In this edition of The Interview, Fair Observer talks to Ahmad Alhendawi, the secretary-general of the World Organization of the Scout Movement and former UN youth envoy. With 1.8 billion people between the ages of 10 and 24, youth around the world face their fair share of challenges. Whether these challenges are in education or employment, they are highly important and need to be addressed. A... Continue Reading
Ahmad Alhendawi is the 10th secretary-general of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM), becoming the youngest to helm one of the world's leading educational youth movements. Prior to this, he served as the first-ever UN secretary general's envoy on youth and the youngest senior official in the history of the United Nations. Before his career at the UN, he served as youth policy advisor for the League of Arab States, a team leader for the National Youth Policy in Iraq, youth program associate at the Iraq Office of the UN Population Fund, emergency program officer at Save the Children, and a regional consultant supporting the Danish Youth Council's projects in the Middle East and North Africa.