Opportunities for Youth

The Latest Youth Related Videos from the UN and Youth

Get on the World AIDS Day map & show your support to #FastTrack the #AIDS response

On the Fast-Track to end AIDS
To end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals will require investment, commitment and innovation to be accelerated but we have what it takes to break the AIDS epidemic.

Already 15 million people are accessing life-saving HIV treatment and new HIV infections have been reduced by […]

18 November 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

The World Bank Group will launch a Massive Online Open Course on Financing for Development on 16 November

What exactly is financing for development? How can the new global development agenda be financed? Learn more by signing up for this free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on Financing for Development which launches on November 16. A certificate of accomplishment — issued by the World Bank Group in partnership with Coursera — will be […]

12 November 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Conversations with Thought Leaders: Frances Jensen, The Adolescent Brain

UNICEF Adolescent Section will hold a #UNICEFtalks regarding the research findings on adolescent brains titled, “Conversations with Thought Leaders: Frances Jensen, The Adolescent Brain.”

Time: 16 November 2015, 300 pm – 4.00 pm

Venue: UNICEF House Danny Kaye Visitors Center





10 November 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

UNESCO launches global design contest for World Press Freedom Day 2016

Opportunity from UNESCO:
Information, information and more information! We all make decisions based on the information we have. Access to quality information, especially public information, helps make better informed decisions.

Freedom of information is a human right. It is also an integral part of the fundamental human right of freedom of expression “to seek, receive and impart […]

5 November 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Voices of Youth Blogging Internship

Applications for next round of VOY blogging internships are now open!
Voices of Youth is happy to announce that applications for the next round of VOY Blogging Internships are now open.

The 3-month internship, starting in December 2015, offers you (young people aged 14-24) an opportunity to develop your writing, research and critical thinking skills and allows […]

12 October 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Climate Change Storytelling Contest

Write your best climate change story and get an opportunity to join and cover COP21
While climate change is a global phenomenon, it is hitting the world’s poorest regions – and most marginalized communities – the hardest. These changing conditions are impacting human health, economic activity, and are threatening basic human rights including access to water […]

6 October 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Watch LIVE: Humanitarian Action in 2025: A Forward-Looking Agenda

Join @UNOCHA & @WHSummit for behind-the-scenes tweets from #ReShapeAid event at #UNGA.

Watch LIVE: http://ow.ly/SQnlL 

30 September 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Livestream of “Innovative Solutions: Youth Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development”

Join us on Twitter using #Youth4SDGs and watch our event, “Innovative Solutions: Youth Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development” online here!

29 September 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

COP 21 Youth Climate Video Competition

Help Choose the Winner!
As the international community is gearing up to conclude a new, universal climate change agreement in December in France, you can help decide which young video reporter will be on location to capture some of the most exciting moments of the Paris UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21).

As part of the Global […]

31 August 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

OECD Poster Competition – Start here!

The poster you design should be motivating and visual. With few words and strong graphics, it should get people thinking and make them want to act to change things for the better. 


Posters should address one of the following themes:

Giving young people a voice in the government decision process.
Opportunity for all! (Everyone deserves access to good […]

27 August 2015|Opportunities for Youth|