Daily Archives: 10 February 2016

Young Nigerians with a passion for HIV prevention

From UNAIDS Isah Mohammed Takuma is married and has a one-year-old daughter. At 32, he is a university graduate and currently serves as the National Coordinator of the Association of Positive Youths Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. He says he draws daily inspiration from his personal experience to support HIV prevention efforts in Nigeria. “I

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Youth Event Launches One Stop Youth Centre in Mogadishu

From UN-Habitat  With seven out of ten people under the age of 35, Somalia is one of the youngest countries in the world. Youth represents both the future of the nation and one of its primary resources. Recognizing the key role that youth can play in contributing to the peace and stability of the nation, UN-Habitat

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Paris Agreement: What does the Agreement Mean for You? Make and Share a Video!

From UNFCCC  UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited Heads of State and Government to come to New York on 22 April to sign the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement clinched last year. Under the agreement, 195 nations have agreed to combat climate change and to unleash actions and investment towards a low carbon, resilient and

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UNV Innovation Space: Co-creating volunteering solutions for the SDGs

From United Nations Volunteers (UNV) The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme started collaborating with the private sector as early as 1995 and since then it has become a pioneer in promoting corporate volunteerism. By fielding corporate volunteers in areas such as food processing, environment, marketing or information and communications technologies, UNV has concretely supported development

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Pakistani Youth See Opportunity in Digital Economy

From World Bank More than 400 students today packed the Institute of Business Administration (IBA) auditorium in Karachi. They were eager to interact with Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group and discuss social innovation, entrepreneurship and inclusive growth in Pakistan. This is an important theme for Pakistan and one particularly relevant to the

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Climate Action: Youth Looking to Be Empowered

From UNFCCC Results of UN Youth Forum Young people need to be much more actively involved in shaping the global response to climate change but also need and are searching for the financial means to do so – this is the key message of youth who discussed climate change at a major Youth Forum at

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