European and Palestine Refugee Students in Syria Connect via Skype to Advocate for Education


On 25 January in London and 27 January in Brussels, the #MyVoiceMySchool project will connect European students with Palestine refugee students to discuss the importance of education in their lives. The calls are taking place a few days ahead of the ’Supporting Syria and the Region, London 2016’ conference on 4 February. The #MyVoiceMySchool […]

27 January 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

Empowering Youth through Volunteerism

4 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

UN Establishes Trust Fund to Support Youth Volunteerism

3 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

High-Level Meeting: Energy and the Post-2015 Development Agenda

On the 9 April 2013, in Oslo, Norway, the UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth delivered an opening remark  to the High Level Meeting on Energy and the Post 2015 Development Agenda. In his address Mr Alhendawi called for a needed shift to low-carbon and more sustainable solutions. This shift will lead to sustainability and create […]

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

UN Envoy on Youth Addresses “Building Tomorrow’s Europe: European Conference” on Youth Work and Youth Policy

2 September 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

UN Envoy on Youth Joins Launch of the Global Innovation Index

31 August 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

First generation of UNV Interns from Germany

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina: After young people from Italy, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and other countries have gone all over the world to serve as UNV Interns, we – the first generation of German UNV Interns – deployed to our countries of service in 2013.

I am one of the 15 pleased young volunteers who were selected […]

31 August 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Europe: What Youth are Doing for the Environment

Californian worms, Macedonia

The production of healthy food requires great amount of organic fertilizer,which with the current development of the stock-breeding and the needs for vegetal production’s impossible to supply. On the other hand,faced with the enormous amount of organic waste(for example the tree leaves,which desolve in the parks)we asked ourselves ”can these potencial polluters of […]

29 August 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

UN is ready to meaningfully engage young people

27 August 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

8th UNESCO Youth Forum Online Discussions

Ahead of this year’s 8th UNESCO Youth Forum to be held in Paris, France from 29-31 October 2013, all young people throughout the world can participate in the pre-Forum discussions online from 21 August 2013.
By taking part in the online discussion community, young men and women will be able to shape the way in which UNESCO’s […]

23 August 2013|Opportunities for Youth|