Emergency jobs sow long-term livelihoods for youth in Jordan

“I had a dream since I was 10 years old to open my own sewing shop one day. I’ve always considered myself as an artist in sewing, but I never knew how to pursue my […]

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Working poverty remains main concern for young people in Sub-Saharan Africa, says ILO

Two in three young workers in Sub-Saharan Africa are living on less than US$2 a day, says Sara Elder, Chief Technical Advisor of the ILO’s Work4Youth project. While attending The MasterCard Foundation’s first “Young Africa […]

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Final Report of the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security!

Checkout the Final Report of the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security! Here or click photo below:  http://ow.ly/UxfVX 

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UNRWA Rehabilitation centre for the visually impaired launches pilot karate training for students – building self-confidence through sport

In August 2015, for the first time the UNRWA Rehabilitation Centre for the Visually Impaired (RCVI), in partnership with the al-Mashtal sports club in Gaza city, launched a pilot karate training for eight visually impaired […]

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Winners of Global Challenges Youth Music Contest #GYMC15 Announced

Youth using Music for successful UN Climate Change Conference – COP21

“Three awards, three continents”
GYMC15 Online Voting Award Winner:
“Sahabat Alam” (Friends of Nature) – Adeline Suwana, Sahabat Alam, Indonesia, Link to the video: wshe.es/jSmGtCet

GYMC15 Jury […]

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Y-peer Moldova brings sexual health education to vulnerable youth

CHISINAU, the Republic of Moldova – “It is not easy at all for me to live alone,” Tudor told UNFPA. He has been living by himself since he was 13 years old, when the last […]

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Recommendations from the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum presented at the General Conference

Young participants from the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum have been hard at work at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, presenting the final recommended actions from the Forum.

The recommendations were presented at the Plenary Session of […]

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Palestinian youth from Gaza and the west bank gain new media and information literacy skills

For the Palestinian members of Networks of Mediterranean Youth (NET-MED Youth), the month of November started with a training workshop on Media and Information Literacy (MIL). The workshop, which was held on November 2-4, 2015 […]

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Pacific Community and Envoy on Youth turn the tide on Pacific youth outlook

The Pacific Community’s 9th Conference on the Pacific island of Niue brought together ministers from over twenty countries, development partners, and youth representatives, and its High-Level Dialogue on “Nurturing a resilient generation and future Pacific leaders” […]

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Pacific youth on island of Niue joined by UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth!

Travelling to the Pacific island “Niue”, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, encouraged Pacific youth to take action supporting and implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and tackling Climate Change.

Joining […]

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