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The Latest Youth Related Videos from the UN and Youth

Pathways to Zero Hunger – UNGA Side Event

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 […]

7 September 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

WFUNA Young Leader of the Year


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 […]

25 August 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Give Your Input Towards a SUD Action Plan for Universities

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 […]

24 August 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

International Youth Day Photo Contest “Sustainable Food: Youth Leading the Way”

International Youth Day Photo Contest
“Sustainable Food: Youth Leading the Way”
August 12 is International Youth Day, and this year’s theme focuses on how young people lead in sustainability. In order to mark the day, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth and the Zero Hunger Challenge are happy to announce the launch of a photo […]

2 August 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

UNESCO MGIEP Conference of Prevention of Violent Extremism Through Education


UNESCO MGIEP is looking for 50 dynamic young people from around the world, and across multiple sectors, who are committed to building a more peaceful and sustainable world, to participate in TAGe Delhi to share their views and opinions with decision-makers and experts working on Prevention of Violent Extremism through Education(PVE/E).

Are you between […]

21 July 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

New and Emerging Talent Initiative (NETI)


Are you a NETI?
1. Are you fluent in English and at an intermediate level (working knowledge) in another official language of the UN i.e. Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish?
2. Have you completed an advanced university degree (Master’s degree or equivalent)?
3. Do you have 5 years of relevant professional work experience?
4. […]

18 July 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Invitation for Youth to Submit Videos to the UN for the International Day of Peace

The Education Outreach Section of the United Nations Department of Public Information invites young people from around the world between the ages of 15 and 24 to submit 10- to 15-second videos in English on how the Sustainable Development Goals can build peace. When making your videos, think about why ending poverty, addressing climate change, […]

7 July 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Youth Competitions for UNIDO’s 50th Anniversary

In order to ensure a bright future for inclusive and sustainable development, it is vital to facilitate a close collaboration with today’s youth. It is the young generation’s creativity, innovation and dedication that our future will be built upon. Therefore, as part of UNIDO’s 50th Anniversary celebration, we are pleased to announce UNIDO’s two international […]

30 June 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change

From UN Climate Change

Starting today, young people are invited to tell the world how they 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 […]

29 June 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Apply to Attend 8th Annual Millennium Campus Conference

From MCN

This August 1st-5th, 2016 we are thrilled to be hosting the 8th Annual Millennium Campus Conference in Washington, D.C. 

In 2015, over 500 student leaders from over 50 countries gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City for the 7th Annual Conference.  More than 5,500 youth […]

22 June 2016|Opportunities for Youth|