June 20, 2023

Advancing the Youth, Peace, and Security Agenda: Local Action, Regional Efforts and Global Collaboration

11 June 2023, Nairobi. – On June 7, 2023, the United Nations Peacebuilding Commission (PBC) held its annual meeting on Youth, Peace, and Security (YPS). This gathering focused on regional efforts to advance the YPS agenda and the interconnectedness between international, regional, national, and local initiatives. The support of local governments is crucial for the

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Gwendolyn Myers, Youth Advisory Board member, giving closing statement for children and youth at UN-Habitat Assembly 2023

UN-Habitat Interim Youth Advisory Board Addresses the UN-Habitat Assembly at The Closing Plenary Session

9 June 2023, Nairobi. – In a powerful address to the second session of the UN-Habitat Assembly, two members of the UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board, Gwendolyn Myers and Leah Namugerwa, representing the voices of youth organizations from around the world, expressed their determination to work towards a sustainable urban future that includes the meaningful inclusion

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