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UNESCO Director-General Welcomes Historic UN Security Council Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security

On 10 December, the UNESCO Director-General welcomed the United Nations Security Council Resolution on Youth, Peace and Security. Sponsored by Jordan, Resolution 2250 underlines the vital role of young women and men in building peace and countering the rise of violent extremism.
“I applaud the vision that has guided Jordan in focusing the UN Security […]

11 December 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Photo Albums from 9th UNESCO Youth Forum

Check out all the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum photos and videos on the links below :

Pictures Before the Youth Forum (25/10/15)

Pictures DAY 1 (26/10/15)

Pictures DAY 2 (27/10/15)

Pictures DAY 3 (28/10/15)

 

http://en.unesco.org/9th-unesco-youth-forum/gallery

 

18 November 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Video: 9th UNESCO Youth Forum – Day 2 Highlights

Highlights of the second day of the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum which is organized from 26 to 28 October 2015 at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris (France).

28 October 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Climate and sustainable development at the top of agenda at 9th UNESCO Youth Forum

On Monday 26 October 2015, the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum opened at the Organization’s Paris Headquarters, with the participation of hundreds of young women and men coming from all regions of the world.
Before the Opening Session itself, the Director-General of UNESCO, in the presence of H.E. Mr Hao Ping, President of the 37th General […]

26 October 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova at Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

On 21 August, UNESCO Director-General, Irina Bokova, participated in the opening session of the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security, hosted by the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, under the Patronage of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, moderated by Mr Ahmad Alhendawi, Secretary General Envoy on Youth.

The Director-General highlighted the […]

24 August 2015|Blog, News for Youth, News Stories|

Video Competition: Film the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris

Call for proposals for young videographers and youth-led video-production companies in professional video-production:

Deadline: 31 August 2015, 12 a.m., CET

Are you a creative mind, just beginning your career in professional video-production?

Are you interested in climate change, sustainable development and global citizenship?

UNESCO is looking for young videographers to come and film the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum in […]

21 August 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

RECAP: Twitter Chat with the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi for #YouthDay

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12 August 2015|Envoy’s news|

How can you(th) participate in the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris from 26 to 28 October 2015?

For its 9th edition, UNESCO is working to make its Youth Forum even more inclusive, diverse and representative of youth around the world. UNESCO wishes to involve motivated and dynamic young women and men who would like to have their voices heard on the Forum’s themes selected by themselves.

The Forum’s participants should be between 18 […]

24 July 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Save the Date: World Youth Skills Day – 15 July 2015

On Wednesday 15 July 2015, join the Permanent Missions of Portugal and Sri Lanka, UNESCO, ILO, and the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, for a special event on: Youth Skills in the Post 2015 Development Agenda.

This special event will be hosted in Conference Room 5 of the United Nations Headquarters in New York, […]

7 July 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

In Paris, the Youth Envoy calls for effective partnership with youth to counter violent extremism

On 16 June, 2015, the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, spoke at the International Conference on “Youth and the Internet: Fighting Radicalization and Extremism,” held at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France.

In his remarks, the UN Youth Envoy stressed that “today’s young people live with the growing threat of violence and armed conflict,” […]

21 June 2015|Envoy’s news|