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13 Aug, 2014

UNESCO Young Scientists Awards: helping young people help the planet

Want to compete for US $5,000? Since 1989, UNESCO’s Man and Biosphere Programme (MAB) has been providing 10 young researchers each year with awards of up to US $5,000 in support of their research on ecosystems, natural resources and biodiversity. Through the MAB Young Scientists Awards, MAB is investing in a new generation of scientists

13 Aug, 2014

Celebrating Youth Day, UN stresses importance of good mental health

Each year 20 per cent of the world's young people experience a mental health condition, the United Nations reported in a new publication launched to coincide with International Youth Day which this year shines a spotlight on the importance of mental health. “The United Nations wants to help lift the veil that keeps young people locked in

11 Jul, 2014

On World Population Day, UNFPA calls for investment in youth

On 11 July, as communities everywhere observe World Population Day, UNFPA calls for investments in support of the largest-ever generation of young people. Today, there are about 1.8 billion people aged 10 to 24, comprising roughly one quarter of the world’s population. Their aspirations and achievements will shape the future. “We know that healthy, educated,