23 Mar, 2017

Young women call for increased women’s leadership, and change in the world of work

From UN Women Young women attending the 61st session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women met UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka at the Fearless Girl statue on Wall Street on 17 March. The statue, placed by Boston-based company State Street Global Advisors on Bowling Green, in the

23 Mar, 2017

‘#BankTheYouth: Smart Policies for Youth Financial Access’ – UNCDF

Via UNCDF   Dakar, SENEGAL - UNCDF is proud to announce a new exciting initiative for 2017! In partnership with Child and Youth Finance International (CYFI), UNCDF is embarking on an advocacy campaign titled “#BankTheYouth,” which seeks to increase access to responsible, accessible and affordable financial services for youth. To launch this campaign, UNCDF is

23 Mar, 2017

‘International Youth Forum: Creativity and Heritage along the Silk Road’ – UNESCO

Via UNESCO   From 17-22 April 2017, UNESCO and the Chinese National Commission for UNESCO are co-organizing an International Youth Forum in collaboration with the Municipalities of Changsha and Quanzhou, which will bring together young women and men from 65 countries along the Silk Roads. The objectives of the Forum are to promote youth advocacy