Daily Archives: 15 December 2014

Lack of higher education leaves millions of youth out of decent work in developing countries

ILO study shows that the lack of post-secondary education in lower and middle-income economies leaves the majority of young men and women stuck in vulnerable and informal employment. ILO News –Youth with post-secondary education living in middle and low-income countries have a much higher chance of finding a decent job than those with only secondary or

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One year after conflict, children still under daily threat in South Sudan

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iN6Wc-9r3l4   UNICEF - The future for a generation of children in South Sudan is being stolen by the year-long conflict in the country, which has driven hundreds of thousands of children from their homes, schools and communities; subjecting them to violence, malnutrition and disease, the UNICEF said today. The scale of the crisis

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#SHOWYOURSELFIE mini campaign: Take an UpsideDownfie to end violence against women and girls 

The UNFPA-led #showyourselfie campaign has now collected over 11,000 selfies to support the rights of young people. As the momentum surrounding the announcement of the Post­-2015 Development Agenda builds, #showyourselfie will capture and demonstrate the growing support for young people, to make sure their rights and needs are not ignored. Now underway is the first

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UN Youth Envoy joins UN Millennium Campaign at a launch event of “We the Peoples – Celebrating 7 Million Voices”

On 12 December 2014, The UN Millennium Campaign partnered with the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth for a special celebration event to present We the Peoples – Celebrating 7 Million Voices, a special report detailing the global results of the MY World survey for a better world. The major report tells the story

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