Apply to Attend 8th Annual Millennium Campus Conference

From MCN THE MILLENNIUM CAMPUS NETWORK (MCN) IS THE TALENT PIPELINE FOR GLOBAL DEVELOPMENT. This August 1st-5th, 2016 we are thrilled to be hosting the 8th Annual Millennium Campus Conference in Washington, D.C.  In 2015, over 500 student leaders from over 50 countries gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City for the 7th Annual Conference.  More

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Call for Applications for the 2016 UNAOC Fellowship Program

Candidates from Europe and North America (EUNA) and from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) can now apply until Sunday June 26th 2016 to participate in the 2016 edition of the UNAOC Fellowship Program. The main objective of the Fellowship Program is to challenge cultural stereotypes and develop cross-cultural partnerships between peoples from different faiths

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Submit Videos to the United Nations for the International Day of Peace

The Education Outreach Section of the United Nations Department of Public Information invites young people from around the world between the ages of 15 and 24 to submit 10- to 15-second videos in English on how the Sustainable Development Goals can build peace. When making your videos, think about why ending poverty, addressing climate change,

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Submit to the Film4Climate Global Competition

From Film4Climate The Flim4Climate Global Competition invites filmmakers between the ages of 14-35 years old from all over the world to showcase their talents and create a Public Service Advertisement (PSA) (less than 1 min) or a short film (1-5 minutes) about climate action. THE VIDEOS SHOULD SHOW A PERSONAL CLIMATE CHANGE NARRATIVE: -What does

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Youth in Development are Agents of Change: Global Youth Forum 2016

From World Bank  16 June 2016- From June 13-15, the Global Youth Forum 2016 gathered more than 150 partners and representatives from the public and private sectors, civil society, and young people themselves, to exchange new and innovative ideas, and to support the actions of the global community. The forum was designed around open discussions,

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Enter to Win the #ZeroHunger Challenge Photo Competition

From Zero Hunger Challenge June 21 marks the 4th anniversary of the launch of the Zero Hunger Challenge by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. In celebration, the Zero Hunger Challenge hosting a photo competition on its brand new Instagram account! From now through 4pm EST on the 21st, you can share a photo on Instagram of what

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UN launches worldwide search for exceptional Young Leaders to help achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Young Leaders will collaborate with UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth to help end poverty, combat climate change and reduce inequality   15 June 2016, UN Headquarters, New York- The United Nations today launched a new initiative to recognize exceptional young people who are leaders in the effort to end poverty, combat climate change and reduce inequalities.  Spear-headed

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Young Refugees Gather to Share Ideas at UNHCR Global Summit

From UNHCR News GENEVA, June 10 (UNHCR) – Across the world, in countries which could not be more different from one another, young refugees face similar problems and challenges. These range from education to safety and will be the focus of the Global Refugee Youth Consultation which convenes in Geneva this weekend. Participants will include

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“Young People Deserve a Job, a Career” says Junker at International Labor Conference

From ILO News GENEVA  – Progress on economic development within the EU can only come if it “breathes new life into social dialogue,” President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker has told an audience at the UN headquarters in Geneva. “The challenge for us is to adapt our workplaces without compromising our fundamental values,” he

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24 year-old activist from Zimbabwe speaks at UN General Assembly on ending AIDS

From UN News Centre   8 June 2016 – At a high-level meeting on ending AIDS that opened at the United Nations General Assembly today, Member States adopted a new political declaration that includes a set of time-bound targets to fast-track the pace of progress towards combating the worldwide scourge of HIV and AIDS over

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