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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Giving women choices: Family planning options increase in rural Ethiopia via UNFPA

“My heart is with him,” said Netsanet*, speaking of her husband, who has moved away to a distant town, leaving her and their son behind in a rural village in northern Ethiopia. She stayed in their […]

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UN Capital Development Fund offers strategies/tips to increase youth financial inclusion

From UNCDF

 

The new paper ‘Recommended Practices and Lessons Learned in Providing Financial and Non-financial Services to Youth’ distills best practices of implementation and management of youth financial and non-financial services generated over the four-year programme […]

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Youth economic opportunity ecosystem analysis Rwanda via UNCDF

Check out YouthStart report here http://bit.ly/1Z33ZaK 

YouthStart Global is a global programme funded by UN Capital Development Fund and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)

 

Executive Summary: 

Rwanda’s economy has experienced fast and sustained growth at an average […]

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“A special focus on youth” – UNDP achievements in Egypt

From UNDP

For over five decades UNDP has been supporting the Egyptian government and people in striving towards sustainable development, providing expert advice at the policy level as well as grassroots interventions on the ground. 

Quote from […]

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