Teenager who competed in Rio Olympics joins at a time of unprecedented crisis with 65 million people displaced worldwide.
GENEVA – Olympic swimmer Yusra Mardini, a Syrian who fled across the Mediterranean, was today appointed […]
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27 April 2017 – United Nations agencies today introduced thousands of girls and women to careers in coding and robotics as part of its annual ‘International Girls in ICT Day’ celebrations around […]
AMMAN, 27 April 2017 – Ishmael Beah, author, former child soldier and UNICEF Advocate for Children Affected by War, wrapped up a three-day visit to Jordan today to help amplify the voices of vulnerable […]
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Young people from around the world today joined United Nations staff and international dignitaries in Changsha, China, to show support for protecting and preserving the cultural heritage along the Silk Route.
The future of […]
The ILO Kazi Nje Nje BDS apprenticeship programme for young people created 51,489 new businesses and 28,834 jobs in sectors including retail, services, manufacturing and agriculture.
PEMBA, Tanzania (ILO News) – Twenty-four-year-old tailor, Nuru Nassor, […]
LUSAKA, Zambia – “I have seen girls become pregnant, become victims of violence and become HIV-positive, and I don’t want to become one of those girls,” said 13-year-old Lydia Mwelwa, a student at Kabulonga […]
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Through “Youth for the SDGs” UNV is training and empowering young people in five countries in Latin America, enabling them to participate and engage in discussions and exchange experiences about the SDGs in […]
Across the African continent, gender-based violence, unintended pregnancy and HIV continue to be serious issues that are preventing young people from achieving their full potential. These issues are interconnected, with many of the same […]
Five student teams from Australia, China, France, Nigeria and the United Kingdom will compete in the final round of the fifth edition of Airbus’ Fly Your Ideas global challenge, organised in partnership with UNESCO. […]