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Meeting with the UN Envoy on Youth

Youth Delegates had a meeting with Ahmad Alhendawi, Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth. Mr. Alhendawi talked about progress in resolving youth problems, about the role of youth in global changes and future 14705789_889396024525181_6676279668819959230_ninitiatives to get youth involved. One of them is #NotTooYoungToRun. «Young people lead innovations, businesses, they fight in wars but in many countries, but they can’t be involved in politics until they are 30 years old. This has to change. I have a dream that what we achieved for women and people with disabilities in this regard, would be also achieved for youth.» A great example is Austria, where you get the right to vote at the age of 16 and this should become a global trend.