Happy New Year from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Peace in 2016 is Ban Ki-moon’s holiday message. #HappyNewYear
Peace in 2016 is Ban Ki-moon’s holiday message. #HappyNewYear to all our followers! pic.twitter.com/h8GCydG7aa
— United Nations (@UN) December 31, 2015

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Youth in China learned about preventing violence against women during #16days campaign.

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 […]

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Youth violence is a global public health problem-WHO

Check out some promising prevention programmes with World Health Organization fact sheet on Youth violence.
Fact sheet N°356

Reviewed October 2015

Key facts

Worldwide some 200 000 homicides occur among youth 10–29 years of age each year, which is […]

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2015 in pictures: a review of some of the year’s major developments

UN News Centre:

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 […]

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December Newsletter

Read the newsletter here http://conta.cc/1JfJUMs!

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End of Year Letter from the Envoy on Youth

As 2015 draws to an end, I would like to take this opportunity to reflect on the progress we have collectively made during 2015 to move the global youth agenda forward, some of the highlights […]

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Press Conference on Youth, Peace and Security

Permanent Representative of Jordan to the United Nations, Dina Kawar

Oscar Fernandez Taranco, Assistant Secretary-General for Peacebuilding Support

Ahmad Alhendawi, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth

Sabah Ismail, youth peace activist from Pakistan


Press Conference following the adoption of […]

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UN-Habitat Congratulates Security Council in Youth Peacebuilding Resolution

Story by UN-Habitat

UN-Habitat has hailed the UN Security Council for passing the resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security saying it was an important paradigm shift.

“UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security […]

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Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) on Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security

Story by UNFPA

The United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution calling on countries to engage young people in building peace and countering violent extremism.

“Today’s generation of youth is the largest the world has ever known,” […]

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Mercy Corps Applauds UN Security Council Adoption of Youth, Peace and Security Resolution

Story by MercyCorps

Historic move underscores the essential role youth play in promoting peace and countering violent extremism

The global organization Mercy Corps commends the United Nations Security Council for adopting a new resolution prioritizing youth and […]

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