Daily Archives: 17 April 2017

17 Apr, 2017

UNAOC launches call for applications for the 2017 edition of its Fellowship Program

Via UNAOC New York, April 10th 2017 — The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to launch the Call for Applications for the 2017 edition of its Fellowship Program. The Call is open to participants between 25 to 35 years old, from the Middle East, North Africa, Europe and North America, with a

17 Apr, 2017

Sexuality education offers life-saving lessons to Zambia’s young people

Via UNFPA LUSAKA, Zambia – “I have seen girls become pregnant, become victims of violence and become HIV-positive, and I don't want to become one of those girls,” said 13-year-old Lydia Mwelwa, a student at Kabulonga Basic School in Lusaka, Zambia’s capital. “I’m happy they have taught us in school how we girls can protect

17 Apr, 2017

Youth for the SDGs enables youth participation in sustainability in Latin America

Via UN Volunteers Through “Youth for the SDGs” UNV is training and empowering young people in five countries in Latin America, enabling them to participate and engage in discussions and exchange experiences about the SDGs in their communities. Volunteerism enables youth engagement, leadership and participation Within Latin America and the Caribbean, young people between the