13 Aug, 2014

UNESCO Young Scientists Awards: helping young people help the planet

Want to compete for US $5,000? Since 1989, UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Programme (MAB) has been providing 10 young researchers each year with awards of up to US $5,000 in support of their research on ecosystems, natural resources and biodiversity. Through the MAB Young Scientists Awards, MAB is investing in a new generation of scientists

13 Aug, 2014

Celebrating Youth Day, UN stresses importance of good mental health

Each year 20 per cent of the world's young people experience a mental health condition, the United Nations reported in a new publication launched to coincide with International Youth Day which this year shines a spotlight on the importance of mental health. “The United Nations wants to help lift the veil that keeps young people locked in