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The Latest Youth Related Videos from the UN and 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|

UNV General Call for Programme Officers

A general call for UNV Programme Officers (UNV POs) is ongoing between February 16th and March 19th. Details on the functions of these positions, requirements and application process are below.
UNV Programme Officers (UNV POs) are the country level representatives of the organization in ensuring and delivering key results of the UNV Strategic Framework. UNV has […]

20 February 2017|Opportunities for Youth|

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

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|