Middle-East

“Young people demand HIV services that respond to their needs:” UN Envoy on Youth in Dubai

13 November 2013|Envoy’s news, News for Youth|

UN Youth Envoy in Istanbul, Turkey — speaks at opening ceremony of Bilgi University’s Master in Advanced European and International Studies programme

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

Employment Programme Gives Hope to New Graduates in Jordan

Like many other young students of his age in Jordan, Yousef El Mughrabi, 23, was full of dreams and plans for his future. Living in Ma’an, a southern Jordanian governorate where one in four people live in poverty and one in five is unemployed, Yousef’s dream was a simple one: securing a respectable job that […]

3 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Regional Focus: Partnering with Youth to Build Democratic Societies in the Arab Region

Egypt: Assessing Governance from a Youth Perspective

In Egypt, young men and women drove the 25 January revolution because they have been economically, socially and politically excluded. As the country now moves forward with a new government and Constitution, a DGTTF-backed project will work through an experienced national partner, the Social Contract Center, on youth-focused governance assessments focused […]

1 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Child Marriages: 39,000 Every Day – More than 140 million girls will marry between 2011 and 2020

Joint press release by UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, UN Women, the United Nations Foundation, World Vision, Girls Not Brides, Every Woman Every Child, World YWCA and The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health.

NEW YORK, 7 March 2013 – Between 2011 and 2020, more than 140 million girls will become child brides, according to United Nations […]

1 September 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|

Regional Consultations meeting on the Post-2015 Development Agenda in the Arab States, Amman, Jordan

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

UN Envoy on Youth Takes Part in Regional Conference on Population and Development

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

Raising HIV Awareness among Internally Displaced Young People

As the pressure for better living conditions rises in the camps in the Harad district of Yemen, UNAIDS seeks to raise HIV awareness among displaced youth.

The Harad camps host more than 130,000 people affected by long civil unrest in Yemen. To survive, many people walk the seven kilometers to the boarder of Saudi Arabia, hoping […]

25 August 2013|News for Youth, News Stories|