The theme of International Youth Day 2017 (IYD) is “Youth Building Peace”. Since the adoption of Resolution 2250, young people are critical actors in conflict prevention and sustaining peace.
The theme of the 2017 Intl. Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is “Tenth Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on Indigenous Peoples”.
The 2016 Report on the World Social Situation (RWSS) will focus on social inclusion. It will highlight policy options to promote the implementation of the 2030 Agenda.
World leaders adopted a new sustainable development agenda (SDGs) in September 2015 to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all.
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Expert Group Meetings & Panel Discussions
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Toolkit on Disability for Africa
Inter-Agency Network on Youth
Inter-Agency Support Group for the CRPD
World Programme of Action on Youth
Youth Delegate Programme
Opportunities within the UN
Report on the World Social Situation (RWSS)
World Youth Report (WYR)
State of the World's Indigenous Peoples (SWIP)
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