Author Archives: Umair Khaliq

Applications and 100+ “Green Tickets” are open for the UN Youth Climate Summit

Young people between the ages of 18 and 29 are invited to attend the Youth Climate Summit on September 21, and the UN seeks strong participation from young leaders in the Global South.

To attend the summit, interested youth must apply by July 19  at : www.un.org/en/climatechange/youth-summit.shtml. Attendees will be selected based on their demonstrated commitment to addressing the climate crisis and their displayed leadership in advancing solutions.

Climate leaders under the age of 18 have the opportunity to attend through a nomination process. Organizations interested in nominating young leaders under the age of 18 should email Yassamin Ansari (ansariy@un.org) for additional information.

For updates on the UN Youth Climate Summit, please follow the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth (@UNYouthEnvoy), the Special Envoy for the Climate Action Summit (@ladealba), @UN and @GlobalGoalsUN.

Read :  Press Release

Message by UN Secretary-General António Guterres on International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking

Today’s Int Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking aims to achieve the goal of an international society free of drug abuse.

“I welcome the theme of this International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking – ‘health for justice, justice for health’ – underlining the importance of a holistic approach involving health, human rights, criminal justice and social service institutions.” — UN Secretary-General António Guterres

Message on the Day : https://bit.ly/2XqGGSv