Daily Archives: 28 October 2014

The First Global Forum on Youth Policies starts in Baku with launch of 20th Anniversary commemorative logo of the World Programme of Action for Youth

The First Global Forum on Youth Policies started on October 27th with large participation from member states and youth. The Forum marked a special occasion with the largest gathering of youth ministers since Lisbon 1998. Currently, globally 122 countries have youth policies, with another 36 updating their youth policy. The First Global Forum on Youth

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Youth Speak Youth Survey from UNESCO MGIEP

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (UNESCO MGIEP) have launched a first annual Youth Survey that aims to gather the voices of 1.8 billion youth. To strengthen the youth voice in the post-2015 world, the survey invites youth to share their opinions on

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UN envoy leads call for action, resources to ensure meaningful role for youths in policy talks

(UN News Centre) 27 October 2014 – Meeting for the first time since arriving in Azerbaijan for the United Nations-backed Global Forum on Youth Policies, dozens of youth experts and activists today deliberated a “common narrative” that will best engage other stakeholders and help transform youth policy rhetoric into solid reality. “We must take the

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Young people in ‘driver’s seat’ from very beginning of policy process a must – UN experts

(UN News Centre) 27 October 2014 – Rather than merely being consulted on policy matters, young people must be in the driver’s seat with all the other stakeholders from the very beginning of the process and throughout, a Youth Specialist of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) stressed ahead of the Global

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