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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 and we […]

9 February 2017|Opportunities for Youth|

Applications for 2017 Momentum for Change Awards Now Open: Submit Your Climate Solution

Winners Will Be Celebrated at the UN Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, in November

Starting today, organizations, cities, industries, governments and other key players that are taking the lead on tackling climate change can nominate their game-changing projects for a United Nations award.

The United Nations Climate Change secretariat opened the call for applications for the 2017 […]

7 February 2017|Opportunities for Youth|

Many Languages, One World Student Essay Contest (Deadline: 16 March)

WHAT: 4th Many Languages, One World® Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum.

WHO: United Nations Academic Impact and ELS Educational Services

WHERE: Northeastern University (Boston, USA)

WHEN: 15-26 July 2017

DEADLINE for essay submission: 11:59 p.m. EST Thursday, 16 March, 2017.

URL: https://www.manylanguagesoneworld.org/

Many Languages, One World Student Essay Contest (Deadline: 16 March)

BACKGROUND: Sixty winners will be selected as delegates […]

6 February 2017|Opportunities for Youth|

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 at the […]

19 January 2017|Opportunities for Youth|

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, particularly […]

11 January 2017|Opportunities for Youth|

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 organizations […]

11 January 2017|Opportunities for Youth|

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) invests […]

16 December 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

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 goals […]

25 November 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

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 encourage […]

21 November 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Poster Contest for Youth, Peace and Security Consultation and Dialogue

With the strong focus on youth, we are looking for submissions to be used at the Youth, Peace and Security in the Arab States Region Consultation and Dialogue in Amman, Jordan. The posters must highlight the work of youth peacebuilders working in the Arab States in a creative and visual way. The posters will be […]

14 November 2016|Opportunities for Youth|