Youth

307, 2017

Deputy UN chief highlights stronger AU-UN partnership to benefit Africa’s youth

July 3rd, 2017|News, Youth|

Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed today called for strengthening the relationship between the African Union (AU) and the United Nations to deliver on promised development for Africa's youth.

2706, 2017

UN recognizes young entrepreneurs on Day for micro-, small, medium-sized enterprises

June 27th, 2017|Economic growth, News, Youth|

United Nations agencies today launched a new campaign to make it easier for the 70 million unemployed youth to get financing and learn new skills to start a business.

2006, 2017

Announcing the new Envoy on Youth – Jayathma Wickramanayake

June 20th, 2017|News, Youth|

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Jayathma Wickramanayake of Sri Lanka as his next Envoy on Youth.

1406, 2017

World’s Top Advertising Groups Come Together with Google to Mobilize Gen Z Around the Sustainable Development Goals

June 14th, 2017|News, Youth|

The Common Ground alliance, in partnership with Google, today announced the launch of “The Common Future Project,” a first-of-its-kind initiative aimed at driving widespread awareness and action among young people in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted at the United Nations in 2015.

504, 2017

UN stresses need to anticipate changes in world’s population age structure to achieve Sustainable Development Goals

April 5th, 2017|Gender equality and women's empowerment, Health, News, Press material, Youth|

Changes in age structure of human populations are taking place worldwide, with major implications for sustainable development policies, highlights 50th session of the UN Commission on Population and Development

1502, 2017

Smurfs team up with United Nations in 2017 for a happier, more peaceful and equitable world

February 15th, 2017|News, Partnerships, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda, Youth|

(New York, NY – 15 February 2017) – The popular Smurfs characters are encouraging children, young people and adults to make the world happier, more peaceful, equitable and healthy with a campaign launched today by the United Nations, UNICEF, and the United Nations Foundation.

The “Small Smurfs Big Goals” campaign is designed to encourage everyone to […]

3001, 2017

At Youth Forum, Guterres calls for youth to share their stories

January 30th, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda, Youth|

The Youth Forum offers young people an opportunity to voice their opinions, share ideas and think about what they can do to achieve sustainable development.

2301, 2017

UN Forum to highlight significant role of youth in promoting a sustainable future for all

January 23rd, 2017|News, Sustainable Development Agenda, Youth|

The 6th ECOSOC Youth Forum provides a critical global platform where youth ministers and others can contribute to discussions on issues affecting young people.

1511, 2016

Film4Climate contest winners showcase effects of climate change

November 15th, 2016|Climate change, News, Youth|

Connect4Climate announced the winners of the contest at a special ceremony on the sidelines of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP22) in Marrakech.

2209, 2016

More than $2B pledged for well-being of women, children, adolescents

September 22nd, 2016|Gender equality and women's empowerment, Health, News, Press material, Sustainable Development Agenda, Youth|

The pledges, made by long-standing and new partners in the Every Woman Every Child movement, are part of new commitments in support of the the Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents' Health.