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Youth employment needed, “to pull out the roots of extremism”: World Bank Group President Jim Young Kim

From World Bank

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim emphasized the importance of youth employment to sustainable development and combating violent extremism in his speech, “Development in a Time of Global Interdependence,” delivered at an event in Berlin, Germany.  Read his full remarks here. 

Excerpt from Kim’s speech:

But most worrying for us is the slow recovery in employment in almost […]

8 April 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

German-funded DAFI scholarships give young refugees hope and an education

UNHCR

Shehab, a 22-year-old Syrian student, poses proudly in front of a statue of Kemal Ataturk, the founder of modern Turkey, at the entrance to Haceteppe University in Ankara.

A refugee from the city of Aleppo, he is in the second year of a health sciences degree course and is the recipient of a German-funded DAFI scholarship.

The […]

8 April 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

Well-attended side event on International Youth Voices on Post-2015

26 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Empowering Youth through Volunteerism

4 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

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|

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|