Human Capacity Development at the UN

41st Commission on Population and Development

World Youth Alliance representatives attended the 41st Commission on Population and Development, which took place from Monday April 7th to Friday April 11th at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. WYA’s message to the commission was the importance of human capacity development as a means of acheiving lasting development. This idea was put forward in our written statement to the commission and was illustrated during our oral statement to the assembly using examples from our work in partnership with Gawad Kalinga in the Philippines and Acorar Distancias in Mexico.

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