Follow the livestream of the United Nations Secretary-General’s meeting with Youth

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will address youth as special guest at an event on the […]


‘Make the choice of service,’ Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon chief tells Georgetown graduates

In a commencement address at Georgetown University, where he received an honorary degree yesterday, United […]


Pakistani youth propel the number of global HeForShe champions to over 300,000

In less than 48 hours, and with almost 5,000 online sign-ups from Pakistan alone, the […]


UNICEF: Today it’s young people’s turn to talk

On May 11, just before the heads of state and government of the world’s leading […]


Sudan: Youth volunteers train for a better future for Darfur

Yusra, a young woman from East Darfur, had always wanted to work with her community […]


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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Global Chat Recap: Empowering Girls & Young Women

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Global Chat: Youth Civic & Political Participation

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Let’s Care for the Future by Investing in Global Education

By Benedict Joson Sixty dollars for public transportation a month. Six hundred dollars for textbooks […]

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Global Chat: Quality Education for all Youth

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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 […]

Side Event for WPAY +20: The New Media and Emerging Trends in Youth Engagement

Thursday, 28 May 2015 1:15pm – 2:30pm EST Conference Room 11, United Nations Headquarters  Event […]


Join the UN Youth Envoy and AIESEC #YouthNow Video Contest

Youth opinion is a priority for the United Nations! AIESEC and the Office of the […]


Join the “Every Woman Every Child is ME” campaign

We are all partners working toward the same goal: to end all preventable deaths of women, […]

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€ 10,000 for the winner of the Alfred Fried Photography Award!

What does Peace look like for you? Submit your image and be awarded by the Photographische […]


Join Global Conversation on Youth & Climate: Healthy Planet For All

Join the global twitter conversation TOMORROW, 13 May 2015 at 11am EST (New York Time), […]

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for two young Digital Ambassadors for UNRWA’s Conference at the UN

Are you a passionate 18 to 30 year old blogger and savvy social media user […]


Call for application: Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

Are you a leader in peacebuilding, reducing violence or countering extremism? Are you between 15 and 35 […]


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 […]

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