Daily Archives: 8 November 2016

On UAE Visit, Alhendawi Underscores Need to Invest in Arab Youth

The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth has just concluded a visit to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, where he met with youth leaders and government officials to discuss the state of youth empowerment in the MENA region. On November 6, Alhendawi took part in the third annual “MBC Hope” Awards Ceremony, hosted by the MBC Group.

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IOM Trains Young People in Disaster-Prone Rwanda District to Boost Resilience

Rwanda - The International Organization for Migration is stepping up efforts to lessen community vulnerability to climate-related threats in Ngororero District, Rwanda, by enhancing community resilience to natural disasters and climate-related threats. As part of a project: Strengthening Human Security by Enhancing Resilience to Natural Disasters and Climate-related Threats, IOM is this week (8-10/11) holding a

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The Need to Empower Young Women and Adolescent Girls

Young women and adolescent girls are disproportionately affected by HIV—in 2015, 75% of new HIV infections in sub-Saharan Africa were among adolescent girls aged 10–19 years. There is still an urgent need to promote prevention programmes for young women and adolescent girls, to realize the sexual and reproductive rights of young women and adolescent girls

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