UNITED NATIONS, New York – Violence against women and girls is one of the world’s most pervasive human rights abuses. But a global chorus of voices is calling for change.
Today is the start of an international […]
Today the global campaign Not Too Young To Run was launched at the first United Nations Forum on Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law taking place at United Nations Geneva.
The campaign, launched by […]
GENEVA (ILO News) – A new ILO Resource Guide on Promoting Decent Work Opportunities for Roma Youth in Central and Eastern Europe brings together good practices aimed at combating widespread institutional and labour market discrimination, as well […]
UNICEF Convenes Local Change-Makers for “Activate Talk” on Sustainability and Responsible Consumption
On November 7, UNICEF Headquarters in New York opened its doors to the young public of the greater New York metro area for an “activate talk” on becoming more sustainable. The event, entitled From Trashing […]
Amid Refugee Crisis, Students in Europe, USA, Syria, Lebanon and Gaza Build Solidarity Beyond Borders
This autumn, Palestine refugee students in five schools in Syria, Gaza and Lebanon will be paired to explore and advocate for the UN Sustainable Development Goal 4 ‘Quality education’ with their peers in Germany, the […]
The annual United Nations Department of Public Information’s NGO Youth-Led Briefing brought hundreds of youth, from all over the world, to the UN Headquarters in New York to discuss Sustainable Development Goals 1, 4 and […]
Rwanda – The International Organization for Migration is stepping up efforts to lessen community vulnerability to climate-related threats in Ngororero District, Rwanda, by enhancing community resilience to natural disasters and climate-related threats.
As part of a project: […]
Young women and adolescent girls are disproportionately affected by HIV—in 2015, 75% of new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa were among adolescent girls aged 10–19 years. There is still an urgent need to promote prevention […]
To celebrate UN Staff Day on 25 October, the UN Regional Information Centre (UNRIC) in Brussels organized for its staff and the UN family in Brussels an interactive talk with two top professional athletes in martial […]
For the first time, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) is organizing a Forum on the role of youth in public decision-making. The Forum will take place on November 21-22, 2016 […]