Entrepreneurship

YouthMobile training-of-trainers initiative launched in Namibia

From UNESCO

The UNESCO Windhoek Office launched a ten-day training-of-trainers (ToT) in mobile application development, in partnership with the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service (MSYNS) and Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) through its division, the Namibia Business Innovation Institute (NBII). The training is organised within the framework of the UNESCO YouthMobile initiative […]

13 April 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

Pakistani Youth See Opportunity in Digital Economy

From World Bank

More than 400 students today packed the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) auditorium in Karachi. They were eager to interact with Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group and discuss social innovation, entrepreneurship and inclusive growth in Pakistan.

This is an important theme for Pakistan and one particularly relevant to the country’s young […]

10 February 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

Livestream of “Innovative Solutions: Youth Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development”

Join us on Twitter using #Youth4SDGs and watch our event, “Innovative Solutions: Youth Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development” online here!

29 September 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

UN Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi visits India this week

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Envoy on Youth began his visit to India  focusing on highlighting future youth strategies to implement the Sustainable Development Goals and will hold talks with senior political leadership and youth and civil society groups. Ahmad Alhendawi leads a mission to India, which has the world’s largest number of young people, till […]

26 August 2015|Envoy’s news|

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards reaches Inno Way

UN-Habitat Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards has walked  into Inno Way in Zhongguancun, China’s silicon valley, to promote the Chinese version of the submission entry of the Awards and conduct a two-day exchange with many innovators and entrepreneurs.

As required by Chinese young innovators and entrepreneurs, UN-Habitat Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards launched the Chinese version […]

24 August 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

One-stop job centre makes it easier for workers and employers to connect

ILO – Rama Sagama had been unemployed for three years in Tabata, a fast growing high-density suburb in Tanzania’s largest city of Dar es Salaam. The trek of about 10 kilometres to get to the Tanzania Employment Services Agency (TaESA) offices in the city centre made it even more difficult for him to find work. […]

13 November 2014|News Stories|

Entrepreneurship Provides an Answer to Youth Unemployment in South Africa

16 September 2014 – Meet 34-year-old Julius Sematla from Mentz village, Limpopo province. Five years ago, he was staying with his parents and jobless. Out of desperation, he bought a few packets of candy to resell, just to get a bit of pocket money. After realizing that he could sell the candy quickly, he thought […]

29 September 2014|News Stories|

Crowdsourcing initiative on youth in the post-2015 development agenda launched today

18 February 2014|News for Youth, News Stories|

Interested in Entrepreneurship? Join the Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition

11 February 2014|Opportunities for Youth|

UN invests in Myanmar’s IT engineers and young entrepreneurs

30 January 2014|News for Youth, News Stories|