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Youth from all over the world speak on Action 2015 agenda at the UN

Last Friday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the 70 winners of the United Nations-sponsored Many Languages, One […]


Voices of Youth feature: Child of Africa

This blog post is a collaboration between Winifred Ahupa and Ala Oueslati Something tugs me here […]

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What we talk about when we talk about youth skills

By Dr Rachele Tardi, Light for the World Representative to the UN. World Youth Skills […]


Global Competence Amongst Youth is Critical to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals

by Dr. Bill Hunter To succeed in today’s global workforce, youth must have a wide […]

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UN Financing For Development Conference in Addis Ababa opens with call for ‘reboot’ of development finance

At a critical moment in what the United Nations has dubbed “a year for global […]

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Voices of Youth feature: “The Climate Crisis: Why Youth Must Act”

By Will DiGravio As I write these words, California is experiencing one of the worst […]

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In “Gimme Shelter” young refugees tell their stories on stage

World Refugee Day is observed every year on 20 June, to draw attention to the […]


UN Youth Advisory Panel established in Belarus

Today, the Business-Club IMAGURU in Minsk hosted an official ceremony to appoint 13 members of the new […]

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Voices of Youth Feature: The Emancipation

By Ala Oueslati Religion is a source of knowledge, inspiration, hope and serenity that people hold […]

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MDGs Report launch: Lessons from Millennium Development Goals ‘springboard’ for future UN agenda

The United Nations Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which galvanized the world to produce the most […]

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In Uganda, Alhendawi underscores the importance of adopting the National Youth Policy

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, underscored in his recent visit to […]


Youth Envoy co-convenes a High-Level Multi Stakeholder meeting on Somalia

22 July 2015, Nairobi – The United Nations Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, […]


At the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Alhendawi announces plans for youth engagement in the SDGs

On his last stop in a multi-country mission in the East Africa region, the Secretary-General’s […]


A new momentum for stronger partnership with and for youth in Rwanda, highlights from the UN Youth Envoy visit to Rwanda

Last week, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, visited Rwanda in a […]


The UN Envoy on Youth welcomes the outcome of the Financing for Development Conference, calling for special financing for youth development

Last week the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, attended the Third International Conference […]


Investing in Youth and Ensuring Decent Jobs to Harness the Demographic Dividend on the occasion of the first-ever World Youth Skills Day

Yesterday, 15 July 2015, at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development taking place in […]


First UN World Youth Skills Day celebrates importance of empowering young people

On the first-ever commemoration of World Youth Skills Day, United Nations officials today declared that […]


World Youth Skills Day 2015

In 2014, the UN General Assembly designated 15 July as World Youth Skills Day. World […]


#YouthNow Campaign Recap

Thank you to youth around the world for making the ‪#‎YouthNow‬ campaign a success! Since 2 […]


Office of the UN Envoy on Youth’s Schedule: July-August 2015

Events: Youth Skills Day 15 July 2015 | UNHQ in New York To celebrate the […]

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How can you(th) participate in the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris from 26 to 28 October 2015?

For its 9th edition, UNESCO is working to make its Youth Forum even more inclusive, […]


Join the #MigrantHeroes Smartphone Film Competition!

Promote positive perceptions of migrants with your smartphone and compete for the 5th Olleh International Smartphone Film […]


Registration is open! Join us at UN Headquarters on 12 August 2015 to commemorate International Youth Day

Join us in UN Headquarters on 12 August 2015 to commemorate International Youth Day under […]


Join the Urban Dialogues and participate in the elaboration of the New Urban Agenda

A new electronic platform allowing people from all over the world to contribute to the […]


Save the Date: World Youth Skills Day – 15 July 2015

On Wednesday 15 July 2015, join the Permanent Missions of Portugal and Sri Lanka, UNESCO, […]


Join the conversation on Sustainable Development Goals: How can we turn our vision for 2030 into reality?

How can we turn our vision for 2030 into reality? On Friday, 10 July 2015, […]


Join the Youth Consultation on the Amman Declaration on Youth, Peace and Security

The Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security will take place in Jordan on the […]


Apply for the Global Youth Consultation on World Humanitarian Summit in Doha

On 1-2 September 2015, the Global Youth Consultation for the World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) will […]


Take a picture and enter the #YouthDay competition

Use your camera! Share your photos of young people engaging and promoting civic engagement for […]

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