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UN Focuses on Young People, Launches “Youth 2030” and “Generation Unlimited”

By Alison Skilton

On September 24, the UN launched a new youth strategy entitled “Youth 2030” in partnership with “Generation Unlimited” on the first day of the 2018 General Assembly.

Youth 2030 focuses on peacebuilding and humanitarian action among the 1.8 billion young adults ages 15–30 worldwide — the largest generation of young people in history. The initiative also aims to appropriately allocate resources in order to “ensure all young people are in education, training, or employment by 2030,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced [1].

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