Daily Archives: 14 October 2015

#UNAfricaWeek: High-Level Event on Youth

As part of Africa Week 2015 at United Nations Headquarters in New York, a High-Level Event on Youth brought together youth advocates and senior policymakers to discuss and debate the forthcoming  "African Continental Framework on Youth Development". The event also highlighted the progress so far, and challenges recognized, in implementing the African Youth Charter (2006) as

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ILO Global Employment Trends for Youth 2015 Briefing

Launching the report “Global Employment Trends for Youth: Scaling up investment in decent jobs for youth”, a briefing was co-organized Wed., 14 of October, by the Permanent Missions of Morocco and Spain and the International Labour Organization. The UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, moderated the gathering of policymakers, youth participants, and civil society,

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Young women bridge the digital gender gap in Central America

Nearly 3,000 girls and young women across Costa Rica and the Dominican Republic are using technology and innovative strategies to achieve gender equality in male-dominated fields. “As women we can be whatever we want. I am going to be an engineer or an accountant because math [is] fun, because everything is mathematics,” said Helen Ulloa,

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