New skills and jobs for Gaza fishers

From ILO

An ILO training initiative gives a group of unemployed men from fishing families in the Gaza Strip a chance to learn new skills and increase their chances of employment in Gaza’s sea fishing sector, […]

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Switched On: Youth at the Heart of Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific

From ESCAP

 

The Regional Coordination Mechanism – United Nations Development Group Asia-Pacific Thematic Working Group on Youth, co-chaired by ESCAP and ILO, has produced this report for three main reasons. First and foremost to raise awareness […]

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World Bank: Learning to code vs. coding to learn

Check out this great story by the World Bank on Medium.com about learning to code:

Learning to code vs. coding to learn

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UN-Habitat’s One-Stop Youth Centre in Rwanda inspires Somalian delegation

From UN-Habitat

UN-Habitat supported a Somalian delegation on a learning tour to the Kimisagara One-Stop Youth Centre in Kigali, Rwanda, as part of its work with the Federal Government of Somalia and the UN Joint Programme […]

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Using Minecraft 4 Youth Participation in Urban Design & Governance

From UN-Habitat

 

UN-Habitat believes that ICT can be a catalyst to improve governance in towns and cities and help increase levels of participation, efficiency and accountability in public urban policies, provided that the tools are appropriately […]

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Men, boys and AIDS: reframing the conversation

From UNAIDS

 

If the Fast-Track approach to end the AIDS epidemic is to be successful, the rights, roles and responsibilities of men in the AIDS response need to be placed firmly on the global agenda.

It […]

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Raising HIV awareness among indigenous young people in Panama

Israel is an indigenous community leader living in Veracruz, Panama City. He was diagnosed with HIV 7 years ago, when he was 24. At that time, Israel had no knowledge of HIV. “I thought I […]

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1st Social Innovation Hub in Egypt focused on women entrepreneurs opens its doors

Social Innovation Hub launch in presence of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and UNDP Country Director

From left to right: Mr. Satya Nadella; Microsoft CEO and Ignacio Artaza; UNDP Country Director at the launch of the first […]

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Unlocking the potential of youth – UNDP in Sri Lanka

In this blog series, UNDP experts and practitioners share their experiences and views on innovation in development practice.

By Fadhil Bakeer Markar, Communications Team Lead and Youth Focal Point, UNDP Sri Lanka

“Children and youth deserve a […]

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“Impact Hiring: How Data Will Transform Youth Employment” via Rockefeller Foundation

via Youth Economic Opportunities

 

Youth unemployment in the United States is an intractable problem, especially for the vulnerable segment of “opportunity youth”: young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who are neither in school […]

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