11 Jul, 2016

Stand Up For and Invest in Teenage Girls, UN Says on World Population Day

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From UN News Centre   11 July 2016 – Leaders and communities must focus on and stand up for the rights of teenage girls, particularly those who are poor, out of school, exploited, or subjected to harmful traditional practices, the United Nations has said, marking World Population Day with a call to bolster the success

11 Jul, 2016

UN Political Forum Opens With Focus on Achieving 2030 Agenda’s Call to ‘Leave No One Behind’

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From UN News Centre Opening the first meeting of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development since the adoption of the UN 2030 Agenda, the President of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) today outlined the tasks before the body and called for stronger commitment to accomplish its mandated tasks. “A strong Forum

7 Jul, 2016

International Youth Day 2016: Youth Leading Sustainability

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August 12 is International Youth Day and the theme for this year is “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production,” with a special focus on SDG 12. This year’s Day is about turning the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development into reality. The Day will focus on the leading role young

7 Jul, 2016

Invitation for Youth to Submit Videos to the UN for the International Day of Peace

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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,

5 Jul, 2016

Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Implement UNDP’s “Project of Youth Exchange Program”

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From UNDP Based on the vision of the current leadership in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its continuous efforts to bridge the gap between nations through cultural dialogue, Saudi Arabia aspires to enhance dialogue opportunities among civilizations based on solid knowledge and sincere desire to set strong bases of cooperation, searching for common opinions,

1 Jul, 2016

Amid War Devastation, Central African Youth Become Agents of Peace

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From UNFPA   BANGUI, Central African Republic – An entire generation of Central African youth has been scarred by three years of relentless bloodshed. At the height of the crisis, villages were burned to the ground, and sexual violence was widespread. Hundreds of thousands were forced to flee their homes. But today, as a fragile