Overview

UN-ONU-YouthThe Focal Point on Youth aims to build an awareness of the global situation of young people, as well as promote their rights and aspirations. The Focal Point also works towards greater participation of young people in decision-making as a means of achieving peace and development.

We are part of the Social Integration Branch, which falls within the Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) in the United Nations Secretariat.

You can reach us by email at youth@un.org , fax at 1 212 963 0111. Our mailing address is: 13th Floor, 2 UN Plaza, New York, NY 10017, USA.

You can find out more about the work of UN agencies on youth issues.