New Report: Low quality of jobs available major concern for young women and men in Asia and the Pacific
Today we are only one week away from the application deadline (27 August) for the First Global Forum on Youth Policies! By renewing the commitment to public policies on youth issues, the Forum will be a milestone in defining what it means to take young people and youth policies seriously in the twenty-first century. It […]
(UN News Centre) 18 August 2014 – On October 11, 2012, two days after then 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai survived an assassination attempt on her way home from school in Pakistan, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told the world that the abhorrent and cowardly attack exposed what really frightens extremists the most: “a girl with a book.”
(UN News Centre) 16 August 2014 – At a special event on the occasion of the Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged young people everywhere to get involved and engaged in driving global action at this critical time in history.
“It is easy to lose hope but I always feel […]
(UN News Centre) 18 August 2014 – With Malala Yousafzai by his side, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today marked 500 days of action until the deadline to reach the Millennium Development Goals, known worldwide as the “MDGs.”
“Action now will save lives, build a solid foundation for sustainable development far beyond 2015 and help lay the groundwork for lasting […]
The United Nations Secretary-General’s Climate Change Support Team (CCST) and the UN non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) are currently accepting nominations for 34 representatives of civil society organizations to attend the UN 2014 Climate Summit, with an additional four chosen to speak during the event.
The 2014 Climate Summit, to be held in New York on 23 […]
Each year 20 per cent of the world’s young people experience a mental health condition, the United Nations reported in a new publication launched to coincide with International Youth Day which this year shines a spotlight on the importance of mental health.
“The United Nations wants to help lift the veil that keeps young people locked in a […]