Opportunities for Youth

The Latest Youth Related Videos from the UN and Youth

Addressing Climate Change: In Focus International Youth Photography Competition

London, 16 March – Addressing Climate Change: In Focus is a global photography competition, created to raise awareness on climate change amongst the youth of the world, giving them a voice that will be heard by world leaders and negotiators alike. Seen through the lens of the world’s younger generation, their interpretation of climate change […]

17 March 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Lions Health and UNICEF launch global competition aimed at young creatives and marketers

From Lions Health and UNICEF


Lions Health, the Festival and Awards that celebrates life-changing creativity in healthcare communications, and UNICEF launch the 2016 Young Lions Health Award.

The competition, now in its second year, challenges young creatives and marketers to develop an integrated marketing toolkit that will raise awareness among caregivers about the importance of play in […]

15 March 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Application Form: Speaker for 22 April Signing of Paris Climate Change Agreement at UN Headquarters in NY



13 March 2016: Apply for Civil Society Selection Committee
16 March 2016: Apply for Speaking Role

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited all world leaders to a signing ceremony on 22 April for the historic climate agreement that was reached in Paris in December last year. The […]

4 March 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

1 Heart 1 Tree Goes Global: Forest Climate Action Via Your Smartphone


After beaming virtual trees onto the Eiffel Tower during the UN climate change conference in Paris last year, 1 Heart 1 Tree plans to embark on a global tour to transform some of the world’s most iconic monuments into forests of light.

The global project, which is supported by the French Presidency of COP21, the […]

24 February 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

1st ever MOOC on E-waste open now for registration

From Synergies

 Join the E-waste Challenge MOOC, the first ever MOOC on E-waste
With our growing appetite for electrical and electronic products, combined with rapid innovation and ever-shorter product lifespans, e-waste has now become one of the fast growing waste streams.
This course will help you to understand why and how we must manage e-waste in an environmentally […]

23 February 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Young Innovators Fellowship Programme – Technical Positions Arab States


 Level: Internships / fellowships
Contract Type: Fellowship
Closing date: 22 February 2016 – 5:00pm (New York time)
Duty station: Cairo, Egypt
Job ID: 5311

Hiring today’s innovators, developing tomorrow’s leaders!

Do you have a passion to make a difference in your community?
Do you want to advocate for the rights of young people in your country?
Do you feel like you have […]

22 February 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Apply for the 2016 Momentum for Change Awards!


Submit Your Climate Solution and be Celebrated at the UN Climate Change Conference in Marrakech, Morocco
Are you leading a project that addresses climate change? We want to hear from you!

The United Nations Climate Change secretariat is now accepting applications for the 2016 Momentum for Change Awards to showcase action and ambition as national governments […]

19 February 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Paris Agreement: What does the Agreement Mean for You? Make and Share a Video!


 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited Heads of State and Government to come to New York on 22 April to sign the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement clinched last year. Under the agreement, 195 nations have agreed to combat climate change and to unleash actions and investment towards a low carbon, resilient and sustainable […]

10 February 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Be a Virtual Participant to the ECOSOC Youth Forum! #Youth2030

On 1-2 February 2016 at the ECOSOC Youth Forum, a record number of ministers of youth and young leaders from around the world will gather at UN HQ to discuss ways in which young people can play an active role in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

You too can join the discussion […]

28 January 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Education in Emergencies Global Consultation: a Common Platform

Education in Emergencies and Protracted Crises –
Towards a Strengthened Response
As part of broad, global efforts to strengthen the response to education in emergencies and protracted crises, INEE is leading a global consultation to facilitate dialogue and collect inputs from all over the world. This consultation focuses on how to operationalise solutions toward a new platform for global EiE work.

The […]

22 January 2016|Opportunities for Youth|