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ILO: Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015 | Video

Highlights of the Youth Employment Trends
The global youth unemployment rate has dropped to 73.3 million in 2014, 3.3 million less than the crisis peak in 2009. Good news but still a long way to go according to the ILO’s Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015 report.


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9 October 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Global youth: ‘We feed the planet’

 More than 2,500 youth from 120 countries took part in a variety of engaging lectures, workshops and public events from October 3 to 6.

Young farmers, food producers and food professionals from all over the world gathered in Milan to discuss the future of food and farming at We Feed the Planet, a four-day programme hosted […]

8 October 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Young people of the world elect a new UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board

A total of 93,000 votes were cast to elect the sixteen new members of the UN-Habitat Youth Advisory Board. Twelve youth, 6 men and 6 women, representing six regions of the world, will take up their posts for the next 4 years and represent the issues of youth and urbanization at the regional and global […]

1 October 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

In region assaulted by Boko Haram, women, young people key to stability

Thousands of people have been killed and millions displaced in the Lake Chad Basin region, the result of a relentless and ongoing campaign of violence by Boko Haram insurgents. With the disaster threatening to undermine decades of development, heads of state, leaders of United Nations agencies and civil society chiefs gathered at UN Headquarters today […]

30 September 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Youth at UN to Mobilize Generation #ZeroHunger

The Mobilizing Generation #ZeroHunger event held on sidelines of the Sustainable Development Summit at UN Headquarters brought together youth advocates and representatives from around the world, along with global leaders, policy makers and celebrities to address how mobilizing this generation of young people to champion sustainable agriculture, food security and nutrition can help make zero […]

26 September 2015|Envoy’s news, News Stories|

193 Youth Representatives join Malala Yousafzai at United Nations Sustainable Development Summit!

193 Youth Representatives from around the world participated in the historic moment of the adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda.  Organized by the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth and the Office of the Special Advisor of the Secretary-General on Post-2015 Development Planning, the 193 young people joined world leaders, and Nobel Prize […]

25 September 2015|Envoy’s news, News Stories|

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Global Goals for Sustainable Development

9 September 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Global Youth Consultation, Doha, 1 – 2 September 2015

What is the role of young people in humanitarian action?

From 1- 2 September 2015 more than 300 young people will meet in Doha, Qatar for the World Humanitarian Summit Global Youth Consultation. The Youth Consultation is a youth-led and youth-focused global consultation to gather input from youth on humanitarian challenges and solutions.

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31 August 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Envoy on Youth visit to India, 25-28 August 2015

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The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, will lead a mission to India, the country with the world’s largest number of young people. This is the first mission of the UN Envoy on Youth to India.
Beginning his mission in India, on Tuesday, 25 August, the Envoy will address the AIESEC 2015 International […]

25 August 2015|Envoy’s news, News Stories|