Monthly Archives: November 2015

Palestinian youth from Gaza and the west bank gain new media and information literacy skills

Media and Information Literacy workshop. © Motaz Alaaraj For the Palestinian members of Networks of Mediterranean Youth (NET-MED Youth), the month of November started with a training workshop on Media and Information Literacy (MIL). The workshop, which was held on November 2-4, 2015 in Ramallah, gathered 10 young Palestinian journalists and activists and

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Pacific Community and Envoy on Youth turn the tide on Pacific youth outlook

The Pacific Community’s 9th Conference on the Pacific island of Niue brought together ministers from over twenty countries, development partners, and youth representatives, and its High-Level Dialogue on “Nurturing a resilient generation and future Pacific leaders” provided an opportunity to explore opportunities to increase investment towards a range of issues affecting Pacific youth, including non-communicable diseases,

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Pacific youth on island of Niue joined by UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth!

Travelling to the Pacific island "Niue", the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, encouraged Pacific youth to take action supporting and implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and tackling Climate Change. Joining 26 members of the Pacific Community, youth representatives and development partners at 9th Conference of the Pacific Community in Niue,

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UNESCO launches global design contest for World Press Freedom Day 2016

Opportunity from UNESCO: Information, information and more information! We all make decisions based on the information we have. Access to quality information, especially public information, helps make better informed decisions. Freedom of information is a human right. It is also an integral part of the fundamental human right of freedom of expression “to seek, receive

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UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth to attend High-level Dialogue on Pacific youth

Press Release:   Click for .PDF or use link here: High-level Dialogue on Pacific Youth Text below: A High-Level Dialogue on youth will be part of the upcoming biennial Conference of the Pacific Community in Niue next week. More than half of the Pacific region’s 10 million people are aged under 25 and yet there is

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A new interactive debate on Indian youth themes live-streamed worldwide

Youth debate on the stage was lively. (UNV India/YKA, 2015) The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme in India, Youth Ki Awaaz (YKA) and Action/2015 are convinced that India’s young population and their spirit of volunteerism can help overcome poverty and achieve the sustainable development agenda. They are therefore constantly exploring possibilities to mobilize

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