NEWS

UNESCO and Penguin to publish a book on stories of Kindness from Across the Globe

Deadline: 30 May 2019 UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development and Penguin announce the publication of a two volume book series. Titled Stories of Kindness from Across the World: Volume I and II (tentative title).The unique book series will feature some of the most transformative acts of kindness by youth …

UNESCO and Penguin to publish a book on stories of Kindness from Across the Globe Read More »

Programming with and for adolescents: UNICEF programme guidance for the second decade

UNICEF has been programming with and for adolescents for many years, addressing adolescent development largely through education; HIV prevention and treatment; nutrition; water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH); and social and child protection. This guidance document builds on existing UNICEF programming and makes adjustments to cover identified gaps. It seeks to increase coherence, scale up results …

Programming with and for adolescents: UNICEF programme guidance for the second decade Read More »

Adolescents’ Potential Unleashed: UNICEF East Asia & Pacific Regional Office includes a focus on adolescents as one of 3 regional headlines

In October 2018, UNICEF East Asia & Pacific Regional Office released “Adolescents’ Potential Unleashed”, a summary of the key issues for adolescents and youth in the region and an important guiding document for UNICEF country offices. With over 60 per cent of the worlds’ youth living in the larger Asia Pacific region, supporting this age …

Adolescents’ Potential Unleashed: UNICEF East Asia & Pacific Regional Office includes a focus on adolescents as one of 3 regional headlines Read More »

Participate in the online consultation on reimagining youth volunteering!

Coinciding with the ECOSOC Youth Forum 2019, UNV launched online consultations on Reimagining Youth Volunteering to hear from young people themselves, as well as governments and organizations that are working to empower youth. We want your ideas on how we can shape volunteering to support young people in the 21st century. Through the Online Conversations …

Participate in the online consultation on reimagining youth volunteering! Read More »

International Essay Contest for Young People 2019: Participate by 15 June!

What does “Kindness” mean to you? How do you think we can create a kinder society? Young people from around the world are invited to reflect on these questions and enter the 2019 International Essay Contest for Young People organized by the Goi Peace Foundation, a GAP Key Partner. The annual contest is organized in …

International Essay Contest for Young People 2019: Participate by 15 June! Read More »

Using mobile technology to reach budding entrepreneurs in rural communities – can we do it?

Pakistan’s entrepreneurship ecosystem is abuzz. Although still in its nascent stages, more young people are becoming entrepreneurs and forming start-ups to take control of their future employment. The development community and the Government of Pakistan have shown their commitment to supporting entrepreneurs through projects dedicated to mentoring, incubating and funding start-ups. However, a lot of …

Using mobile technology to reach budding entrepreneurs in rural communities – can we do it? Read More »

Bangladesh Betar to broadcast 112 programmes by ethnic and excluded minority youths

In a move to integrate the voice of youths from ethnic and excluded minorities in the mainstream media, Bangladesh Betar will be airing 112 radio programmes in its commercial service with support from UNDP’s Human Rights Programme. The initiative, taken under the project titled “Connecting voice of the ethnic and excluded minorities through radio programmes”, …

Bangladesh Betar to broadcast 112 programmes by ethnic and excluded minority youths Read More »

Migration, displacement and education: building bridges, not walls; Global education monitoring report, youth report, 2019

The 2019 GEM Report continues its assessment of progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4) on education and its ten targets, as well as other related education targets in the SDG agenda. Its main focus is on the theme of migration and displacement. It presents evidence on the implications of different types of migration …

Migration, displacement and education: building bridges, not walls; Global education monitoring report, youth report, 2019 Read More »