17 Oct, 2013

Youth filmmakers to present their work at international awards ceremony

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Around the world, young people have been making one-minute videos in UNICEF-hosted OneMinutesJr. workshops. Eager to express themselves, youth participants share their viewpoints on subjects such as disabilities, juvenile justice, violence, their future and their lives. Now, 15 of these filmmakers are nominees for the 2013 OneMinutesJr. Awards and have been invited to Amsterdam, the […]

17 Oct, 2013

‘Many languages, one world’: UN launches essay contest to celebrate multilingualism

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The United Nations is asking college and university students to write an essay in one of its six official languages on the role of multilingualism in a globalized world. The contest, ‘Many Languages, One World,’ supports international education and multilingualism through the continued study of Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish. Information about the […]

17 Oct, 2013

Envoy on Youth visits the Westgate shopping mall after last month’s terrorist attack, pays respect to victims

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Following last month’s terrorist attack against the Westmall shopping mall in Nairobi, the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, yesterday visited the site to pay his respect to the numerous victims of this senseless act of violence. Earlier in the day, he participated in a roundtable on youth in conflict and post-conflict situations, an event […]