Nicola Shepherd
Chief, UN Programme on Youth Unit, DISD/DESA

Ms. Nicola Shepherd holds Chief position at UN UN Programme on Youth Unit, which falls within the Division for Inclusive Social Development (DISD) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA). Within the United Nations system, the Focal Point on Youth aims to build an awareness of the global situation of young people, as well as promote their rights and aspirations. The Focal Point also works towards greater participation of young people in decision-making as a means of achieving peace and development.