21 May, 2014

Holding out a hand: Youth-to-youth initiative making a difference in Mongolia

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(UNFPA) 21 May 2014 — “Y-Peer saved my life. For that, I am so thankful,” says Oyuka,* recalling a time when she contemplated suicide. That was before Enkhbat, an educator with the youth peer education programme Y-Peer, reached out to her and saved her life.   In Mongolia, like in many places around the world, […]

31 Oct, 2013

UN Youth Envoy Encourages Y-PEER to Continue Promoting the Culture of Human Rights

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The UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, today took part in the Youth Peer Education Network (Y-PEER) Global Advisory Group meeting in Belgrade, Serbia, where the Envoy is currently on official mission. During the gathering, Alhendawi briefed the Y-PEER members about his role, the United Nations’ common strategy on youth – the System-Wide Action […]