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UNAOC-EF Summer School: Call for Applications before March 9 2015

Young people’s participation is fundamental in reaching durable peace!

If youth-participation is enhanced, society as a whole will benefit. Contribute to the conversation and action by participating in the UNAOC-EF Summer School.

The Summer School is a unique space for learning and collaborating that welcomes a diversity of participants, speakers and educators from a wide range of […]

27 February 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

UN-Habitat Urban Youth Fund Call for applications

Are you part of an Organization led by young people aged 15-32 years who has piloting innovative approaches to employment, good urban governance, shelter, secure tenure and risk rehabilitation?

The UN-Habitat Urban Youth Fund empowers global youth by providing grants and capacity building to selected organizations in developing countries.

Applications for the UN-Habitat Urban Youth Fund are open […]

26 February 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Comic & Cartoon Competition on Gender Equality: Picture It!

Show what comes to your mind when you reflect on women’s rights and empowerment and on the relationship between women and men!

UN Women together with the European Commission, the Belgian Development Cooperation, and UNRIC is organizing a Comic and Cartoon Competition on Gender Equality.

The Competition is open to comic and cartoon artists and art students, […]

25 February 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Fund for Gender Equality issues call for proposals

UN Women’s Fund for Gender Equality is pleased to announce its third Call for Proposals from 9 March to 5 April 2015!

This year the Fund welcomes submissions from women-led civil society organizations with innovative, high-impact, and multi-stakeholder women’s rights and gender equality programs that help jumpstart progress towards the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

The Fund will grant […]

25 February 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

March for Gender Equality Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it Up!

Planet 50-50 by 2030: Step it Up!

March 8th 2015, International Women’s Day, take a walk in NYC for Gender Equality and Women’s Right in commemoration of the 20-year anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action.

Save the date March 8th 2015 2:30 – 5:00 p.m. EST

Beijing Platform for Action


24 February 2015|Opportunities for Youth|



2100000 are living with HIV worldwide.

It’s time for us to take action!

ALL IN is about bringing everyone together to stop adolescent deaths, infections and violence. 

Here’s the challenge: AIDS is the leading cause of death among adolescents in Africa. But simple actions can change the […]

23 February 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: International Children’s Peace Prize 2015

The International Children’s Peace Prize is awarded annually to a child, anywhere in the world, for his or her dedication to children’s rights.

Winners receive the statuette ‘Nkosi’ (which shows how a child sets the world in motion), a study grant, and a world-wide platform to promote his or her ideals and causes to the benefit […]

19 February 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

$1 million grant for Powering the Future We Want

To promote innovative solutions and recognise leadership and commitment in meeting the energy challenge, the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA) have launched a project aiming at advancing the implementation of sustainable development by identifying innovative practices in energy for sustainable development, sponsored by China Energy Fund Committee (CEFC).

The project, titled Powering the […]

18 February 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Call for Submissions for the 2015 IDSDP Video Contest

In celebration of the 2nd International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP), the United Nations Office on Sport for Development and Peace (UNOSDP) is organizing a Video Contest aimed at showcasing the works of organizations around the world that are committed to uplifting their communities through sport.
We are inviting all organizations that run […]

18 February 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Applications Invited for United Nations Journalism Fellowships

The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional journalists from developing countries for its 2015 fellowship program. The application deadline is March 16, 2015.

The fellowships are available to radio, television, print and web journalists, age 25 to 35, from developing countries who are interested in coming to New York to report on […]

18 February 2015|Opportunities for Youth|