Traditional leaders hold incredible power to realize young people’s sexual and reproductive health rights. Yet, many traditional communities in rural Swaziland have resisted public discussion of ‘taboo’ topics such as sexual-and gender-based violence and […]
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), in partnership with the Federal Government of Nigeria, conducted hands-on training in energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, green entrepreneurship and enterprise development for 125 selected youths drawn […]
Check out YouthStart report here: ow.ly/WAbsC
YouthStart Global is a global programme funded by UN Capital Development Fund and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
This report is a synthesis of an assessment undertaken […]
#Generation2030 Torchbearers for the SDGs
On 21 August, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, participated in the opening session of the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security, hosted by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, under the Patronage of His Royal Highness […]
Join in on Monday, August 24th from 17:30 to 18:00 GMT+1 as the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon talks to youth leaders in Nigeria about development and their role in shaping a better future for all.
The Global Youth Forum on Youth, Peace and Security held its second and last day of sessions on Saturday 22 August in Amman, Jordan where young peacebuilders gathered at King”s Academy.
Highlights of Day 2 included […]
Are you between 16 and 32 years old? Do you want to help integrating the views of urban youth into the UN-Habitat urban strategy and work programme?
UN-Habitat is now inviting you to vote for your representative for the […]
High-Level Event of the President of the General Assembly marking the 20th Anniversary of the World Programme of Action for Youth to highlight Youth Priorities in the Post-2015 Development Agenda
May 29th 2015
General Assembly Hall, United Nations Headquarters, New York
The High-Level Event of the General Assembly marks the 20th Anniversary of the World Programme of Action on Youth (WPAY) and offers an important opportunity for Member […]
During the opening and closing remarks of the Children and Youth Forum of the Third United Nations World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, Alhendawi emphasized the importance of the role of young people as critical players in disaster […]