Musiqana band members Alaa Zaitouna, Abdallah Rahal, Adel Sabawi and Ali Hasan take a break from practicing. The four Syrian refugees are delighting German audiences with traditional Arabic music. © UNHCR/Daniel Morgan

Syrian Band’s Concerts are Music to German Ears

From UNHCR Singer Abdallah Rahhal stepped on stage as the oud player picked out an […]

Syrian refugee and Jordanian girls participate in a mixed-nationality football camp in Jordan. Photo: UN Women/Christopher Herwig

Football Camps in Jordan Plant Seeds of Friendship and Cohesion

From UNWOMEN For Syrian refugees in Jordan, integration into Jordanian society is fraught with challenges. […]

Playing for Gender Equality with Valencia Club de Fútbol

From UN Women Valencia Club de Fútbol (Valencia CF) became the first sport club to […]

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On Your Mark, Get Set, Draw! Moroccan Youth Sketch Their Vision of Society

From UNESCO 15 young women and men representatives of youth organizations will meet renowned professional […]

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UNICEF Calls for Urgent Action to Protect Girls, Women from Sexual Violence

From UN News Centre 20 July 2016 – A key adviser to the United Nations […]

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Promoting Innovation, Skills and Young Women’s Entrepreneurship

From UN Women On World Youth Skills Day, 15 July, at a side event held […]

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Supporting Ethnic Cohesion and Social Well-being in Kosovo

 From UN Volunteers Kosovo: A UNV-supported initiative in 2015 empowered young men and women from […]

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First-Ever Meeting of Global Actors to Promote Youth-led Humanitarian Action

Less than two months after the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the members of […]

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Sexual and Reproductive Health Education Crucial for Eastern and Southern African Youth

From UNESCO For Lebogang Brenda Motsumi, 27, accessible sexual and reproductive health services would have […]


On World Youth Skills Day, UN calls for Better Skills Training to Improve Youth Employment

New York, 15 July, 2016 – Speaking at a high-level event at United Nations headquarters […]

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UN Youth Envoy Attends UNCTAD Youth Forum in Nairobi

Beginning July 19, the UN Youth Envoy Ahmad Alhendawi will be travelling to Nairobi, Kenya […]


Japan Youth Can Make Difference with New Voting Rights: UN Envoy

From Kyodo News As an upper house election in Japan draws near with more than […]


In Singapore, UN Youth Envoy Stresses Role of Digital Innovation for Achieving the SDGs

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 2016 World Summit Awards on Social Innovation in […]

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UN Envoy on Youth Travels to Singapore

On June 28, the UN Envoy on Youth will arrive in Singapore to attend the […]

A member of a neighbourhood collective focusing on youth inclusion in Ibagué, Colombia, takes part in the #RespiraPaz (“Breathe Peace”) campaign | Photo: Andrés Arbeláez/PNUD Colombia

Youth Envoy Welcomes Colombia Landmark Agreement, Praises Key Role Played by Young People

Statement attributable to the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi It is with great […]

Youth in Development are Agents of Change: Global Youth Forum 2016

From World Bank  16 June 2016- From June 13-15, the Global Youth Forum 2016 gathered […]

New Youth Compact to Reshape Humanitarian Work

New Youth Compact to reshape humanitarian work signed at the World Humanitarian Summit The first […]

Hope for Young Central African Peace Builders

On May 20, a 90 minute helicopter ride from Bangui, Ahmad Alhendawi was welcomed in […]

Envoy on Youth addresses UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Youth Session

On May 11 2016, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, addressed the Youth Session […]

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Youth Envoy Presents Progress Report of his Office; Major Gains for Youth despite Challenges

May 2, 2016  The Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth (OSGEY) has released  a […]

UNESCO MGIEP Conference of Prevention of Violent Extremism Through Education

From UNESCO MGIEP UNESCO MGIEP is looking for 50 dynamic young people from around the […]


New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI)

From UNICEF Are you a NETI? 1. Are you fluent in English and at an […]

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Invitation for Youth to Submit Videos to the UN for the International Day of Peace

The Education Outreach Section of the United Nations Department of Public Information invites young people […]

Youth Competitions for UNIDO’s 50th Anniversary

In order to ensure a bright future for inclusive and sustainable development, it is vital […]

Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change

From UN Climate Change Starting today, young people are invited to tell the world how […]

Apply to Attend 8th Annual Millennium Campus Conference


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Call for Applications for the 2016 UNAOC Fellowship Program

Candidates from Europe and North America (EUNA) and from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) […]

Submit Videos to the United Nations for the International Day of Peace

The Education Outreach Section of the United Nations Department of Public Information invites young people […]


Submit to the Film4Climate Global Competition

From Film4Climate The Flim4Climate Global Competition invites filmmakers between the ages of 14-35 years old […]

Enter to Win the #ZeroHunger Challenge Photo Competition

From Zero Hunger Challenge June 21 marks the 4th anniversary of the launch of the […]

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