17 Oct, 2014

Launch of Youth-SWAP website for youth development

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The Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development was formalized in 2010 to gather UN entities whose work is relevant to youth and facilitate collaboration and among the UN entities to improve the effectiveness of activities on youth development. After a lengthy period of information gathering to determine the priorities of youth development, the UN System-wide Action

20 Sep, 2013

Closing of UN Open Meeting with Youth-Led Organisations: Concrete Proposals, Inclusive Participation and Strategic Partnerships

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The first UN Open Meeting with youth-led organisations, networks and movements concluded today with a final round of working groups during which final outcomes were formulated by the youth participants. This was preceded by a brief presentation of the BYND 2015 Youth Declaration by Ms Doreen Bogdan, Chief of ITU’s Strategic Planning and Membership Department.

19 Sep, 2013

UN hosts Roundtable Dialogue on Investing in Young People

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With 1.8 billion young people, the 10-24 age group is the largest generation of youth the world has ever known. The global youth unemployment rate is record high, with 73 million estimated to be unemployed globally. While notable progress has been made, many young people, particularly adolescent girls, lack the investments and opportunities that they […]

17 Sep, 2013

UN to hold first open meeting with youth-led organisations

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From Wednesday 18 to Friday 20 September, the UN Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development (IANYD) is hosting the first open meeting with youth-led organisations and networks. The three day event will be an occasion for youth to learn about the progress made so far on the System-Wide Action Plan for Youth (Youth-SWAP), which is the […]