Opportunities for Youth

The Latest Youth Related Videos from the UN and Youth

The Intercultural Innovation Award is now open for applications!

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations is pleased to announce the launch of the 2015 edition of the Intercultural Innovation Award, a partnership between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group.

The Award searches for grassroots projects around the world that are promoting dialogue and cooperation among people from different cultural […]

27 May 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Side Event for WPAY +20: The New Media and Emerging Trends in Youth Engagement

Thursday, 28 May 2015
1:15pm – 2:30pm EST
Conference Room 11, United Nations Headquarters
 Event is free and open to the public. RSVP required by 26 May 2015.
Must have a valid government issues ID or passport to enter the United Nations
RSVP at: http://bit.ly/1Sa4C1z
 Speakers:
[Opening Remarks] Ahmad Alhendawi, UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth
[Moderator] Hazami Barmada, Communications Consultant, Office of the […]

20 May 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Join the UN Youth Envoy and AIESEC #YouthNow Video Contest

Youth opinion is a priority for the United Nations! AIESEC and the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth are launching a video contest as part of the #YouthNow campaign leading up to the High-Level Event of the General Assembly hosted at the United Nations headquarters in New York City.

Below is the information you will need to submit […]

15 May 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Join the “Every Woman Every Child is ME” campaign

We are all partners working toward the same goal: to end all preventable deaths of women, children and adolescents and improve their health & well-being within a generation.

“Every Woman Every Child is ME” is the belief that we are all united as individuals around our cause and that the health of women, children and adolescents affects us all.

From […]

14 May 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

€ 10,000 for the winner of the Alfred Fried Photography Award!

What does Peace look like for you?

Submit your image and be awarded by the Photographische Gesellschaft (PHG) and Edition Lammerhuber in partnership with UNESCO, the Austrian Parliament, the Austrian Parliamentary Reporting Association and the International Press Institute (IPI) for the world’s best picture on the theme of Peace.

The winner of the Alfred Fried Photography Award will receive […]

13 May 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Join Global Conversation on Youth & Climate: Healthy Planet For All

Join the global twitter conversation TOMORROW, 13 May 2015 at 11am EST (New York Time), on Youth & Climate: Healthy Planet For All as part of the #YouthNow month of advocacy.

We are happy to join partners UNEP and United Nations Foundation to discuss why climate change and climate action are important for youth, and the role […]

12 May 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for two young Digital Ambassadors for UNRWA’s Conference at the UN

Are you a passionate 18 to 30 year old blogger and savvy social media user interested in sparking meaningful online conversation and engaging a global community in conversations around development, education, youth engagement and empowerment of communities in conflict areas?

UNRWA, with support from the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, is looking […]

12 May 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Call for application: Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

Are you a leader in peacebuilding, reducing violence or countering extremism? Are you between 15 and 35 years old? Have you undertaken initiatives at the community or policy level in countries in conflict, post-conflict or with widespread violence?

Apply now to have the chance to win a fully funded participation to the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security will […]

12 May 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Wanted: young speaker to address UN General Assembly session on climate change

Are you or do you know a young person from a developing country with an inspiring story about climate action? If so, the United Nations wants to hear from you.

A global search is underway for this dynamic person and two others from civil society organizations to address a special United Nations High-Level Event on Climate […]

1 May 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

How would you feel if your gaming model became a teaching tool in classrooms across the world?

Are you a simulation game developer? How would you feel if your gaming model became a teaching tool in classrooms across the world? This could be your chance!

United Nations Educational, Scientific and  Cultural Organization Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace & Sustainable Development  (UNESCO MGIEP) is calling for proposals to design a digital simulation game […]

27 April 2015|Opportunities for Youth|