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Achim Steiner will be the new administrator of the United Nations Development Program. Photo by: Green Growth Knowledge Platform / CC BY-NC-ND

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Malala Yousafzai is not only the youngest Nobel laureate. She’s also the youngest United Nations messenger of peace.

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres conferred the designation to Yousafzai early this month in New York. As messenger of peace, the Pakistani activist’s focus is on girls’ education, which she is already championing through her foundation.

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    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.