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Generation What? – The survey about 18-34 years old across Asia-Pacific

UNESCO met with broadcasters from throughout Asia-Pacific at the region’s largest documentary fair, the Asian Side of the Doc, to prepare for this year’s launch of the youth-driven transmedia program “Generation What: Asia Pacific”.  The “Generation What?” campaign centres around an interactive 150 question online survey that invites youth to share their attitudes and values …

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Call For Application: Youth Solidarity Fund 2019

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to invite youth-led organizations to apply for the Youth Solidarity Fund. The call is open to organizations from select countries whose work seeks to foster peaceful and inclusive societies through improved understanding and collaboration across cultures, faiths and beliefs. Deadline for applications is 30 August 2019 …

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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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“Youth Changes the World”: The Youth-led Sustainable Community Development Project Report

This report titled ‘Youth Changes the World’ is a record of the activities of young people that have worked with Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU) to create more sustainable communities in Asian countries based on a shared vision. They have confronted local issues, and through an awareness of the inherent risks and threats to …

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Call for Application: I am a Youth of a Small Island – International Competition

The “I am a Youth of a Small Island” international competition is being organised by the United Nations (UN) Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA), the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), and other UN Partners to mark the mid-term …

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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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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 …

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