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Are you interested in discussing about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their potential of addressing some of the most pressing global challenges to make our world a better place? Join Thomas Gass, Assistant Secretary- General for the Department of Economic and Social Affairs, on June 29, 11:00 to 12:30 PM (EDT) on a live Twitter Chat! Share your questions or comments by tweeting...
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Are you interested in discussing about the Sustainable Development Goals SDGs and
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06/21/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Youth employment remains a global challenge and a top policy concern worldwide.
Find out about the Tổ chức Lao động Quốc tế - International Labour Organization's Programme on Youth Employment here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
#DecentJobsforYouth
Youth employment remains a global challenge and a top policy concern worldwide
Wandera Farooque Jaberi
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United Nations Youth
06/20/2017 at 17:26. Facebook
The new Secretary- General's Envoy on Youth has been announced!
United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has appointed Jayathma Wickramanayake of Sri Lanka as his next Envoy on Youth. She will succeed Ahmad Alhendawi of Jordan.

Having represented and motivated global youth development on an international level since the age of 21, notably during high-level United Nations...
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The new Secretary General's Envoy on Youth has been announced
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United Nations Youth
06/20/2017 at 15:26. Facebook
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06/20/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Today is World Refugee Day. Did you know that 1 person flees every 3 seconds to become a refugee?

As some of you might recall, 19 year old Yusra Mardini was appointed as the youngest Goodwill Ambassador for the UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency on 27th April 2017. She swam in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as a member of the first-ever Refugee Olympic Team and now lives and studies in Berlin. Yusra...
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United Nations Youth
06/19/2017 at 15:05. Facebook
Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict. The theme for 2017: "Preventing Sexual Violence Crimes through Justice and Deterrence".

Read the report of the Secretary- General on Conflict-Related Sexual Violence here: [ Bit.ly Link ] and find out more about what has been happening in the year 2016 regarding the implementation of the Security Council...
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United Nations Youth
06/18/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
In many countries, today is Fathers' Day. Let's celebrate the important role fathers play in their children’s and families’ lives!

Parents have a unique opportunity to shape their children’s development—and their future—in the earliest years of life, especially the first 1,000 days.
Girls and boys should be able to survive and thrive to become drivers of development. Healthy, educated, and...
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In many countries today is Fathers Day Lets celebrate the important role
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Dušan Ćojo
United Nations Youth
United Nations Youth
06/17/2017 at 12:30. Facebook
Topic 4 of the #Youth4Peace Global Online Consultations, focusing on the role of education in peacebuilding is now open for comments here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Share your views on any (or all) of the questions:
- What role does / should education play in the promotion of young people’s involvement in peacebuilding?
- How are formal and non-formal education initiatives enhancing youth agency and...
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Topic 4 of the Youth4Peace Global Online Consultations focusing on the role
United Nations Youth
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06/16/2017 at 18:21. Facebook
The United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development has launched a short youth survey for the UN Strategy on Youth! It is open to every young person who is between 10 and 30 years old. Now is your chance to share your views of what is important for you with the United Nations!
Go to the survey here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

#UN4Youth #Youth2030
The United Nations InterAgency Network on Youth Development has launched a short
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Sahar Bishr
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United Nations Youth
06/16/2017 at 15:12. Facebook
Aged 18-30? Want to win a trip to attend COP23 in Bonn, Germany? Send UNFCCC and United Nations Development Programme - UNDP an inspiring video about the project or campaign you are involved in to combat climate change in the two categories: Climate friendly and resilient cities OR Oceans and climate change. Find out more here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
#UN4Youth
Aged 1830 Want to win a trip to attend COP23 in Bonn
Hamza Basit
Anam Hayat
Imane Chatri
Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. “Understand and End Financial Abuse of Older People: A Human Rights Issue” is the theme for 2017.

Virtually all countries are expected to see substantial growth in the number of older persons between 2015 and 2030, and that growth will be faster in developing regions. Because the numbers of older persons are growing, the amount of elder abuse can be...
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Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Understand and End Financial Abuse
Did you know that there are 71 million unemployed youth worldwide and 156 million young workers living in poverty?
The Tổ chức Lao động Quốc tế - International Labour Organization (ILO) has had a long-standing commitment to promote decent work for youth. Its activities on youth employment span over advocacy, knowledge development and dissemination, policy and technical advice and capacity...
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Each day war forces thousands of families to flee their homes.
To escape the violence and persecution, they leave everything behind.

Join UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and FC Barcelona Foundation in the greatest global movement in support of refugees: [ Signandpass.org Link ]

#SignAndPass
Javed Babu
Calling ventures with solutions that tackle the Sustainable Development Goals!
Accelerate2030 is a 9-month acceleration programme by Impact Hub and United Nations Development Programme - UNDP which enables you to become more investment-ready and measures your impact in order to scale internationally!
Apply now:
#GlobalGoals #FutureofBusiness
Calling ventures with solutions that tackle the Sustainable Development Goals
Javed Babu
Today is World Day Against Child Labour. This year the theme focuses on impact of conflicts and disasters on child labour. Read this brochure by Tổ chức Lao động Quốc tế - International Labour Organization (ILO) on how conflicts and disasters contribute to child labour and what ILO is doing to tackle this. More here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
#NoChildLabour
Today is World Day Against Child Labour This year the theme focuses
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Do you believe in a bright future for our planet and have a big environmental idea?

Each year, six young people – one from each global region – will be named Young Champions of the Earth by UN Environment. These winners receive seed funding, intensive training, and tailored mentorship to help them bring their big environmental ideas to life. Apply today! [ Unep.org Link ]

#YoungChamps #UN4Youth
The Ocean Conference at the United Nations Headquarters ends today. Watch what is going on LIVE right now here: webtv.un.org

Also, read this article by United Nations Development Programme - UNDP on the 10 things you can do to protect and preserve the ocean here: [ Bit.ly Link ]
#SaveOurOcean

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The Ocean Conference at the United Nations Headquarters ends today Watch what
Today is World Oceans Day. The theme for 2017 is "Our oceans, our future". Find out how you can register your commitment for Goal 14- Life below water- here: [ Oceanconference.un.org Link ]

Also, read these articles by Leonard DiCaprio: [ Bit.ly Link ] and Edward Norton about their concerns for the ocean and the planet: [ Bit.ly Link ]

#SaveOurOcean #CleanSeas
Calling all youth photographers! World Youth Skills Day is coming up and we want you to participate in the #SkillsinAction Photo competition by UNESCO! Capture amazing moments when skills are in action, showing how Technical and vocational education and training (#TVET) and skills development are contributing to one of the following:
- Encouraging youth employment and entrepreneurship
-...
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Calling all youth photographers World Youth Skills Day is coming up and
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Do you know that by 2050, our ocean will hold more plastic than fish?
Since Monday, world leaders, scientists, ocean advocates and more have been gathering in New York to take action to protect, conserve and sustainably use ocean resources that are declining because of human activities in the #OceanConference. Use #SaveOurOcean all of this week to show your support and also register your...
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Do you know that by 2050 our ocean will hold more plastic than fish
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