Official account of the @UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Ms Jayathma Wickramanayake — @jayathmadw. Bringing the UN closer to young people. #Youth2030

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Young people deserve an equal say in their future ☑️ But youth face many challenges in meaningfully engaging with today’s political systems! 📚Check out our report to learn about what it will take to for young people to #BeSeenBeHeard ➡️ beseenbeheardcampaign.com
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UN Youth Envoy retweeted
Last week was an unforgettable learning experience at the @UN headquarters in NY with fellow Young Leaders for the SDGs having honest discussions with senior UN officials about #Youth2030, youth leadership & intergenerational solidarity. Huge thanks to @UNYouthEnvoy team! 🇺🇳♥️✊🏼
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Malaria must die & the young generation can help lead the fight ✊ Check out the highlights from the Kigali Summit on #Malaria & Neglected Tropical Diseases where world leaders showed strong determination to step up their commitments 👇 piped.kavin.rocks/K5MRPk9sxk8 @malarianomoreuk
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Youth are at the forefront of global action to spark change ✨ That's why we need young ppl worldwide to contribute their innovative ideas when it comes to #TransformingEducation 🙌 Add your voice to the Youth Declaration in the lead-up to #YouthDay ➡️ transformingeducationsummit.…
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UN Youth Envoy retweeted
#InternationalYouthDay lets amplify the message that action is needed across all generations 2 achieve #SDGs & raise awareness on certain barriers 2 intergenerational solidarity, i.e ageism, which impacts young & old persons, while having detrimental effects on society as a whole
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UN Youth Envoy retweeted
Join us for our International Youth Day event online or in NYC! We will be discussing transforming to inclusive & equitable education for all through the lenses of youth & technology. Details below! 📅 12 August⏰ 10:00 am - 12 pm EST💬 English 📝bit.ly/3SwfgnP
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The latest @IPCC_CH climate report is a wake-up call: we all must raise our voice #ForPeopleForPlanet 🌍 Let’s demand an end to the deadly addiction to coal & an urgent transition to renewable energy 🔋 Join me in speaking up for bolder #ClimateAction 👉 unep.org/interactives/things…
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Are you interested in exploring how youth can gain new skills to strengthen multilateralism? 🤔 Join @AsiaSocietyAus on 11 August for #GenerationAsia Young Leaders Forum on Reframing Asia Literacy, Building Asia Careers. Register now 💻 invtdu.to/_mgnvw
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#IndigenousPeoplesDay is coming soon! Join @UNDESA & @YAGClimate member @SorengArchana for a virtual event to rethink how we can build a more inclusive social contract — for everyone and by everyone 🙌 🗓️ Tue, 9 Aug 🕐 9 am EDT 🔗 bit.ly/IndigenousDay2021 #WeAreIndigenous
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The last #TransformingEducation online youth consultation is around the corner 🤩 Register now to join young ppl worldwide in bringing your aspirations for the future of education to the forefront ahead of the @TransformingEdu Summit in Sept ➡️ unesco-org.zoom.us/meeting/r… @UNESCO
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Ahead of the #Youth4Climate: #PoweringAction session led by @UNDP & the Govt of Italy this Sept, show your support by recording a short video on youth-led #ClimateAction! 🙌 Your submission could even be featured in the opening ceremony 🤩 forms.gle/w7PEcn4p4NLWSB558
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UN Youth Envoy retweeted
Inspired by meeting with the 2020 cohort of #SDGYoungLeaders for their innovative mobilization, vision and for holding their leaders accountable.
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Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn more about the #TranformingEducation Youth Declaration! Tune in live as young #SDG4 activists take over my @instagram & share their thoughts on young ppl's role in creating education systems that work for all 👉 instagram.com/unyouthenvoy/
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UN Youth Envoy retweeted
Thank you Jayathma & all colleagues in @UNYouthEnvoy who have worked hard to make it possible for the 2020 class of #SDGYoungLeaders to join us at the @UN after two years of virtual encounters, but amazing work on the #SDGs individually & as an inspiration to others collectively!
Excited to finally welcome our 2⃣0⃣2⃣0⃣ class of #SDGYoungLeaders at @UN Headquarters 🤩 I'm proud to see you continuously carry out your important work on promoting the #GlobalGoals worldwide with & for youth during the past 2 years despite pressing challenges like #COVID19 🙌
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An incredibly inspiring group of young leaders doing their part to make the world a better place. They gave me hope! un.org/youthenvoy/2020class/
Excited to finally welcome our 2⃣0⃣2⃣0⃣ class of #SDGYoungLeaders at @UN Headquarters 🤩 I'm proud to see you continuously carry out your important work on promoting the #GlobalGoals worldwide with & for youth during the past 2 years despite pressing challenges like #COVID19 🙌
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Wishing the #SDGYoungLeaders all the best! Keep up the important work you are doing around the globe. Continue to be big and bold in your aspirations — that’s how you’ll transform the world. #GlobalGoals
It's been a fruitful 2 days as we end this wonderful gathering with our 2020 class of #SDGYoungLeaders 🎉 Reflecting on your 2-year journey, I can confidently say that you will continue to go above & beyond to inspire people across the world to take action for a better future 🙌
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UN Youth Envoy retweeted
An initiative of @UNYouthEnvoy, the #SDGYoungLeaders are visionaries with a clear desire for progress and change. I had the opportunity to meet the 2020 Class, learn about their leadership journeys & share challenges and opportunities on youth leadership in the private sector.
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What is the #TransformingEducation Youth Declaration? How are young ppl everywhere contributing to reimagining & reshaping the future of education? 🤔 Follow @unyouthenvoy on @instagram for a takeover with 6 young #SDG4 advocates on 5 Aug & learn more 📢 instagram.com/unyouthenvoy
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Add your voice to this powerful message to world leaders that quality education for youth must be a priority by joining the #LetMeLearn campaign 📢 How? Film a short video showing solidarity with many more young ppl calling for #TransformingEducation 👉 bit.ly/LMLaction
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.@ITU's #PhotoContest is calling young photographers over 18 years old for compelling images that tell stories of #TechForGood 📢 Share how people are creating/using #ICTs to transform economies + societies by submitting your photos 👉 itu.int/hub/2022/07/itu-phot…
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