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3 Sep, 2013

UN Establishes Trust Fund to Support Youth Volunteerism

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New York and Bonn: A dedicated trust fund has been set up by the United Nations to boost youth volunteerism and harness the energy of young people around the world to contribute to achieving development goals while enhancing their own lives. Announced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, […]

2 Sep, 2013

Commission on Social Development discusses youth issues

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On the sidelines of the Commission on Social Development meeting in New York this week, the U.S. Mission to the UN and the International Labour Organization (ILO) convened a special forum bringing together key stakeholders to explore the challenges in implementing successful strategies. Salient facts that came out of the forum were that young people