26 Mar, 2015

Online consultations for the UNESCO Youth Forum have begun!

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The preparations of the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum have begun! Building on the calls from youth and the experience of the 8th Forum, through the following questionnaire, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization wants to shape the specific thematic agenda of this Forum together with youth across the world. Under the general theme “Young Global

5 Nov, 2013

Sign Language Music by Artist Signmark at the UNESCO Youth Forum

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Being deaf did not stop Finnish artist Signmark, a.k.a Marko Vuoriheimo from achieving his childhood dream of becoming the first artist in the world to close a record deal with an international music label. Marko recently shared his talent with the participants in the 8th UNESCO Youth Forum in Paris, which was attended by the […]

29 Oct, 2013

“Partnering with young people in development is transforming ideas into actions:” UN Envoy on Youth in Paris

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The Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, is currently in Paris where he is taking part in the 8th UNESCO Youth Forum. Alhendawi spoke at the opening ceremony of the forum which brings together over 500 young people from all over the world to discuss this year’s theme “Youth and Social Inclusion: Civic Engagement, Dialogue […]