In the lead-up to International Youth Day, marked annually on 12 August, the United Nations kicked off a commemorative event at its New York Headquarters with a message from Secretary-General António Guterres, who underscored his commitment to young people. “I'm truly happy to address you on International Youth Day,” the Secretary-General said a video message. “As Secretary-General of the [...]
The wisdom, experience, energy and ideals of the old and the young are vital to realizing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said today, stressing that they together can help break the cycles of poverty that have lasted for generations.
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.
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.
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Jayathma Wickramanayake of Sri Lanka as his next Envoy on Youth.
World’s Top Advertising Groups Come Together with Google to Mobilize Gen Z Around the Sustainable Development Goals
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.
UN stresses need to anticipate changes in world’s population age structure to achieve Sustainable Development Goals
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
(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 [...]
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.
The 6th ECOSOC Youth Forum provides a critical global platform where youth ministers and others can contribute to discussions on issues affecting young people.