Opportunities for Youth

The Latest Youth Related Videos from the UN and Youth

Apply to join next Millennium Campus Conference at the United Nations in New York

Are you ready to take your leadership to the next level? The Millennium Campus Network (MCN) is thrilled to welcome your application!
The Millennium Campus Conference is an annual symposium for university student leaders advancing global development to meet, partner, learn, and connect with a global community.  The 7th Annual Millennium Campus Conference will be hosted at the United Nations […]

24 June 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Learn about the Youth Delegate Programme to the United Nations

Participation in decision-making is one of the key priority areas of the United Nations agenda on youth. One form of youth participation at the United Nations is through the inclusion of youth delegates in a country’s official delegation to the United Nations General Assembly and various functional Commissions of the Economic and Social Council. The […]

24 June 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

“Hotter, Drier, Wetter. Face the Future.” Let your imagination run wild!

Join the World Meteorological Organization photo competition on the 2016 World Meteorological Day theme: “Hotter, drier, wetter. Face the Future.”

The theme has been chosen to illustrate the reality of climate change. As a result of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in our atmosphere, land and sea surface temperatures are rising. The frequency and intensity of extreme events like […]

18 June 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Participate in the Conference of Youth and join the discussion on the post-2015 agenda!

Do you want to get involved in the discussion on the next universal agreement on climate change?

From the 26th to the 28th of November 2015, the 11th Conference of Youth (COY 11) will take place in France. Call for action is launched: take part in the Conference as a visitor or organize your workshop. Be […]

17 June 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Win a trip to the XIV World Forestry Congress!

Are you a young photographer passionate about nature and people?

Enter the Forests and People photo contest to help raise awareness about the importance of forests for people today and for generations to come, and you could win a trip to the XIV World Forestry Congress which will be held in Durban, South Africa, from 7 […]

11 June 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Wanted: Young, passionate people to speak up at the World Forestry Congress

Are you:

18–35 years old?
Actively involved in a youth-led initiative or project created to benefit people, forests and the environment?
Interested in sharing your success stories and lessons learned with the global forestry audience?
Interested in having your project/initiative profiled at the XIV World Forestry Congress?

Apply to be an inspiring youth speaker and make a TEDx-style presentation at […]

9 June 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

VIDEO CONTEST FOR CLIMATE ACTION: Lights, Camera, Paris – Win Your Way to COP21!

If you are between the ages of 18 and 30 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) wants to hear about your inspiring actions for Climate Change.

Think about a project or campaign you are involved in to combat climate change, an action which convinced your parents, school or college to take climate action, a […]

5 June 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Join Launch of 2015 UN Volunteers State of the World’s Volunteerism Report

Today the 2015 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report will be launched globally at the ECOSOC chamber at 13:15 (New York time).

The UN report, titled “Transforming Governance”, is the first global review of the power of volunteer voices to help improve the way people are governed.  State of the World’s Volunteerism Report is first global […]

5 June 2015|Opportunities for Youth|