Middle-East

UN Youth Envoy in Istanbul, Turkey — speaks at opening ceremony of Bilgi University’s Master in Advanced European and International Studies programme

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Employment Programme Gives Hope to New Graduates in Jordan

Like many other young students of his age in Jordan, Yousef El Mughrabi, 23, was full of dreams and plans for his future. Living in Ma’an, a southern Jordanian governorate where one in four people live in poverty and one in five is unemployed, Yousef’s dream was a simple one: securing a respectable job that

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Regional Focus: Partnering with Youth to Build Democratic Societies in the Arab Region

Egypt: Assessing Governance from a Youth Perspective In Egypt, young men and women drove the 25 January revolution because they have been economically, socially and politically excluded. As the country now moves forward with a new government and Constitution, a DGTTF-backed project will work through an experienced national partner, the Social Contract Center, on youth-focused governance assessments

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Child Marriages: 39,000 Every Day – More than 140 million girls will marry between 2011 and 2020

Joint press release by UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO, UN Women, the United Nations Foundation, World Vision, Girls Not Brides, Every Woman Every Child, World YWCA and The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. NEW YORK, 7 March 2013 – Between 2011 and 2020, more than 140 million girls will become child brides, according to United

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Raising HIV Awareness among Internally Displaced Young People

As the pressure for better living conditions rises in the camps in the Harad district of Yemen, UNAIDS seeks to raise HIV awareness among displaced youth. The Harad camps host more than 130,000 people affected by long civil unrest in Yemen. To survive, many people walk the seven kilometers to the boarder of Saudi Arabia,

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