UN Secretary–General’s Envoy on Youth Mrs. Jayathma Wickramanayake
to Participate as a Speaker at Cyprus Youth DiplomaCY online event:
«Youth of Cyprus celebrate the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations»
Cyprus Youth DiplomaCY announces that the UN Secretary–General’s Envoy on Youth Mrs. JayathmaWickramanayake will participate as a speaker at the online event «Youth of Cyprus celebrate the 75thAnniversary of the United Nations». The online event will take place on Wednesday 16th December 2020, between 17:00-18:30 (CY time) and will be livestreamed at the facebook page of Cyprus Youth DiplomaCY.
Mrs. Wickramanayake will participate live from New York (17:20-17:50), where she will make the opening remarks for the online event and present her mandate, her role within the UN system as well as the important role youth can have at the United Nations. Youth of Cyprus will have the opportunity to submit their questions to the UN Youth Envoy through slido (code event #UN75Cyprus), and their questions will be answered live from Mrs. Wickramanayake. It is noted that this is the first time the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth participates in an event organised by a youth NGO in Cyprus.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr. Nikos Christodoulides will also participate as a keynote speaker at the online event (17:05-17:20). After the opening remarks followed by the Q&A with the UN Youth Envoy, a panel discussion will follow under the title “Youth for Multilateralism: the United Nations we want”, with the participation of Mr. George Charonis, Associate Human Rights Officer at the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, as well as Mr. Menelaos Menelaou, Executive Director of the Youth Board of Cyprus (17:50-18:40). You can learn more information by clicking here.
The event is organised by Cyprus Youth DiplomaCY with the support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus and the Cyprus Youth Council. Cyprus News Agency is the media sponsor of the event and Youth Board of Cyprus is the sponsor.
For more information you can contact Cyprus Youth DiplomaCY at the email address firstname.lastname@example.org
Cyprus Youth DiplomaCY
Nicosia, 15 December 2020