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Global Youth Video Competition 2017

The Competition
If you are between the ages of 18 and 30 we want to hear about the inspiring actions you are taking to combat climate change in a compelling and concise maximum three minute video. We would like you to showcase for us a project or campaign you are involved in which relates to […]

9 May 2017|Blog, Opportunities for Youth|

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 initiative to spot […]

24 April 2017|Blog, Opportunities for Youth|

Join #Youth4Peace Global e-Consultations

via Youth4Peace.info
The first series of Youth4Peace online consultations, which aims to gather inputs by young people and other stakeholders on a broad range of topics connected to the role of young people in sustaining peace, and the UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on youth, peace and security, opened on Friday 7 April 2017.
One global e-consultation […]

21 April 2017|Opportunities for Youth|

Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent

Call for Applications for 2017 Fellowship Programme
Deadline for Applications: 31 May 2017

Source: http://www.un.org/en/events/africandescentdecade/fellowship.shtml

The Fellowship Programme for People of African Descent provides the participants with an intensive learning opportunity to deepen their understanding of the United Nations human rights system, instruments and mechanisms, with a focus on issues of particular relevance to people of African descent. The […]

18 April 2017|Opportunities for Youth|

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


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 strong […]

17 April 2017|Opportunities for Youth|

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



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 their innovative ideas […]

3 April 2017|Opportunities for Youth|

Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge in ASEAN

The Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge (YVIC) supports young volunteers throughout the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in their journey to catalyze youth-led innovation for social impact and sustainable development.

The Youth Volunteering Innovation Challenge (YVIC), under the theme “Impact ASEAN,” supports young volunteers throughout the ASEAN region in their journey to catalyze youth-led innovation for […]

3 April 2017|Opportunities for Youth|

Youth-Related Side Events at CSW61 March 13-24

See below a list of the top youth-related side events happening around the 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women that may be of interest to you. 

For a full list of all side events organized in parallel to the CSW look here: http://www.unwomen.org/en/csw/csw61-2017/side-events/calendar-of-side-events

Empowering Young Women Entrepreneurs in Africa through ICTs: Mobile App Solutions […]

10 March 2017|Blog, Opportunities for Youth|

Call for applications: World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017

Prior to the 41st session of the World Heritage Committee and in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the Polish National Commission for UNESCO and the International Cultural Centre in Krakow are proud to hold the World Heritage Young Professionals Forum 2017 “Memory: Lost and Recovered Heritage” from the 25 June to […]

9 March 2017|Opportunities for Youth|

If I were… Global Youth Video/Photo Contest

What would your life be like if you were somebody else? Have you ever imagined stepping into someone else’s shoes? What if that person was living next door? How would you feel? How would you react to a given situation?
Through this contest, you can choose who you would like to be: you can choose […]

27 February 2017|Opportunities for Youth|