Opportunities for Youth

The Latest Youth Related Videos from the UN and Youth

Register to Attend Youth, Peace and Security Event in D.C.

Youth, Peace and Security: New Global Perspectives
Today’s generation of youth, at 1.8 billion, is the largest the world has ever known. Many of these youth are living in countries plagued by violent conflict and extremism, such as Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nigeria. The goal of SCR 2250 is to recognize youth as partners for […]

7 June 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Register for UN Event on Innovation and Sustainable Development

From Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

 7 June 2016 

UN Funds and Programmes and Global Pulse in cooperation with the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth and the Mission of Denmark to the United Nations are hosting an event on how innovation is key to delivering on the 2030 agenda and leaving no one behind.


Register here to […]

6 June 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Register for Fly Your Ideas 2017: Innovation for Aviation


Today marks the launch of the 5th edition of the Airbus Fly Your Ideas global student challenge, organized under the patronage of UNESCO. Students around the world with a passion for engineering and innovation are invited to register to this unique competition, which is an opportunity for them to develop their ideas, to address […]

31 May 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Register Now to Attend the Human Rights Council Youth Forum

The World YWCA and the YMCA Switzerland will convene a Youth Forum on Friday 10 June 2016 at the Palais des Nations, room XVIII before the start of the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva.

What is the purpose of the HRC Youth Forum? What will happen during the day? 

HRC constitutes one of […]

27 May 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

First Youth Promotion Initiative of the UN Peacebuilding Fund

From Peacebuilding Support Office

New York, 18 May 2016 – Combining two firsts, the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund called for proposals for its newly launched Youth Promotion Initiative (YPI) from not only UN entities but also for the first time from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), the Fund announced Wednesday.

The PBF also announced that its third Gender Promotion […]

24 May 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Win a trip to COP22: UNFCCC video contest!


Starting today, you are invited to tell the world how you are shaping a more sustainable future by entering the second annual Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change.

The competition, which is being run by Television for the Environment (tve) and is part of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Action for Climate […]

20 May 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Call for Video Entries: PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival

From Plural +,  joint initiative of UNAOC and IOM

PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival on Migration, Celebrating Diversity and Social Inclusion – Call for Video Entries


Visit the PLURAL+ website to submit your video entry
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) invite you to submit original […]

10 May 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

#YouthStats – Share your views on how to improve the situation of youth

Over the past couple months, we have been gathering the latest statistics from various UN Partners on the situation of youth globally across a wide range of topics. In the interest of informing the conversation around the situation of youth, we have published them here on our website and will sharing out #YouthStats on social […]

5 May 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Call for Proposals: Consulting Adolescents towards the Development of the Global AA-HA! Framework

From WHO

Call for Proposals: consulting young and vulnerable adolescents towards the development of the global AA-HA! Framework (Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents)
At its 68th session, the World Health Assembly endorsed the proposal of the Secretariat to develop an Accelerated Action for the Health of Adolescents (AA-HA!) Framework, in consultation with
Member States, adolescents and young people, other […]

5 May 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition

From Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition

Welcoming young innovators to co-create a peaceful and sustainable world!
About the Competition
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 related targets address the most important social, economic, environmental, health and governance challenges of our time.

The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global programme and an online platform, which supports the implementation […]

2 May 2016|Opportunities for Youth|