Sexuality education programming set to reach millions of young people across eastern and southern Africa

Young people in eastern and southern Africa, like many of their peers around the world, […]

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Secretary-General’s remarks at Open Debate of the Security Council on the Role of Youth in Countering Violent Extremism and Promoting Peace

New York, 23 April 2015 I am honoured by the presence of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al […]


10 things you didn’t know about the world’s population

On April 13th leaders from around the world opened the 48th session of the Commission […]


Belize: Helping marginalized youth find their independence

Not long ago a high school diploma seemed out of reach for Rudolph Belisle, but […]


Boosting youth entrepreneurship in East Africa

Over the past five years, The Youth to Youth Fund (Y2YF) has supported youth entrepreneurship […]

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Education for All 2000-2015: Only a third of countries reached global education goals

Just one third of countries have achieved all of the measurable Education for All (EFA) […]

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Jordan to Convene a Security Council Ministerial Debate on the Role of Youth in Countering Violent Extremism and Promoting Peace

On 1st  April 2015, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan assumed Presidency of the Security Council. […]


How can youth contribute to the implementation of Morocco’s National Youth Strategy?

UNESCO’s workshop in Rabat, Morocco, on 27 and 28 February 2015. For two days, youth […]


New project to create vital employment opportunities for youth and women in Jordan

A new US $15.2 million project agreement signed in Rome will aim to reduce rural […]


UNDP promotes private sector development and youth entrepreneurs during critical times in Yemen

On March 12 the first Business Support Centre in Yemen was launched, supported by United […]


Global Chat: Youth, Malaria & Health MDGs

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The Youth Envoy meets with the Global Indigenous Youth Caucus

Last Friday, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, met with the representatives […]


Involving young people in international policies at the 48th Commission on Population and Development

“My government allows me to participate in this discussion. Not despite my age, but because […]


Global Chat: Youth, Peacebuilding & Countering Violent Extremism

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[Huffington Post Interview] #YouthNow: My Stroll with Ahmad Alhendawi, the UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth

Backdrop The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace is an opportunity to recognize […]


International Day of Happiness Twitter Chat on Youth and Happiness

On March 20th, International Day of Happiness, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth and the United […]


Pharrell brings “Happy” message on climate change to the United Nations

About 1,200 middle school children trudged through the latest snow storm to the United Nations […]

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On disaster resilience, ‘we must listen to those who know their communities’ says UNICEF Director General Anthony Lake

Children and youth are a major part of community-level responses to disasters and must play […]

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UN Youth Envoy engages with youth at World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction in Japan

During the opening and closing remarks of the Children and Youth Forum of the Third United […]


Wanted: young speaker to address UN General Assembly session on climate change

Are you or do you know a young person from a developing country with an […]


How would you feel if your gaming model became a teaching tool in classrooms across the world?

Are you a simulation game developer? How would you feel if your gaming model became […]

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Youth registration for High Level Event of the General Assembly WPAY +20 now open

On May 29, 2015, the President of the General Assembly, in coordination with the Office […]


Join Digital Conversation on Youth & Health for World Malaria Day

You are invited to join us for a twitter chat on Malaria, Youth & Health […]


Compete in the UNHATE-UNAI International Diversity Contest to create a world without hate and where human rights are recognized

Are you a university/college student or a member of faculty? Are you between 18 and 30? […]


Work on promotion of culture & artistic creation? Apply for the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture grant

Are you a young artist or creator? An NGO or a non-profit private or public […]


Register Now! UNESCO’s Online Media and Information Literacy Course for Youth

Are you between 15 and 25? Are you interested in media and information literacy (MIL)? Do you wish to […]


Share a photo, raise awareness on the importance of #soils4life, win a prize!

On April 1st The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launched the […]


Calling all Young Innovators

If you are a young person with a tech ‪#‎startup‬ that helps other entrepreneurs thrive, […]


Compete in the Peoples’ Voices Challenge and be part of the Peoples’ Voices Awards!

More than 8 million people from 194 countries have participated in the Global Conversation to […]

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