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Participate in the Online Consultation: Youth – feeding the future

From FAO

Participate in the online consultation ahead of the international expert meeting “Youth – feeding the future. Addressing the challenges faced by rural youth aged 15 to 17 in preparing for and accessing decent work!”
Open until 15 May 2016.

Rural youth are the future of food security and rural poverty reduction. They are also the present […]

2 May 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Join 66th UN DPI/NGO Conference: “Education for Global Citizenship: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Together”

Gyeongju, Republic of Korea
30 May – 01 June, 2016

Learn more: http://outreach.un.org/ngorelations/conference/

The 66th United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI)/Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Conference will be held in the City of Gyeongju, Republic of Korea from 30 May to 1 June 2016. The Conference title is “Education for Global Citizenship: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals Together.” […]

22 April 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Register for Fishackathon 2016 – Rome, Italy

From FAO and Fishackathon

 FAO will be hosting the first Rome venue for Fishackathon 2016 during the Earth Day weekend of 22-24 April at the FAO Headquarters
“This is the first time this event is being held at the United Nations. We believe it is fitting that FAO, with its long commitment to supporting member countries in implementing […]

11 April 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival 2016: Call for Entries Now Open


PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival is a joint initiative of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) that invites the world’s youth to submit original and creative videos focusing on the themes of migration, diversity and social inclusion. By supporting the distribution of youth-produced media, PLURAL+ recognizes youth […]

1 April 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

UNCTAD14 Youth Forum “Shaping the World We Want”


September 2015 was a big month in New York, as the world leaders adopted the 2030 Agenda for sustainable development: a new program setting goals to be implemented over the next 15 years for a better world.

From 17 to 22 July 2016, world leaders from the public and private sectors, academia and NGOs will […]

1 April 2016|Opportunities for 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|