Livestream of “Innovative Solutions: Youth Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development”

Join us on Twitter using #Youth4SDGs and watch our event, “Innovative Solutions: Youth Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Development” online here!

29 September 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Summer full of Youth!

Serving as the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth for over two years now I’ve had the honor to meet thousands of young people from around the world and visit countless cities and youth projects with the aim of connecting young people closer with the UN’s goals and objectives, and driving more support for youth development.

This […]

9 September 2015|Envoy’s news|

Envoy on Youth at International Youth Summit for Nuclear Abolition

Hiroshima, Japan, August 30, 2015- Youth activists and survivors of the 1945 atomic bombings gathered in Hiroshima for the International Youth Summit for Nuclear Abolition to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the tragic use of atomic weapons at Hiroshima and Nagaski. Meeting with survivors, and youth activists engaged in advocacy to eliminate nuclear weapons, the UN […]

31 August 2015|Envoy’s news|

COP 21 Youth Climate Video Competition

Help Choose the Winner!
As the international community is gearing up to conclude a new, universal climate change agreement in December in France, you can help decide which young video reporter will be on location to capture some of the most exciting moments of the Paris UN Climate Change Conference (COP 21).

As part of the Global […]

31 August 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

OECD Poster Competition – Start here!

The poster you design should be motivating and visual. With few words and strong graphics, it should get people thinking and make them want to act to change things for the better. 


Posters should address one of the following themes:

Giving young people a voice in the government decision process.
Opportunity for all! (Everyone deserves access to good […]

27 August 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

Envoy on Youth visit to India, 25-28 August 2015

Media Advisory
The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr. Ahmad Alhendawi, will lead a mission to India, the country with the world’s largest number of young people. This is the first mission of the UN Envoy on Youth to India.
Beginning his mission in India, on Tuesday, 25 August, the Envoy will address the AIESEC 2015 International […]

25 August 2015|Envoy’s news, 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|

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards reaches Inno Way

UN-Habitat Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards has walked  into Inno Way in Zhongguancun, China’s silicon valley, to promote the Chinese version of the submission entry of the Awards and conduct a two-day exchange with many innovators and entrepreneurs.

As required by Chinese young innovators and entrepreneurs, UN-Habitat Youth Innovation and Entrepreneurship Awards launched the Chinese version […]

24 August 2015|Opportunities for Youth|

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|