EVENTS

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2019

Have you ever met an indigenous person? The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is 9 August. Find out more about what indigenous youth are doing to preserve the cultures and traditions of their families here: https://zg8t9.app.goo.gl/Wbok #IndigenousPeoplesDay#WeAreIndigneous #WeAreIndigneous

Asia-Pacific Climate Week, 2 – 6 September 2019 (APCW)

The Asia-Pacific Climate Week 2019 is being organized on 2-6 September 2019 in the UN Conference Centre in Bangkok, by the Secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in partnership with the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific, the United Nations Environment Programme, the United Nations Environment …

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Call for applications: Beijing+25 Youth Task Force

The year 2020 will be a confluence of anniversaries including the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Conference and the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA), the five-year review of the Sustainable Development Goals, the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Security Council Resolution 1325, and the 10th anniversary of the creation of UN …

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Launch of UN Volunteer Population Data Fellowships- a joint initiative between UNFPA and UNV

UNV and the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), in partnership, have launched a Population Data Fellowship Programme. This initiative will provide early-career professionals with the opportunity to contribute to UNFPA’s technical work on population and development, while at the same time the Fellows will be introduced to the fields of civil registration and vital statistics. The …

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World Youth Conference on Kindness: August 20 – 23, 2019

In order to impart critical competencies (i.e. empathy, compassion, mindfulness and critical inquiry) in global youth to inspire, empower and enable them to transform themselves and build long-lasting peace in their communities, UNESCO MGIEP is organising the first World Youth Conference on Kindness in New Delhi, India on the theme ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Gandhi for the …

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ECOSOC Youth Forum: Volunteerism key to fostering inclusion of youth and people with disabilities in sustainable development

Kasunjith Satanarachchi Devesurenda is the first person with a disability from Asia and the Pacific region to participate during the 8th Annual Youth Forum of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) in New York. Kasunjith traveled to the United Nations headquarters as part of Sri Lanka’s youth delegation to take part in discussions on …

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