The ECOSOC FORUM ON YOUTH 2014 – “#Youth2015: Realising the Future They Want” takes place from 2-3 June 2014 in the United National HQ in New York.
The aim of the event is to bring the voice of youth into the discussion on addressing the challenges for meeting the Millennium Development Goals and shaping the future development agenda.
Attending the event will be Ministers of Youth and Sports, youth delegates, youth representatives from Member States, the Children and Youth Major Group, National Youth Councils, and regional youth organizations and networks. The meeting will be available through webcast and participants will be able to pose questions via social media through Facebook and Twitter.
For more information…see links below:
Background Note: http://www.un.org/en/ecosoc/youth2014/pdf/background_note.pdf
On June 2nd:
Lisa Russell Spoken Word’s Artists: http://webtv.un.org/watch/lisa-russell-spoken-word%E2%80%99s-artists-ecosoc-youth-forum-2014/3601541873001/
United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi: http://webtv.un.org/watch/join-the-crowd-ecosoc-youth-forum-2014/3593303311001/
Martin Sajdik (ECOSOC): http://webtv.un.org/watch/martin-sajdik-ecosoc-ecosoc-youth-forum-2014/3601541872001/
Ban Ki-moon: http://webtv.un.org/watch/ban-ki-moon-ecosoc-youth-forum-2014/3601541870001/
John W. Ashe: http://webtv.un.org/watch/john-w.-ashe-ecosoc-youth-forum-2014/3601541869001/
Brittany Trilford: http://webtv.un.org/watch/brittany-trilford-ecosoc-youth-forum-2014/3601531884001/
Session 1: Youth Employment: http://webtv.un.org/watch/session-1-youth-employment-ecosoc-youth-forum-2014/3601776855001/
Press Conference: http://webtv.un.org/watch/martin-sajdik-ecosoc-and-ahmad-alhendawi-unsg-envoy-on-the-youth-on-the-ecosoc-youth-forum-2014-press-conference/3601631415001/
Launch of the Advocacy Toolkit for Youth: http://webtv.un.org/watch/launch-of-the-advocacy-toolkit-for-youth/3601946732001/