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Youth Flash August 2014

Thursday, 21 August 2014
Youth Flash August 2014

This issue of Youth Flash features the article “International Youth Day: Mental Health Matters” written by Alicia Raimundo, a “mental health superhero”, battling serious bouts of anxiety, depression and a suicide attempt since the age of 13. The current article reflects on her experience as a mental health superhero. This issue of the newsletter spotlights the “International Youth Day 2014 event” organized by UNDESA and the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, and provides updates on youth-related activities, including that of the United Nations Inter-agency Network on Youth Development (IANYD).

For more information, please visit: http://bit.ly/youthflash-aug2014

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Commission for Social Development (CSocD)

CSocD53 will take place from 4-13 February 2015 at UN Headquarters in New York. The priority theme is “Rethinking and strengthening social development in the contemporary world”.

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Video of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October 2014.
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