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 […]
Over the past nine years, the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative has grown tremendously due to increasing interest and appreciation for World Heritage protection, preservation and promotion of World Heritage sites. Celebrating 10 years of the initiative, UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre is pleased to announce the Call for Projects for the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Campaign 2017.
Join the […]
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Are you between 15 and 35 years old and from the Arab Region?
Are you engaged in activities to build peace and reduce violence in your community or country? Have you been dedicated to conflict resolution or mediation at a regional, national or local level and are seeking to exchange experiences with peers […]
The World Federation of United Nations Association (WFUNA), in partnership with the United Nations Association of Malaysia, will host its 5th Youth Seminar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from the 30th November-3rd December, 2016. As with previous editions, the Youth Seminar will bring together members of the WFUNA Youth Network, namely United Nations Associations and United Nations Youth Associations from around the world to:
Build the organizational and individual […]
What’s the big deal about urbanization?
Everyone knows why we should care about climate change. But do you know why you should care about urbanization? By 2050 it is estimated that two thirds of the world will live in cities, and already urban areas are responsible for as much as 80% of energy consumption and 70% […]
New York — The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), an initiative of the UN Global Compact, has announced the development of a new digital platform to engage business students to support the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The announcement was made during the annual United Nations Private Sector Forum, a high-level event of top business executives, world leaders, […]
The first round of Airbus’ global student competition, Fly Your Ideas, was launched this week, inviting students to create innovative ideas for real-world aviation challenges. The launch took place at Airbus’ headquarters in Toulouse, France, during an official visit by UNESCO’s Assistant Director General of Natural Sciences, Flavia Schlegel. Students have until 25 November 2016 […]
On September 22, 2016, join us for an important conversation about achieving Zero Hunger and the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 with some of the most influential leaders in the field. The UN Secretary-General will deliver opening remarks.
Registration is now open. Please RSVP at the following link: bit.ly/zerohungerchallenge
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development sets us on […]
WFUNA supports and encourages youth engagement and participation in the United Nations Associations and United Nations Youth Associations around the world through the WFUNA Youth Network. With this initiative, we want to highlight the contributions of thousands of young people to our organization and share their achievements with a wider audience. In commemoration of […]
From UN Habitat
UN-Habitat UNI together with HESI (the Higher Education Sustainability Initiative) are in the process of defining a Sustainable Urban Development action plan for universities. The action plan aims to orient universities supporting cities in their path towards sustainability and also identify better mechanisms to back effective collaboration between academic resources and urban strategies.
To this […]