YLP Events

YLP Events

International Youth Day Campaign

What do young people in the Arab region think about youth engagement? How are they engaged in their communities, countries and at the global level? What does the situation of youth look like from experts’ point of view? UNDP YLP set out to answer these questions on the occasion of the International Youth Day 2020, on 12th August.

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Youth Leadership Programme 6 launch

The regional launch event of YLP, which was supposed to open YLP’s sixth year together with youth teams from the UNDP Regional Hub, Country Offices, and the local partnering youth-serving organizations, had to be cancelled. When it became clear that the COVID-19 pandemic would not only affect the launch event, but also the organization of the national activities, the Hub’s Youth Team decided to embrace the change. YLP was among the first regional programmes that transferred its planned activities fully online.

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MedUni

The Social Innovation Camp was designed by the UNDP Regional Electoral Support Project and organized together with YLP in Tunisia, as part of the 7th Mediterranean University on Youth and Global Citizenship. Its main purpose was to promote the capacities of Arab youth in contributing to matters related to their civic and political participation in the Arab region.

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ECOSOC Youth Forum

The 8th Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum in New York brought together over 1000 youth from across the globe over a period of four days. The forum acted as a platform for young leaders and change makers to discuss with United Nations Member States the role of youth in advancing the 2030 Agenda.

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Youth Leadership Programme 5 launch

The Youth Leadership Programme, in partnership with UN Women, held its regional launch event in Beirut, Lebanon. The regional workshop brought together around 80 representatives of youth-serving organizations and YLP partners from across 11 Arab countries: Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia.

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EMPOWER

In mid-March, EMPOWER 2019 brought together 550 youth from around the world in Doha, Qatar, for three days of intensive discussions on sustainable development challenges in their countries. Empower 2019 is Reach Out to Asia’s (ROTA’s) 11th Annual Youth Conference on Personal Leadership, Service Learning and Global Citizenship.

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