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 sharing experience about evidence-based approaches of their youth development policies and programming.
These discussions are taking place at a technical workshop in […]

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 to be able to afford attending school. Now I use my own story to demonstrate (to other girls) that change is […]

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, from largely preventable causes, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO), UNESCO and partners.

In 2015, nearly two […]

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 key to ensuring that young people know how to protect themselves from HIV and access HIV testing and treatment. This was […]

Global Youth Video Competition 2017

From UNFCCC
The Competition
If you are between the ages of 18 and 30 we want to hear about the inspiring actions you are taking to combat climate change in a compelling and concise maximum three minute […]

UN Environment launches Young Champions of the Earth Competition

From UN Environment

UN Environment launches global competition for environmental solutions from young people
Six Young Champions will receive $15,000 each in seed funding and intensive mentoring to help bring their big ideas to life

 Today, on International […]

UN cultural agency promotes power of youth to preserve cultural heritage

From UN News
Young people from around the world today joined United Nations staff and international dignitaries in Changsha, China, to show support for protecting and preserving the cultural heritage along the Silk Route.
The future of […]

How to stop School-Related Gender-Based Violence

From UNESCO
Across the African continent, gender-based violence, unintended pregnancy and HIV continue to be serious issues that are preventing young people from achieving their full potential. These issues are interconnected, with many of the same […]

Meet the finalists of the “Fly Your Ideas 2017” student competition

From UNESCO
Five student teams from Australia, China, France, Nigeria and the United Kingdom will compete in the final round of the fifth edition of Airbus’ Fly Your Ideas global challenge, organised in partnership with UNESCO. […]

Participatory Slum Upgrading Programme Empowers Women and Girls through Community-Managed Funding

From UN Habitat
Drawing from its extensive experience in building inclusive governance capacity, promoting adequate housing, and improvement of living standards for people living in slums through implementing slum upgrading projects, UN-Habitat has consolidated an integrated, […]