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Global Peace Commemorates International Youth Day 2021

In 1999, the UN General Assembly resolution 54/120 endorsed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers of Youth (Lisbon, 8-12 August 1998) that 12 August be declared International Youth Day. It was against this backdrop that Global Peace hosted its “Global Peace Youth Day 2021” discussion during a virtual setting under the theme, “Transforming Food Systems: …

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The significance of Inter-Generational Dialogues and the role of Global Peace in the COVID-19 era and beyond

‘Even before the onset of COVID-19, the social and economic integration of young people was an ongoing challenge. The pandemic has been particularly hard on young women, children and youth from middle- and lower-income countries. Of the many impacts associated with the pandemic, young people face challenges linked to education, health, food and shelter. Unless …

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UN75 Inaugural Youth Dialogue launch event held in New York with UN Secretary General

UN75 officially launched its global dialogues towards commemorating its 75th anniversary with a youth dialogue. Hosted by the United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, on 29 January 2020, the dialogue included six youth leaders; Jahan Rifai, from Jordan, Natalia Herbst from Argentina, Eleonore Pauwels from Belgium, Ahmit Joshi, from Nepal, Cristina Petcu, from Romania, and …

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First Inter-Generational Dialogue (IGD) for 2020 held in Pokhara, Nepal

As the UN commemorates its 75th anniversary this year, UN Secretary-General António Guterres launched the UN75 global conversation on building the future we want. Global Peace has pledged its support to the UN75 initiative to engage in forward-looking conversations across the world on aspirations for the future, global threats and the critical role of international …

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Global Peace Highlights Declaration Intent

Highlights from the Handing over of the Global Peace Declaration of Intent

Mrs Graça Machel together with our 4 Youth Ambassadors hand over our Declaration of Intent to Fabrizio Hochschild Under-Secretary-General Special Adviser on Preparations for #UN75 during the United Cities and Local Governments World Congress. We are committed to the engagement, participation & power of young people around the world to shape the future world they …

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Global Peace hands over Declaration of Intent to the United Nations

The Global Peace Declaration of Intent was officially handed over to Mr Fabrizio Hochschild Drummond – the United Nations (UN) Under-Secretary-General leading the UN75 campaign – in commemoration of the UN’s 75th Anniversary by Mrs Graça Machel, Chair of Global Peace. Mrs Maçhel was joined by the newly appointed Global Peace Ambassadors. The Declaration was …

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