Opportunities for Youth

The Latest Youth Related Videos from the UN and Youth

Many Languages, One World 2016 Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum

Dream of speaking at the UN? Want to work on the Global Goals? Check out this contest & your dream could come true! http://www.els.edu/en/ManyLanguagesOneWorld

from ELS

Share your ideas and be heard… perhaps even in the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations!
60 Students will be selected as delegates to the 2016 United Nations Academic Impact Global Youth Forum, […]

8 January 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

2016 ECOSOC Youth Forum: “Youth Taking Action to Implement the 2030 Agenda” on 1-2 February


The forum will discuss ways in which young people can play an active role in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It will also address how the youth can best communicate on the Agenda, bringing on board the innovative use of social media and communication tools.

The Youth Forum brings young leaders […]

6 January 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

UN Environment Programme wants to hear your voice!



The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is rethinking its engagement with young environmental leaders, and we want your input on how we can maximize our impact. Take UNEP’s Youth Survey & make a difference.

UNEP has been running its Tunza programme for more than ten years, raising the capacity of thousands of young leaders across the […]

4 January 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

IMF launches Youth Video Contest in Asia to capture the stories of the Asia-Pacific region

From IMF

Press Release No. 15/588

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) today launched the 2016 Advancing Asia: Investing for the Future Youth Video Contest. The competition—to be held in conjunction with the Advancing Asia conference, that will take place in New Delhi, India, on March 11–13, 2016—seeks videos from young videographers of all abilities capturing through their […]

31 December 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Check out Voices of Youth! UNICEF’s online place for young people.


Voices of Youth offers inspiring, original insight and opinion from across the globe – from young people, for young people.

Did you ever ask yourself, where are all the young people who actually do give a damn? Well, they’re right here.

Some examples below:

Countering disheartening headlines about today’s young generation, the Voices of Youth community proves […]

31 December 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Apply Now: 7th UNAOC Global Forum Youth Event!

The 7th UNAOC Global Forum and the Youth Event: http://apply.unaoc.org/
The UNOAC Global Forum is a major event organized regularly by the UNAOC, bringing together government heads of states and Foreign Ministers, prominent personalities and experts as well as current and potential partners from academia, media, the private sector, youth-led organizations and other civil society organizations. The […]

30 December 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

U.S. Institute of Peace Sudanese and South Sudanese Youth Leaders Program

Application Deadline: 12:00 Noon EST on Friday, January 1, 2016
Please read these instructions before beginning your application. We suggest you refer back to them as you fill out your application.

Program Overview

The Sudanese and South Sudanese Youth Leaders program brings Sudanese and South Sudanese peacebuilders between ages 18 and 35 to Washington, DC to be in residence […]

21 December 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

UNODC’s Civil Society Task Force Youth Survey ahead of UNGASS 2016

In April 2016, the United Nations General Assembly will hold a special session to review the world drug problem and develop a roadmap for action. Youth is a crucial partner in this process.

Get involved in this debate and show your support for #UNGASS2016 by filling out the Civil Society Task Force Youth Survey at http://j.mp/1T3tXJO.
The […]

10 December 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Watch Part 1 – AIESEC Youth Action Summit (9 December 2015)

The AIESEC Youth Action Summit is a three day conference bringing together top young leaders with experts, government, business and thought leaders for a conversation around global issues and the new global agenda. It is a call to action from youth globally to focus on the impact beyond 2015.
Organized by AIESEC & the Office […]

10 December 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Young and Future Generations Day, 3 December 2015

Young and Future Generations Day is a non-stop celebration of youth power and participation at UN climate change conferences. Youth-led side events, workshops and activities take place throughout the day, with a continuous stream of creative actions that prove young people are key players in reaching innovative and ambitious solutions to climate change.

The agenda of […]

2 December 2015|Opportunities for Youth|