Opportunities for Youth

The Latest Youth Related Videos from the UN and Youth

The Ocean Conference: Registration Open

The Ocean Conference and its preparatory meeting will be open to a broad range of stakeholders including non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions, the scientific community, the private sector, philanthropic organizations and other actors.

Click here to read a letter from the President of the General Assembly to representatives of non-governmental and civil society organizations […]

11 January 2017|Opportunities for Youth|

Youth Champions Initiative

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Public Health Institute have partnered to launch a second cohort of the Youth Champions Initiative – an exciting initiative to advance innovation and quality in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights globally. The Youth Champions Initiative (YCI) invests […]

16 December 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Global Survey on Youth, Peace and Security

The United Network of Young Peacebuilders and Search for Common Ground, on behalf of the inter-agency Working Group on Youth and Peacebuilding, are looking for your help!
We want to map youth organisations and initiatives building peace and preventing violence, to identify what they are doing, what impact they have made and their needs and goals […]

25 November 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Call to Civil Society Organizations to Apply for Funding

The United Nations Democracy Fund invites civil society organizations to apply for project funding. Project proposals may be submitted on-line between 18 November 2016 and 18 December 2016 at www.un.org/democracyfund. You can find guidelines, FAQs and lessons learned for applicants here.

 UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage […]

21 November 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

Poster Contest for Youth, Peace and Security Consultation and Dialogue

With the strong focus on youth, we are looking for submissions to be used at the Youth, Peace and Security in the Arab States Region Consultation and Dialogue in Amman, Jordan. The posters must highlight the work of youth peacebuilders working in the Arab States in a creative and visual way. The posters will be […]

14 November 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

World Heritage Volunteers 2017 – Call for Projects

Over the past nine years, the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Initiative has grown tremendously due to increasing interest and appreciation for World Heritage protection, preservation and promotion of World Heritage sites. Celebrating 10 years of the initiative, UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre is pleased to announce the Call for Projects for the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Campaign 2017.
Join the […]

7 November 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

[CLOSED] CALL for Applications: Arab States Regional Workshop on Peacebuilding

(Click here for Arabic version)
Are you between 15 and 35 years old and from the Arab Region?
Are you engaged in activities to build peace and reduce violence in your community or country? Have you been dedicated to conflict resolution or mediation at a regional, national or local level and are seeking to exchange experiences with peers […]

20 October 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

WFUNA Youth Seminar: Kuala Lumpur

The World Federation of United Nations Association (WFUNA), in partnership with the United Nations Association of Malaysia, will host its 5th Youth Seminar in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from the 30th November-3rd December, 2016. As with previous editions, the Youth Seminar will bring together members of the WFUNA Youth Network, namely United Nations Associations and United Nations Youth Associations from around the world to:

Build the organizational and individual […]

17 October 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

#URBANHACK: An Urban Art Hack

What’s the big deal about urbanization?

Everyone knows why we should care about climate change.  But do you know why you should care about urbanization?  By 2050 it is estimated that two thirds of the world will live in cities, and already urban areas are responsible for as much as 80% of energy consumption and 70% […]

30 September 2016|Opportunities for Youth|

UN Global Compact and PRME Announce Student Engagement Platform to Support the SDGs

New York  — The Principles for Responsible Management Education (PRME), an initiative of the UN Global Compact, has announced the development of a new digital platform to engage business students to support the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The announcement was made during the annual United Nations Private Sector Forum, a high-level event of top business executives, world leaders, […]

21 September 2016|Opportunities for Youth|