Africa

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|

UNDP Supports Young Ethiopians to Move From Unemployment to Entrepreneurship

3 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

UN-Habitat trains East African youth on energy efficiency

Some 30 young people drawn from Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda gathered in Karen, Nairobi, last week for a training organized by UN-Habitat called ‘Hands-on training course on Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Technologies for Youth Empowerment’.

The training, running from 8 to 12 July 2013 was held by UN-Habitat in conjunction with the Climate Action Programme […]

3 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Africa: What Youth are doing for the Environment

Algerian Muslim Scouts * Elmanar *, Algeria

Project works to strengthen the spirit of environmental citizenship among students while working to give the successful models in environmental clubs in schools in order to disseminate in all schools of Algeria.

Plastics for pillows and teaching tools, Cameroon

Plastics littering has been reduced in or nearby our campus through the […]

3 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

UNV at TICAD: Strengthening youth volunteering in Africa

Yokohama, Japan: Youth development is one of the most important issues on the global agenda for peace and sustainable development. About 65 per cent of the total population of Africa is below the age of 35, and over 35 per cent is between 15 and 35.

Volunteerism offers valuable opportunities for youth to engage and contribute to […]

2 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Theatre for Social Development presents gender violence in Zanzibar

by Joke Lannoye

Zanzibar, Tanzania: As a UN Volunteer working with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Zanzibar, I am involved in activities on sexual and reproductive health, working closely with government institutions. Looking for new innovative methods to raise the awareness of young people is one of the things I have been working on during […]

2 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|