skip to Main Content

United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY)

City, Country: New York, United States
Region of Work: 119
Objective / Mission Statement:

UNMGCY is the UN-GA-mandated official, formal and self-organized space for children and youth to contribute to intergovernmental policy in the UN, since 1992. We engage children and youth in the design, implementation, follow-up, and review of policies at all levels in four areas: Advocacy, Capacity Building, Youth Action, and Knowledge.

Area of work: 127, 128, 126, 125, 124
Key activities relevant to PDD:

UNMGCY is the formal children and youth constituency within a series of intergovernmental processes, including Agenda 2030, Sendai Framework, AAAA, ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment, GCM, GCR, and UNFCCC.

Within each of these intergovernmental processes UNMGCY facilitates:

  • the participation of young people in policy design, implementation, monitoring, follow-up, and review.
  • activities to enhance relevant understanding, knowledge, and skills.
  • a platform that encourages young people to lead, join, showcase, and share policy implementation initiatives;
  • a platform for dialogue to create evidence base for best practices through the assessment of existing knowledge, generating new knowledge, and identification of emerging issues.


With The Generous Support Of

Back To Top
x Logo: ShieldPRO
This Site Is Protected By