31 May, 2016

“You Have Unlimited Power” Ban tells Youth

From UN News Centre   30 May 2016 – On first day of the sixty-sixth United Nations Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organizations Conference in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea,Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged youth to continue to raise their voices in pushing governments to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. “You have unlimited power, unlimited authority,

24 May, 2016

Interview with a Young Speaker at the World Humanitarian Summit

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From Voices of Youth  Young people are making their voices heard at the World Humanitarian Summit — Voices of Youth Chloe Reynaldo from the Philippines is one of the young people attending the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul. On Tuesday 24 May, she will speak at the Special Session on ‘Transforming Humanitarian Action with

24 May, 2016

First Youth Promotion Initiative of the UN Peacebuilding Fund

From Peacebuilding Support Office New York, 18 May 2016 – Combining two firsts, the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund called for proposals for its newly launched Youth Promotion Initiative (YPI) from not only UN entities but also for the first time from Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), the Fund announced Wednesday. The PBF also announced that its third

23 May, 2016

History in the Making at World Humanitarian Summit: New Compact for Young People

Special Session of the World Hummanitarian Summit: Transforming Humanitarian Action with and for Young People Istanbul, Turkey- On the eve of the World Humanitarian Summit, more than 20 humanitarian partners –governments, NGOs and UN agencies— endorsed a new Global Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action to be launched at the Summit.  This commitment responds