To mark International #YouthDay, every day during the month of August, we are featuring a young person actively driving change in their community!
Dates: 1 – 31 August 2015
The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has stated: “Young […]
During the month of August, join us as we celebrate International Youth Day!
August 12 is International Youth Day, with the theme of Youth Civic Engagement.
We have a series of events, conversations, online mobilizations and celebrations around […]
Last Friday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon welcomed the 70 winners of the United Nations-sponsored Many Languages, One World contest who wrote “inspired” essays in languages not their own about a new sustainable development path that will lead […]
On his last stop in a multi-country mission in the East Africa region, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, attended the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) co-hosted by the Governments of the United States […]
A new momentum for stronger partnership with and for youth in Rwanda, highlights from the UN Youth Envoy visit to Rwanda
Last week, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, visited Rwanda in a joint mission with the UN-Habitat youth team, on a three-day mission that included meetings with high-level Government officials, the UN […]
By Dr Rachele Tardi, Light for the World Representative to the UN.
World Youth Skills Day was established last November by the United Nations and is being celebrated for the first time on July 15, 2015. […]
by Dr. Bill Hunter
To succeed in today’s global workforce, youth must have a wide variety of competencies, some of which are dependent on their career path. In addition to functional job skills, which vary from […]
UN Financing For Development Conference in Addis Ababa opens with call for ‘reboot’ of development finance
At a critical moment in what the United Nations has dubbed “a year for global action,” the Third International Conference on Financing for Development kicked off today in the Ethiopian capital with calls to ensure the […]