4 Dec, 2020

On International Volunteers Day, Meet Our First Class of Fellows 

5 December 2020   Earlier this year, the Office of the Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth said goodbye to unpaid internships, introducing a new fellowship programme — in collaboration with UN Volunteers (UNV) — designed specifically to provide more meaningful, paid employment opportunities for young people at the United Nations.  Through the programme, we received thousands of applications from qualified, passionate candidates around the world, all eager to contribute

24 Apr, 2017

UN Environment launches Young Champions of the Earth Competition

From UN Environment UN Environment launches global competition for environmental solutions from young people Six Young Champions will receive $15,000 each in seed funding and intensive mentoring to help bring their big ideas to life  Today, on International Mother Earth Day, the United Nations Environment Programme will launch Young Champions of the Earth, a new

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

3 Apr, 2017

2017 Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition: Submit your ideas and projects!

Via UNESCO   The Youth Citizen Entrepreneurship Competition is a global programme and an online platform to mobilize youth-led innovations for the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Co-organized by the Goi Peace Foundation (GAP Key Partner), Stiftung Entrepreneurship and Digital Experts United, the Competition invites young entrepreneurs (age 15-35) from around the world to submit

19 Jan, 2017

2017 ECOSOC Youth Forum: “The role of youth in poverty eradication and promoting prosperity in a changing world” on 30-31 January

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via ECOSOC WHAT? The Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Youth Forum, to be held on 30-31 January 2017, will provide a platform for youth to engage in a dialogue with Member States and share ideas on innovation, collective action and solutions to global problems. It will also address the concept of “shared prosperity”, which is

11 Jan, 2017

Commission on Status of Women Youth Forum: Registration Open

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The Youth Forum at the 61st Session on Commission on Status of Women (CSW 61) is critical opportunity for young people and adolescents in all their diversities to convene in advance of the official opening of CSW to amplify their common concerns and advocacy efforts. The Youth Forum is a safe space for young people,

11 Jan, 2017

The Ocean Conference: Registration Open

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The Ocean Conference and its preparatory meeting will be open to a broad range of stakeholders including non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions, the scientific community, the private sector, philanthropic organizations and other actors. Click here to read a letter from the President of the General Assembly to representatives of non-governmental and civil society

16 Dec, 2016

Youth Champions Initiative

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THE YOUTH CHAMPIONS INITIATIVE IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS! The David and Lucile Packard Foundation and the Public Health Institute have partnered to launch a second cohort of the Youth Champions Initiative – an exciting initiative to advance innovation and quality in the field of sexual and reproductive health and rights globally. The Youth Champions Initiative (YCI)

25 Nov, 2016

Global Survey on Youth, Peace and Security

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The United Network of Young Peacebuilders and Search for Common Ground, on behalf of the inter-agency Working Group on Youth and Peacebuilding, are looking for your help! We want to map youth organisations and initiatives building peace and preventing violence, to identify what they are doing, what impact they have made and their needs and