YouthMobile training-of-trainers initiative launched in Namibia


The UNESCO Windhoek Office launched a ten-day training-of-trainers (ToT) in mobile application development, in partnership with the Ministry of Sport, Youth and National Service (MSYNS) and Namibia University of Science and Technology (NUST) through its division, the Namibia Business Innovation Institute (NBII). The training is organised within the framework of the UNESCO YouthMobile initiative […]

13 April 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

Learning values through sport


Celebrating the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace 2016, on 6 April, UNESCO has initiated a campaign promoting the role of sport in delivering values education. A motion design animation, a photo book, and a dedicated webpage have been launched to this effect.

UNESCO is actively engaged in the promotion of sport and […]

12 April 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

L’Oréal and UNESCO celebrate the work of women in science


UNESCO showcased the exceptional contribution to science of the five laureates of the 18th edition of the 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women In Science Awards and the 15 recipients of the L’Oréal-UNESCO Rising Talents Grants at UNESCO Headquarters on 23 March. One day before the ceremony, at the Mutualité Hall in Paris, in which the […]

24 March 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

UNESCO brings inspiring young girls and boys to drive technological innovation at FOSSASIA 2016


At a time when the world is looking for new ways to build peace and to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), encouraging young people to innovate and create knowledge is vital in effectively addressing those challenges.

UNESCO’s Youth Mobile Initiative builds on the experience of many programmes worldwide to introduce young people to computer […]

23 March 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

Global Review finds Comprehensive Sexuality Education key to gender equality and reproductive health


The evidence is clear. Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) leads to improved sexual and reproductive health, resulting in the reduction of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV, and unintended pregnancy. It not only promotes gender equality and equitable social norms, but has a positive impact on safer sexual behaviours, delaying sexual debut and increasing condom use.

 The […]

4 March 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

Multi-partisan Group of Young Parliamentarians created in El Salvador


 On 1 March 2016 an important agreement was reached at the Legislative Assembly of El Salvador for the establishment of a multi-partisan Group of Young Parliamentarians, with support from UNESCO. This group, composed of members of parliament below the age of 35, will work to build an agenda of inclusive policies with an intergenerational […]

3 March 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

Youth networks join forces to turn ideas into action


From 14 to 18 February, the “Debate to Action” communications and leadership programme brought together young Arab emerging leaders in Amman, Jordan, to enhance their capacities to make their voices heard in the public sphere and carry-out effective advocacy. The five-day workshop aimed to provide these young women and men with the tools to […]

29 February 2016|News for Youth, News Stories|

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)




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|