ILO, LUKOIL extend partnership on youth employment


“We have the unique opportunity to partner in order to scale-up action on youth employment and tackle this crisis head on,” said ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

MOSCOW (ILO News) – Director-General of the International Labour […]

My Voice-My School: Bringing Children From Ein El Hilweh and Sweden Together


Today, Rama, a Palestine refugee from Syria, and her classmates from Palestine Martyrs School in Ein El Hilweh, Lebanon, met with children from Sweden’s Helsingborg International School as part of the UNRWA My Voice-My […]

Young people call for education, health care, rights – and politicians are listening


MONROVIA, Liberia – Life is not often easy for Liberia’s young people. It has been 14 years since the end of a brutal civil war, but in many ways communities are still reeling. Poverty […]

Second Meeting held on Implementation of Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action

Almost forty representatives from humanitarian partners, including Governments, NGOs, youth organizations, private sector and UN agencies, met last week in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss and work towards advancing the implementation of the Compact for Young […]

ILO online learning programme introduces Syrian refugees to their workplace rights in Jordan

AMMAN, JORDAN (ILO News) The ILO has launched an e-learning programme for Syrian refugees in Jordan that explains their rights and responsibilities under the country’s labour law.

The online programme is part of on-going efforts by […]

End the Taboo: Importance of Sexuality Education in Nepal यौनिकतालाई बर्जित विषयका रुपमा लिइने प्रचलनको अन्त्यका लागि नेपालमा यौनिकता सम्बन्धी शिक्षाको महत्व


Providing young people across Nepal with the education they need is key to healthy decision-making. Research shows that as they grow up, young people face important decisions about relationships, sexuality, and sexual behavior. Experts […]

Through its Job Creation Programme, UNRWA Gives Hope to Palestine Refugee Youth


Norhan Abu Sharekh, a Palestine refugee, lives with her six-member family in Gaza City. After completing her university studies in Business Administration, she received a six-month placement as a human resources assistant with the […]

Syrian Swimmer Yusra Mardini appointed UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador



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 […]

On ‘Girls in ICT Day,’ UN agencies encourage girls, women to seek technology careers

Via UN News Centre

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 […]

UNICEF Advocate Ishmael Beah helps give a voice to young people affected by the conflict in Syria



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 […]