Daily Archives: 16 February 2017

16 Feb, 2017

UNV welcomes Czech, French and Swiss UN Youth Volunteers to Bonn to prepare for volunteer assignments

Via UN Volunteers 13 February 2017, Bonn, Germany - Thirty nationals from the Czech Republic, France and Switzerland are among the latest UN Youth Volunteers to arrive in Bonn to start assignment preparation training before being deployed to serve United Nations programmes in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. These 30 young people, whose assignments

16 Feb, 2017

Youth for the SDGs at the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates

Via UN Volunteers 08 February 2017, Bogotá, Colombia - At the World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates in Colombia, youth leader Julián Rodríguez together with Leymah Gbowee, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011, led a workshop entitled “Youth for the Sustainable Development Goals” for 100 young Colombians and other youth from the region. The workshop

16 Feb, 2017

Secretary-General Guterres on role of youth in addressing today’s challenges

Delivering a lecture at Cairo University, Mr. Guterres underlined the importance of young people in addressing the challenges confronting the contemporary world, including those to peace, impacts of climate change and growing inequalities. “The best hope [to address these] challenges is with the new generations, we need to make sure that we are able to