASG and United Nations Development Programme - UNDP Regional Director for Arab States
  • Mr. Charles Dan, Special Representative of the International Labour Organization (ILO) on Youth and Social Inclusion


Ask questions and follow the conversation using #YouthDay and ‪#‎UNYouthEnvoy‬.

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