Pakistani youth propel the number of global HeForShe champions to over 300,000

In less than 48 hours, and with almost 5,000 online sign-ups from Pakistan alone, the HeForShe global ticker on Saturday crossed into the 300k mark. Following a chance meeting of female students with Mr. Jamshed Kazi, Representative for UN Women Pakistan, on International Women’s Day 2015 where he spoke of the HeForShe Campaign recently launched

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Join the UN Youth Envoy and AIESEC #YouthNow Video Contest

Youth opinion is a priority for the United Nations! AIESEC and the Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth are launching a video contest as part of the #YouthNow campaign leading up to the High-Level Event of the General Assembly hosted at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. Below is the information you will need to

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Join the “Every Woman Every Child is ME” campaign

We are all partners working toward the same goal: to end all preventable deaths of women, children and adolescents and improve their health & well-being within a generation. “Every Woman Every Child is ME” is the belief that we are all united as individuals around our cause and that the health of women, children and adolescents affects us all.

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Let’s Care for the Future by Investing in Global Education

By Benedict Joson Sixty dollars for public transportation a month. Six hundred dollars for textbooks a semester. Six thousand dollars for tuition a year. These curated figures, modest approximations relative to national projections, illustrate some of the costs associated with public higher education in the United States. As a commuter college student at Hunter College

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€ 10,000 for the winner of the Alfred Fried Photography Award!

What does Peace look like for you? Submit your image and be awarded by the Photographische Gesellschaft (PHG) and Edition Lammerhuber in partnership with UNESCO, the Austrian Parliament, the Austrian Parliamentary Reporting Association and the International Press Institute (IPI) for the world’s best picture on the theme of Peace. The winner of the Alfred Fried Photography Award

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UNICEF: Today it’s young people’s turn to talk

On May 11, just before the heads of state and government of the world’s leading industrialised nations met in Schloss Elmau in Bavaria, 54 girls and boys aged 14 to 18 from the G7 states, some EU Member States and a number of developing countries were at the Federal Chancellery to present their ideas and

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Join Global Conversation on Youth & Climate: Healthy Planet For All

Join the global twitter conversation TOMORROW, 13 May 2015 at 11am EST (New York Time), on Youth & Climate: Healthy Planet For All as part of the #YouthNow month of advocacy. We are happy to join partners UNEP and United Nations Foundation to discuss why climate change and climate action are important for youth, and the

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS for two young Digital Ambassadors for UNRWA’s Conference at the UN

Are you a passionate 18 to 30 year old blogger and savvy social media user interested in sparking meaningful online conversation and engaging a global community in conversations around development, education, youth engagement and empowerment of communities in conflict areas? UNRWA, with support from the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, is

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Call for application: Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

Are you a leader in peacebuilding, reducing violence or countering extremism? Are you between 15 and 35 years old? Have you undertaken initiatives at the community or policy level in countries in conflict, post-conflict or with widespread violence? Apply now to have the chance to win a fully funded participation to the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and

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