Opportunities for Youth

The Latest Youth Related Videos from the UN and Youth

2015 PLURAL + Youth Video Festival on Migration, Diversity and Social Inclusion

Do you have an original and creative idea focusing on Migration, Diversity and Social Inclusion?

Make a video and submit it to be part of this year’s PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival!

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) invite the world’s youth to take part in this year’s Festival by submitting original and […]

1 April 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

#UNDP4YOUTH Webinar Series are on!

United Nations Development Programme is launching, this week, its brand new#UNDP4YOUTH Webinar Series!

Every two weeks, UNDP colleagues and partners will be invited to present and discuss a specific youth empowerment initiative at country or regional level. 

The first #UNDP4YOUTH Webinar will take place on Thursday 2 April 2015 from 9 to 10 AM New York time […]

30 March 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Young Lions Health Award

The Young Lions Health Award in association with UNICEF and Unilever aims to discover the next generation of young talent in creative communications.

This will be done through a competition focused on mobilizing support for UNICEF’s objective to strengthen health systems in the developing world.

If you are a young professional working in advertising agencies or client […]

30 March 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Online consultations for the UNESCO Youth Forum have begun!

The preparations of the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum have begun!

Building on the calls from youth and the experience of the 8th Forum, through the following questionnaire, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization wants to shape the specific thematic agenda of this Forum together with youth across the world.

Under the general theme “Young Global Citizens for […]

26 March 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

The search for Momentum for Change’s 2015 Lighthouse Activities is on!

If your institution has successfully implemented a project, initiative, program or other activity that addresses climate change mitigation or adaptation while focusing on one of the four areas outlined below, United Nations Climate Change Secretariat would like to hear about it.

The 2015 call for applications includes the following four areas of focus:

   Urban Poor, recognizing activities […]

19 March 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Do you want to contribute innovative solutions that promote the social wellbeing of youth and women? Join the challenge

Join the challenge and create an app with Scratch, Qualcomm® Vuforia ™ platform, a product of Qualcomm connected experiences Inc or AllJoyn ™ technology.

If developing apps is your passion, here is your opportunity.

This contest, with the patronage of UNESCO and the YouthMobile Initiative, has two special categories, one dedicated to apps intended for the […]

17 March 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Use the power of music to inspire hope for a better tomorrow, take part in the #HappySoundsLike Campaign

For the International Day of Happiness 2015, the United Nations invites you to take part in the #HappySoundsLike campaign using the power of music to inspire hope for a better tomorrow.

Join some of today’s brightest musical talents and creatives in marking the International Day of Happiness.

Nominate a song that brings a smile to your face, […]

17 March 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

SEED Awards! Promoting entrepreneurship for sustainable development

Is your enterprise in a start-up phase and does it integrate social and  environmental benefits, solving pressing local issues?

Is it women-led?

Do you need support to help to establish and grow your enterprise?

The SEED Awards for Entrepreneurship in Sustainable Development is an annual awards scheme designed to find the most promising, innovative and locally-led […]

12 March 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Apply for a Youth Scholarship to attend the Women Deliver 2016 Conference!

Are you working to advance the health, rights, and well-being of girls and women in their community and around the world? Are you in your twenties? 

Apply for a Youth Scholarship to attend the Women Deliver 2016 Conference in Copenhagen from the 16th to the 19th of May.

This opportunity includes:

 A scholarship to attend the Women Deliver 2016 Conference on […]

11 March 2015|Blog, Opportunities for Youth|


The Office of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth is proud to partner with #UpForSchool to mobilize youth around the world to become advocates for the millions of young people globally that do not have access to education.

Join us to add your voice and demand that every child can go to school safely!

Tweet your […]

9 March 2015|Opportunities for Youth|