UN Human Rights Council calls for “full realization of all human rights and fundamental freedoms for youth.”

During its 35th Session the United Nations Human Rights Council adopted, on 22 June 2017, […]

Announcing the new Envoy on Youth – Jayathma Wickramanayake

New York, 20 June 2017 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Jayathma Wickramanayake of […]

UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Muzoon Almellehan skips rope with students at the School of Peace at a internally displaced peoples site in the Lake Region, Chad. She visited the conflict-affected region in April 2017. UNICEF/Sokhin

In historic first, UNICEF appoints Syrian refugee Muzoon Almellehan as Goodwill Ambassador

Via UNICEF NEW YORK, 19 June 2017 – UNICEF announced today, on the eve of […]

Remembering Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Chief – a Staunch Advocate for Young People at the UN and Beyond

Today, people across the world have expressed their sadness at the sudden passing of Dr. […]

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Government officials and youth promote evidence-based principles for youth development in Asia

From UNESCO Government officials, youth development practitioners and youth leaders representing 17 Asian countries are […]

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From transactional sex to mentoring girls, a transformative journey for young woman

From UNFPA QUELIMANE, Zambezia, Mozambique – “I once engaged in transactional sex without using contraceptives […]

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A better sexual and reproductive health education could save adolescent lives

From UNESCO More than 3,000 adolescents die every day, totalling 1.2 million deaths a year, […]

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Thailand to pilot UNESCO project targeting gender imbalances in STEM

Via UNESCO Thailand will be the first country in Asia-Pacific to assess and address gender […]

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Young people demand sexual and reproductive health and rights information

From UN Aids Sexual and reproductive health and rights information, education and evidence-informed data are […]

ILO, LUKOIL extend partnership on youth employment

Via ILO “We have the unique opportunity to partner in order to scale-up action on […]

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Global Youth Video Competition 2017

From UNFCCC The Competition If you are between the ages of 18 and 30 we […]

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UN Environment launches Young Champions of the Earth Competition

From UN Environment UN Environment launches global competition for environmental solutions from young people Six […]

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Join #Youth4Peace Global e-Consultations

via Youth4Peace.info The first series of Youth4Peace online consultations, which aims to gather inputs by […]

Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent

Call for Applications for 2017 Fellowship Programme Deadline for Applications: 31 May 2017 Source: http://www.un.org/en/events/africandescentdecade/fellowship.shtml The […]

UNAOC launches call for applications for the 2017 edition of its Fellowship Program

Via UNAOC New York, April 10th 2017 — The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) […]

2017 Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition: Submit your ideas and projects!

Via UNESCO   The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global programme and an online […]

Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge in ASEAN

The Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge (YVIC) supports young volunteers throughout the Association of Southeast Asian […]

Youth-Related Side Events at CSW61 March 13-24

See below a list of the top youth-related side events happening around the 61st Session […]

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Call for applications: World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017

Prior to the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee and in the framework of […]

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If I were… Global Youth Video/Photo Contest

From UNESCO What would your life be like if you were somebody else? Have you […]

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