Sexuality education offers life-saving lessons to Zambia’s young people

Via UNFPA

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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Youth for the SDGs enables youth participation in sustainability in Latin America

Via UN Volunteers

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 […]

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Exploring opportunities to build youth capacity

Via UN Volunteers

 

Mr Toily Kurbanov, Deputy Executive Coordinator of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, will visit Syria, Lebanon and Jordan from 17 to 23 April.

Damascus, Syria. / Mr Kurbanov will meet with United Nations […]

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How to stop School-Related Gender-Based Violence

From UNESCO
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 […]

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Meet the finalists of the “Fly Your Ideas 2017” student competition

From UNESCO
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. […]

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Iraq: UN agency ramps up emergency medical care to women and girls affected by conflict

Via UN News

10 April 2017 – The United Nations population agency, with financial support from the European Union (EU), has increased its humanitarian response in Iraq to meet the urgent needs of women and […]

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Malala Yousafzai designated youngest-ever UN Messenger of Peace

Via UN News

 

10 April 2017 – United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today designated children’s rights activist and Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on girls’ education.

“You have […]

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UN Secretary-General to designate Malala Yousafzai as Messenger of Peace

On 10 April 2017, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres will designate Malala Yousafzai, global advocate for girls’ education and the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize laureate, as a UN Messenger of Peace with a special focus on […]

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‘Meet the teenagers in Brazil’s urban centres who are taking charge of their future’ – UNICEF

Via UNICEF

SÃO PAULO, Brazil, 22 March 2017 – In Brazil, more than 84 per cent of the population lives in urban areas. In many of these areas, children and adolescents are yet to be […]

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‘The Future of Work We Want: A Global Dialogue’ – ILO

Via ILO

 

Around the world, profound changes in the nature of work are underway. This dialogue presents an important step to gain greater understanding of the changes we are witnessing and to develop effective policy responses […]

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