The theme of this year’s International Youth Day – “Youth Engagement for Global Action” — spotlights the ways in which the voices and activism of young people are making a difference and moving our world closer to the values and vision of the United Nations Charter. More
From 12 June until International Youth Day on 12 August, the United Nations is running a campaign to draw awareness to the importance of reducing stigma surrounding youth with mental health conditions.
The UN needs your help to raise awareness and reduce the shame. Continue reading
Twenty-six representatives from government as well as non-governmental organisations in six Pacific Island countries are in Suva this week for a five-day regional workshop to develop concrete action plans to address high rates of violence against women in the region. The workshop organised by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community Regional Continue reading
12 August every year sees the commemoration of International Youth Day. International Youth Day 2013 will be celebrated under the theme: ‘Youth Migration: Moving Development Forward.’ Not only will we be encouraging young people across the world to celebrate the Day by focusing on the topic of youth migration but we will be using the Day to launch the 2013 World Continue reading
UNESCO launches a call for projects in order to identify and support 15 action projects (3 by region) which will be “certified” with the label “8th UNESCO Youth Forum” and implemented by, with and for young women and men between the 8th and the 9th UNESCO Youth Forum Continue reading