UN announces worldwide search for exceptional Young Leaders to drive implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals

Bogota, 7 October –The United Nations announced today that it was seeking applications for its second class of Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals--exceptional young people who are leaders in the effort to end poverty, combat climate change and reduce inequalities.  Led by the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth Jayathma Wickramanayake, the Young Leaders

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Global Goals Can ‘Propel Us Towards A Better Future For All On A Healthy Planet,’ Ban Says On UN Day

24 October 2016 – In his last United Nations Day message as Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon recognized the efforts of courageous UN staff members who are on the frontlines of disaster and violence and continue to respond to the plight of the vulnerable people across the world. “We have also suffered enormous heartbreak – including unresolved

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Many Languages, One World 2016 Student Essay Contest and Global Youth Forum

Dream of speaking at the UN? Want to work on the Global Goals? Check out this contest & your dream could come true! http://www.els.edu/en/ManyLanguagesOneWorld from ELS Share your ideas and be heard… perhaps even in the General Assembly Hall of the United Nations! 60 Students will be selected as delegates to the 2016 United Nations Academic Impact

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