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Work on promotion of culture & artistic creation? Apply for the International Fund for the Promotion of Culture grant

Are you a young artist or creator? An NGO or a non-profit private or public body, whose activities contribute to the promotion of culture and artistic creation?

If your project is compliant with the criteria indicated in the Operational Guidelines of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) International Fund for the Promotion of […]

14 April 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Register Now! UNESCO’s Online Media and Information Literacy Course for Youth

Are you between 15 and 25? Are you interested in media and information literacy (MIL)? Do you wish to become a critical citizen and agent of change? 

Register now for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) free online course on media and information literacy (MIL), in partnership with Athabasca University and in cooperation with the UNESCO-UNAOC University Network on Media […]

10 April 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Education for All 2000-2015: Only a third of countries reached global education goals

Just one third of countries have achieved all of the measurable Education for All (EFA) goals set in 2000.

Only half of all countries have achieved the most watched goal of universal primary enrolment. An extra $22 billion a year is needed on top of already ambitious government contributions in order to ensure we achieve […]

9 April 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

How can youth contribute to the implementation of Morocco’s National Youth Strategy?

UNESCO’s workshop in Rabat, Morocco, on 27 and 28 February 2015.
For two days, youth organisations developed methods of analysis and proposals for actions for the next two years. “We tackled the Strategy from three angles: financing and accountability governance and coordination, as well as territorialization”, explains Madiha Taouss from the association Jeunes pour Jeunes (Youth […]

30 March 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Online consultations for the UNESCO Youth Forum have begun!

The preparations of the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum have begun!

Building on the calls from youth and the experience of the 8th Forum, through the following questionnaire, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization wants to shape the specific thematic agenda of this Forum together with youth across the world.

Under the general theme “Young Global Citizens for […]

26 March 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Do you want to contribute innovative solutions that promote the social wellbeing of youth and women? Join the challenge

Join the challenge and create an app with Scratch, Qualcomm® Vuforia ™ platform, a product of Qualcomm connected experiences Inc or AllJoyn ™ technology.

If developing apps is your passion, here is your opportunity.

This contest, with the patronage of UNESCO and the YouthMobile Initiative, has two special categories, one dedicated to apps intended for the […]

17 March 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

The strategic planning in Young Tunisians’ hands!

“This is the first time that we provide this kind of workshop to a young audience and is actually a first step in Tunisia”reported the two Tunisians experts, Hafedh Bouktif and Ahmed Abdennadher, accredited by the United Nations System Staff College in Human Rights-Based Approach (HRBA) and Results-Based Management (RBM).
Over thirty young women and men, […]

2 March 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

UNESCO is Training Teachers to Improve Education in Palestine

Dr Refa’ Ramahi is Assistant Professor of Mathematics at the Faculty of Education at Birzeit University in Palestine and one of the beneficiaries of the ‘Quality Systems for Quality Teachers’ Project. The implementation of this project in Jordan changed the lives of 23 PhD students. Refa’ was one of them. She became a strong advocate […]

24 February 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Adolescents twice as likely to be out of school as children of primary school age, say UNESCO and UNICEF

New report shows why ‘business as usual’ won’t lead to universal primary or secondary education
LONDON, 19 January 2015 – Around 63 million adolescents between the ages of 12 to 15 years old are denied their right to an education, according to a new joint report from the UNESCO Institute for Statistics and UNICEF, Fixing the […]

21 January 2015|News for Youth, News Stories|

Young Mongolians trained to become youth peer trainers in responsible leadership

UNESCO – From 24 to 28 November 2014, UNESCO organized an intensive training of trainers, in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, for 16 young Mongolians to train them to become youth peer trainers in responsible leadership. The objective was to provide the young participants with the capacities and skills on a variety of topics such as knowing and claiming […]

10 December 2014|News Stories|