ECOSOC Youth Forum: UNRWA Partners with UNICEF, UNFPA and ITC to discuss youth issues in the MENA region

From UNRWA

At the United Nations ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York this week, Hashem Abushama, a 21-year-old Palestine refugee student, was invited to share his experiences growing up in Arroub refugee camp near Hebron in […]

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Urban Youth Take Action to Implement the 2030 Agenda

From UN Habitat

Hundreds of young people gathered at United Nations Headquarters in New York City for the 5th Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum on February 1-2. The goal of this year’s Forum was […]

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Closing 2016 Youth Forum, ECOSOC President says young people key to new sustainability agenda

From UN News Centre

Marking the end of the two-day United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, the President of the 54-member body told hundreds of youth leaders that the event exceeded high expectations […]

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At opening of Youth Forum, UN launches new initiative to tackle employment crisis

From UN News Centre

As more than 800 young leaders gather in New York for the annual United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, UN officials today launched a new initiative to tackle youth […]

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2016 ECOSOC Youth Forum: Youth Taking Action to Implement the 2030 Agenda

The 5th UNECOSOC Youth Forum takes place 1-2 Feb. Raise your voice & learn more below:
– Youth Taking Action to Implement the 2030 Agenda –
What is the ECOSOC Youth Forum?
The forum will discuss ways […]

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KAICIID, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Cooperation to Promote Social Cohesion in Arab Region

From UNDP

 

Vienna, Austria – The Vienna-based International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will cooperate to promote intercommunal peace, particularly in communities hosting large numbers of refugees, and to address vulnerabilities […]

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European and Palestine Refugee Students in Syria Connect via Skype to Advocate for Education

From UNRWA

On 25 January in London and 27 January in Brussels, the #MyVoiceMySchool project will connect European students with Palestine refugee students to discuss the importance of education in their lives. The calls are taking […]

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Tech Meets Agriculture at #Hack4Ag in Uganda

From The World Bank

Kampala, Uganda— Cellphone usage is expanding in Sub-Saharan Africa, and paving the way for information and communication technologies (ICT) to modernize and boost productivity in the region’s agricultural sector.   Apps like Kilimo […]

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Empower Women: Fostering a new, empowered generation

From UN Women

Youth around the world work on projects to help women in their communities achieve their full potential.
Growing up in Cairo, Nora Hamdy, 21, saw domestic violence all around her. She recalls seeing men […]

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New Rural School Building Spurs Interest in Education in Bamyan Province

From the World Bank

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A new school building with proper facilities in Bamyan Province is providing not only shelter to students but also motivation to parents to enroll their children in school.

The school was built […]

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