“Enough pain” – A Syrian refugee girl pleads for dignity | UNICEF

“Enough… enough pain.” 15-year-old Syrian refugee Shaimae is crossing the Serbian border into Croatia with her mother and sisters. They are heading to Germany in the hopes of starting a new life. With a tear-filled […]

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#YouthForum Social Media Highlights from 9th UNESCO Youth Forum

Bringing together over 500 young women and men from all over the world, the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum – Young Global Citizens for a Sustainable Planet – started Monday October 26th in Paris, France and will continue […]

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One Future, #ZeroHunger

#ZeroHunger is a goal to achieve together. World leaders have set an ambitious Global Goal of zero hunger by 2030. Reaching it will save countless lives and build brighter futures for us all. Join the […]

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#UNAfricaWeek: High-Level Event on Youth

As part of Africa Week 2015 at United Nations Headquarters in New York, a High-Level Event on Youth brought together youth advocates and senior policymakers to discuss and debate the forthcoming  “African Continental Framework on […]

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ILO Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015 Briefing

Launching the report “Global Employment Trends for Youth: Scaling up investment in decent jobs for youth”, a briefing was co-organized Wed., 14 of October, by the Permanent Missions of Morocco and Spain and the International […]

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Young women bridge the digital gender gap in Central America

Nearly 3,000 girls and young women across Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic are using technology and innovative strategies to achieve gender equality in male-dominated fields.

“As women we can be whatever we want. I am […]

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African Continental Framework on Youth Development: Mainstream into Agenda 2063

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, will address the African Continental Framework on Youth Development: Mainstream into Agenda 2063 event on October 14 during 2015 Africa Week in New York.

This high-level event will […]

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“Youth unemployment: Let’s stop the blame game,” Envoy on Youth at Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, addressed the Global Youth Economic Opportunities Summit on Wednesday, October 7th, and called on those present to stop the blame game of youth unemployment. The Global Youth […]

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ILO: Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015 | Video

Highlights of the Youth Employment Trends
The global youth unemployment rate has dropped to 73.3 million in 2014, 3.3 million less than the crisis peak in 2009. Good news but still a long way to go […]

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Global youth: ‘We feed the planet’

 More than 2,500 youth from 120 countries took part in a variety of engaging lectures, workshops and public events from October 3 to 6.

Young farmers, food producers and food professionals from all over the world […]

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