Principles: Participation, Advocacy, Partnerships and Harmonization
Serve as a catalyst to enhance the coordination and harmonization of youth programming among UN agencies and beyond.
Engage Member States, private sector, foundations, academic institutions, media and civil society, including youth-led organizations in the UN programmes on youth and facilitate multi-stakeholder partnerships on youth issues
Promote stronger youth engagement in setting, implementing and evaluating the various development frameworks and increase international awareness and attention to youth issues
Increase accessibility of young women and men (including marginalized youth) to the United Nations through promoting structured mechanisms for youth participation at national, regional and international levels