Daily Archives: 9 September 2016

9 Sep, 2016

UN Volunteers, AIESEC Host Workshops on Youth, Volunteerism, SDGs in West Africa

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The United Nations Volunteer (UNV) programme and AIESEC, a non-governmental organisation devoted to youth related issues, are courting the involvement of young people across Africa to develop a  youth  friendly framework on how to implement the SDG  at National and Regional levels. The two bodies organised a two-day workshop on 7-8 September in the Senegalese

9 Sep, 2016

Airbus and UNESCO Invite Students Worldwide to Innovate for The Future of Aviation

  From UNESCO The first round of Airbus’ global student competition, Fly Your Ideas, was launched this week, inviting students to create innovative ideas for real-world aviation challenges. The launch took place at Airbus’ headquarters in Toulouse, France, during an official visit by UNESCO’s Assistant Director General of Natural Sciences, Flavia Schlegel. Students have until 25

9 Sep, 2016

First Regional Meeting of Youth Volunteer Networks in Latin America

From UN Volunteers In August 2016, the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme in Ecuador organized the first Regional Meeting of Youth Volunteer Networks, in collaboration with the Municipality of Cuenca. The event brought together 155 participants from Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Bolivia, Venezuela, Mexico, Peru and Guatemala. It aimed to promote the exchange of experiences and