Africa

SAIIA participants represent South African youth at World Humanitarian Summit

SAIIA-Six young people from SAIIA’s youth programmes ensured that the voice of South African youth was heard in regional negotiations for the upcoming World Humanitarian Summit, which will set the agenda for global humanitarian action.

“The voice of the youth is seldom included in higher level negotiations. This is largely due to the fact that the […]

12 November 2014|News for Youth, News Stories|

No ‘back to school’ for millions of children affected by conflict, crisis – UN

(UN News Centre) 8 September 2014 – Almost 30 million children are out of school in emergency or conflict affected countries following the targeting of schools and the displacement of millions of children forced from their homes and studies, the United Nations Children’s Fund said today.

“For children living through emergencies, education is a life line,” […]

10 September 2014|News Stories|

Successful initiatives to curb youth unemployment in Africa

21 May 2014|News for Youth|

Africa’s Youth Employment Challenge Addressed by New UN Report

31 January 2014|News for Youth, News Stories|

Entrepreneurship, job creation, can reduce poverty, boost sustained growth in Africa, says UN chief

25 November 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Envoy on Youth signs joint statement on cooperation on youth issues with the African Union

19 October 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth begins official visit to Kenya and Ethiopia, meets with senior UN officials

15 October 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

UN Country Team in South Africa to establish youth advisory board

3 October 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

Livestream: One Young World Summit — Johannesburg, South Africa, starting today

2 October 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Young People to Lead a New Wave of Community Mobilization and Political Advocacy against AIDS – CrowdOutAids Strategy

4 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|