From where I stand: Tebogo Mashego

From UN Women “Most mining companies, government and big businesses do not procure from local […]

“Girls in ICT Day” highlights need to promote technology careers for women

From UN News Centre On Girls in ICT Day– marked annually on the fourth Thursday […]

Hans Shakur, co-founder of GamesForPeace, second from right, participates in a panel discussion at the 7th Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) held on 25-27 April 2016 in Baku, Azerbaijan. Photo: Masayoshi Suga/UN News Centre

In Baku, at UN forum, Arab entrepreneur touts potential of virtual games to make real-world impact

From UN News Centre  27 April 2016 – “In a virtual world, everyone can be […]

Baku: Violent extremism “affront” to UN principles, Global Forum told in opening session

From UN News Centre The head of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC), a […]

In Baku, youth stress vision of inclusive society at UN forum

From UN News Centre Gathering from around the world for a United Nations conference in […]


SDG Fund Launches New Programs in Pacific Islands to Support Youth

By: Paloma Durán, Director, Sustainable Development Goals Fund  19 April 2016  The UN General Assembly’s […]


Work permit boost gives hope to Khaled, 22, and other Syrian refugees in Jordan

From UNHCR In the four years since they fled from Hama to Jordan, 22-year-old Syrian […]


UNAIDS Interview: Snapchat becomes hotline for abusive relationships

From UNAIDS Asia-Pacific  We hear a lot about cyber stalking and cyber violence and the […]

Why are rural youth leaving farming?

From IFAD Rural youth recently reported that access to information, lack of credit and negative […]

Council of Europe Standing Conference of Ministers of Education: Ministers back education for democracy

From UNESCO Education ministers and officials from 50 countries attended the Council of Europe Standing […]

Alhendawi at UNAOC Global Forum in Baku: Young people want to craft new “narrative” for society

From UN Radio The Somali terrorist group Al-Shabaab takes its name from the Arabic word […]


UN Youth Envoy welcomes DFID’s announcement to prioritize youth development

19 April 2016 – The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, welcomed in a statement […]

At the end of unprecedented visit, UN and China to Elevate the Collaboration on Youth Development

16 April 2016 – After a full programme that included stops in Beijing, Shandong Province […]

In Beijing, the UN System delegation on youth highlights the centrality of youth development

13 April 2016 – The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, together with […]

UN Youth Envoy heads a joint UN system delegation on a first youth-focused visit to China

Beijing, 11 April 2016 – The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, is […]

Alhendawi meets with Zambian youth leaders, entrepreneurs and activists

On 18 March 2016, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, joined over 60 […]

In Zambia, Youth Envoy Discusses the Partnerships with and for Zambian Youth

During his ongoing trip to Zambia, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, met […]

In Zambia, Envoy on Youth addresses the 3rd IPU Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians

The Inter-Parliamentary Union”s 3rd Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians kicked off Wednesday in the capital city […]

Youth leaders call for “big leap” for gender equality at first CSW Youth Forum

From UN Women Proving that young women and young men are a force to be […]

Young MP Inter-Parliamentary Union at the First Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians, 2014

Alhendawi to visit Zambia and Address IPU’s Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians

The Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, is set to visit Lusaka, Zambia from 16 to […]


Join 66th UN DPI/NGO Conference: “Education for Global Citizenship: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Together”

Gyeongju, Republic of Korea 30 May – 01 June, 2016 Learn more: The 66th United […]

Register for Fishackathon 2016 – Rome, Italy

From FAO and Fishackathon  FAO will be hosting the first Rome venue for Fishackathon 2016 […]

PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival 2016: Call for Entries Now Open

From UNAOC  PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival is a joint initiative of the United Nations Alliance […]

UNCTAD14 Youth Forum “Shaping the World We Want”

From UNCTAD14 September 2015 was a big month in New York, as the world leaders […]

Addressing Climate Change: In Focus International Youth Photography Competition

London, 16 March – Addressing Climate Change: In Focus is a global photography competition, created […]

Lions Health and UNICEF launch global competition aimed at young creatives and marketers

From Lions Health and UNICEF   Lions Health, the Festival and Awards that celebrates life-changing […]

Application Form: Speaker for 22 April Signing of Paris Climate Change Agreement at UN Headquarters in NY



1 Heart 1 Tree Goes Global: Forest Climate Action Via Your Smartphone

From UNFCCC After beaming virtual trees onto the Eiffel Tower during the UN climate change […]

1st ever MOOC on E-waste open now for registration

From Synergies  Join the E-waste Challenge MOOC, the first ever MOOC on E-waste With our […]


Young Innovators Fellowship Programme – Technical Positions Arab States

From UNFPA   Level: Internships / fellowships Contract Type: Fellowship Closing date: 22 February 2016 – […]

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