Our Mandate:

The mandate of the Focal Point on Youth is predominantly based on the World Programme of Action for Youth. It has been set up to:UN-ONU-Mandate

  • enhance awareness of the global situation of youth and increase recognition of the rights and aspirations of youth;
  • promote national youth policies, national youth coordinating mechanisms and national youth programmes of action as integral parts of social and economic development, in cooperation with both governmental and non-governmental organizations;
  • and strengthen the participation of youth in decision-making processes at all levels in order to increase their impact on national development and international cooperation.