UN Environment launches Young Champions of the Earth Competition

From UN Environment UN Environment launches global competition for environmental solutions from young people Six Young Champions will receive $15,000 each in seed funding and intensive mentoring to help bring their big ideas to life  Today, on International Mother Earth Day, the United Nations Environment Programme will launch Young Champions of the Earth, a new

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UNAOC launches call for applications for the 2017 edition of its Fellowship Program

Via UNAOC New York, April 10th 2017 — The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to launch the Call for Applications for the 2017 edition of its Fellowship Program. The Call is open to participants between 25 to 35 years old, from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and North America, with a

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2017 Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition: Submit your ideas and projects!

Via UNESCO   The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global programme and an online platform to mobilize youth-led innovations for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Co-organized by the Goi Peace Foundation (GAP Key Partner), Stiftung Entrepreneurship and Digital Experts United, the Competition invites young entrepreneurs (age 15-35) from around the world to submit

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The United Nations needs your help! Participate in UN Media Survey

The United Nations needs your help! Tell us how you find out news and information that matter to you. What are your preferred social media channels? What makes you share information with your networks? What would you like to see on the UN social media accounts? The UN does great things all around the world

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2017 ECOSOC Youth Forum: “The role of youth in poverty eradication and promoting prosperity in a changing world” on 30-31 January

via ECOSOC WHAT? The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, to be held on 30-31 January 2017, will provide a platform for youth to engage in a dialogue with Member States and share ideas on innovation, collective action and solutions to global problems. It will also address the concept of “shared prosperity”, which is

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Commission on Status of Women Youth Forum: Registration Open

The Youth Forum at the 61st Session on Commission on Status of Women (CSW 61) is critical opportunity for young people and adolescents in all their diversities to convene in advance of the official opening of CSW to amplify their common concerns and advocacy efforts. The Youth Forum is a safe space for young people,

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The Ocean Conference: Registration Open

The Ocean Conference and its preparatory meeting will be open to a broad range of stakeholders including non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions, the scientific community, the private sector, philanthropic organizations and other actors. Click here to read a letter from the President of the General Assembly to representatives of non-governmental and civil society

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Youth Champions Initiative

THE YOUTH CHAMPIONS INITIATIVE IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! The David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Public Health Institute have partnered to launch a second cohort of the Youth Champions Initiative – an exciting initiative to advance innovation and quality in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights globally. The Youth Champions Initiative (YCI)

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Global Survey on Youth, Peace and Security

The United Network of Young Peacebuilders and Search for Common Ground, on behalf of the inter-agency Working Group on Youth and Peacebuilding, are looking for your help! We want to map youth organisations and initiatives building peace and preventing violence, to identify what they are doing, what impact they have made and their needs and

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Call to Civil Society Organizations to Apply for Funding

The United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for project funding. Project proposals may be submitted on-line between 18 November 2016 and 18 December 2016 at www.un.org/democracyfund. You can find guidelines, FAQs and lessons learned for applicants here.  UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and

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