WCY 2014 Call to Mainstreaming Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Colombo, 10 May 2014. More than 1500 people gathered in Sri Lanka from 6-10 May for the World Conference on Youth 2014. With the theme “Mainstreaming Youth in the Post-2015 Development Agenda”, delegates of the Conference worked together to finalize an outcome document known as the Colombo Declaration on Youth. Read

UNFPA Calls for Development Goal on Youth

ADDIS ABABA, 15 November 2013— Young people are a vital force that must be front and centre in global development efforts, said Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, announcing UNFPA’s call for a youth centered goal in the Post-2015 development agenda. Read

UNFPA Executive Director discusses Post-2015 Priorities at the UN General Assembly Special Forum organised by the Government of Indonesia

On 27 September 2013, the 68th United Nations General Assembly hosted a special panel discussion organized by Indonesian Government titled "Global Partnership and Sustainable Growth with Equity: Making Development Work in a Post-2015 World". Read

Press Release: Expert Group Meeting on Population Dynamics and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

BALI, Indonesia, 25 March 2013: For sustainable development that is equitable and respects human rights, the Post-2015 Development Agenda should take into account population dynamics (size, structure, composition and spatial distribution) and their impacts to the environment, health, and economic growth, said participants at the Expert Group Meeting on Population Dynamics and the Post-2015 Development Agenda in Bali. Read

UNFPA Youth Advocate calls for future development agenda to engage young people

Young people need to be seen as collaborative development partners in the future, UNFPA Youth Advocate Angga Dwi Martha said during the National Consultation on the Post-2015 Development Agenda in Jakarta on 20 February. Read