UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will be joining this year’s International Youth Day to address stigma and discrimination in youth with mental health conditions.
Youth with mental health conditions are often subject to stigma and discrimination, largely due to an overall lack of awareness and understanding of mental health conditions. The stigma surrounding mental health issues can […]
Vigils are to be held around the world for Nigeria’s 200 kidnapped girls of Chibok on July 23 – exactly 100 days after their abduction from school.
After more than three months in captivity, the vigils – under the banner of #BringBackOurGirls – will be staged at the same time in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe and […]
Celebrate International Youth Day 2014 with the theme #MentalHealthMatters at the UN Headquarters on 12 August from 10:00 AM-1:00PM!
Acknowledging the theme of this year’s International Youth Day and following the UN #MentalHealthMatters campaign, the Department of Economic and Social Affairs’ Focal Point on Youth (DESA), and the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth (OSGEY) […]
On 11 July, as communities everywhere observe World Population Day, UNFPA calls for investments in support of the largest-ever generation of young people. Today, there are about 1.8 billion people aged 10 to 24, comprising roughly one quarter of the world’s population. Their aspirations and achievements will shape the future.
“We know that healthy, educated, productive […]