UN envoy to visit Philippines for Int’l Youth Day
Rosette Adel (Philstar.com) - August 8, 2015 - 9:38pm

MANILA, Philippines – A United Nations (UN) envoy is scheduled to visit the Philippines for the celebration of the third International Youth Day Forum on August 12.

The United Nations Information Center said UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, will visit the country to meet with government officials in an open forum regarding their respective youth policies.

During the meeting with government officials, Jordanian national Alhendawi will receive and respond to a report on the Demographic Dividend in the Philippines researched by the faculty of the University of the Philippines School of Statistics.

Alhendawi will also meet the youth advocates from civil society organizations representing marginalized sectors to listen to their experiences on youth policies and to conduct discussion on the needs and rights of Filipino youth at present.

The third International Youth Day’s theme is “Youth Civic” Engagement.

A UNITED NATIONS ACIRC AHMAD ALHENDAWI ALHENDAWI DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDEND INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY FORUM UNITED NATIONS INFORMATION CENTER UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES SCHOOL OF STATISTICS YOUTH YOUTH CIVIC
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