Monthly Archives: July 2014

100 Days Vigil, Bring Back Our Girls

Vigils are to be held around the world for Nigeria’s 200 kidnapped girls of Chibok on July 23 - exactly 100 days after their abduction from school. After more than three months in captivity, the vigils - under the banner of #BringBackOurGirls - will be staged at the same time in Africa, Asia, Latin America, Europe

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International Youth Day

Celebrate International Youth Day 2014 with the theme #MentalHealthMatters at the UN Headquarters on 12 August from 10:00 AM-1:00PM!  Acknowledging the theme of this year’s International Youth Day and following the UN #MentalHealthMatters campaign, the Department of Economic and Social Affairs' Focal Point on Youth (DESA), and the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth

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On World Population Day, UNFPA calls for investment in youth

On 11 July, as communities everywhere observe World Population Day, UNFPA calls for investments in support of the largest-ever generation of young people. Today, there are about 1.8 billion people aged 10 to 24, comprising roughly one quarter of the world’s population. Their aspirations and achievements will shape the future. “We know that healthy, educated,

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Calling all entrepreneurs in the Euro-Mediterranean region!

Entrepreneurs for Social Change (E4SC), developed by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, the Fondazione CRT, and the Italian Government, is a seven day training for young social entrepreneurs. Bringing together 20 young people aged 18 to 35 from the Euro-Mediterranean region, the training aims to enhance the skills needed to boost a business idea

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Youth speaking out about the future they want during UN High-level political forum on sustainable development

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