“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 […]
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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YouthStart Global is a global programme funded by UN Capital Development Fund and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
Rwanda’s economy has experienced fast and sustained growth at an average […]
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.
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From UN WOMEN Asia Pacific: Chinese Students learn to use social media to prevent Gender-Based Violence.
Beijing, China – Fifty peer educators from the Beijing Royal School (BRS) in China joined a training on “Using Social Media […]
Check out some promising prevention programmes with World Health Organization fact sheet on Youth violence.
Fact sheet N°356
Reviewed October 2015
Worldwide some 200 000 homicides occur among youth 10–29 years of age each year, which is […]
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Looking back at the year 2015, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon summed it up in two words: “breakthrough and horror.”
On the positive side, as the UN turned 70 it took landmark steps toward […]