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

Story Highlights

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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Youth Event Launches the Interim One Stop Youth Centre in Mogadishu

“This program held by UN-Habitat is a very unique program from which we have been able to derive, fun, happiness and many other benefits. We look forward to the many activities to be held at […]

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From peace in the home to peace in the world: make education safe for all via UNRWA

From UNRWA

The annual ’16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign’ led by UN Women concluded in December 2015, but the topic remains relevant all year round. The campaign calls upon activists, governments and United […]

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Young South Sudanese actors and athletes take on violence, HIV

From UNFPA

Adjumani, Uganda – Weeks after violence erupted in in South Sudan, Mike Marchar fled for his life. He found safe haven in the Ayilo Refugee Settlement in northern Uganda, but lost track of his […]

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