Opportunities for Youth

The Latest Youth Related Videos from the UN and Youth

Submit Videos to the United Nations 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, […]

21 June 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Submit to the Film4Climate Global Competition

From Film4Climate

The Flim4Climate Global Competition invites filmmakers between the ages of 14-35 years old from all over the world to showcase their talents and create a Public Service Advertisement (PSA) (less than 1 min) or a short film (1-5 minutes) about climate action.

-What does climate change […]

17 June 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Enter to Win the #ZeroHunger Challenge Photo Competition

From Zero Hunger Challenge

June 21 marks the 4th anniversary of the launch of the Zero Hunger Challenge by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. In celebration, the Zero Hunger Challenge hosting a photo competition on its brand new Instagram account!

From now through 4pm EST on the 21st, you can share a photo on Instagram of what you or […]

15 June 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Register to Attend Youth, Peace and Security Event in D.C.

Youth, Peace and Security: New Global Perspectives
Today’s generation of youth, at 1.8 billion, is the largest the world has ever known. Many of these youth are living in countries plagued by violent conflict and extremism, such as Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nigeria. The goal of SCR 2250 is to recognize youth as partners for […]

7 June 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Register for UN Event on Innovation and Sustainable Development

From Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform

 7 June 2016 

UN Funds and Programmes and Global Pulse in cooperation with the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth and the Mission of Denmark to the United Nations are hosting an event on how innovation is key to delivering on the 2030 agenda and leaving no one behind.


Register here to […]

6 June 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Register for Fly Your Ideas 2017: Innovation for Aviation


Today marks the launch of the 5th edition of the Airbus Fly Your Ideas global student challenge, organized under the patronage of UNESCO. Students around the world with a passion for engineering and innovation are invited to register to this unique competition, which is an opportunity for them to develop their ideas, to address […]

31 May 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Register Now to Attend the Human Rights Council Youth Forum

The World YWCA and the YMCA Switzerland will convene a Youth Forum on Friday 10 June 2016 at the Palais des Nations, room XVIII before the start of the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva.

What is the purpose of the HRC Youth Forum? What will happen during the day? 

HRC constitutes one of […]

27 May 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

First Youth Promotion Initiative of the UN Peacebuilding Fund

From Peacebuilding Support Office

New York, 18 May 2016 – Combining two firsts, the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund called for proposals for its newly launched Youth Promotion Initiative (YPI) from not only UN entities but also for the first time from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), the Fund announced Wednesday.

The PBF also announced that its third Gender Promotion […]

24 May 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Win a trip to COP22: UNFCCC video contest!


Starting today, you are invited to tell the world how you 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 Action for Climate […]

20 May 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Call for Video Entries: PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival

From Plural +,  joint initiative of UNAOC and IOM

PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival on Migration, Celebrating Diversity and Social Inclusion – Call for Video Entries


Visit the PLURAL+ website to submit your video entry
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) invite you to submit original […]

10 May 2016|Opportunities for Youth|