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International Youth Day: 12 August 2015

Tuesday, 28 July 2015
The 2015 International Youth Day theme is Youth Civic Engagement. Youth Civic Engagement, a main goal of the United Nations System-Wide Action Plan on Youth (Youth-SWAP), seeks to promote young people’s effective inclusive civic engagement at all levels. There has been recent increasing attention and policy and programming focus on ...
International Youth Day: 12 August 2015
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Youth Flash Newsletter, June 2015

Friday, 19 June 2015
This issue of Youth Flash features the article “Reflections on World Environment Day” written by David Collste, a Focal Point for the UN Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY) to the 10YFP. David states that while the percentage of impoverished people in the world has significantly declined, the absolute ...
Youth Flash Newsletter, June 2015
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Youth Flash May 2015

Monday, 01 June 2015
This issue of Youth Flash features the article "Pine Nuts Are The People: Indigenous Youths’ Protection of Traditional Foods” written by E'Sha Hoferer, a member of the Agai Diccutta Numu (Trout Eater People), also known as the Walker River Paiute Tribe in Schurz, Nevada.    His goal is to raise awareness for ...
Youth Flash May 2015
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Youth Flash March 2015

Wednesday, 18 March 2015
This issue of Youth Flash features the article "Achieving Gender Equality by 2030 Is Possible!" written by Vivian Onano, a youth representative at UN Women Global Civil Society Advisory Group, an External Relations Fellow with African Leadership Academy and a spokesperson for Education for Moremi Africa. She describes her experiences ...
Youth Flash March 2015
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Workshop on Evidence-informed Policies on Youth Development in Africa, 3-5 December 2014, Nairobi, Kenya.

Monday, 08 December 2014
UNDESA DSPD Focal Point on Youth and the Technical Cooperation Unit carried out a regional training workshop on “Evidence-informed youth policies in Africa”. The workshop was held from 3 to 5 December in Nairobi, Kenya. The meeting brought together United Nations entities, representatives of youth organizations, representatives of Member States ...
Workshop on Evidence-informed Policies on Youth Development in Africa, 3-5 December 2014, Nairobi, Kenya.
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Youth Flash Newsletter, November 2014

Tuesday, 25 November 2014
This issue of Youth Flash features the article “Giving a young perspective on the 2014 UNESCO ESD World Conference” written by Emily Grabo, a young journalist attended the 2014 UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD).   The current article reflects on her experience as a young person at the ...
Youth Flash Newsletter, November 2014
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Youth Delegates at Third Committee raising concerns about jobs, education and inclusion in decision-making 

Thursday, 09 October 2014
The biggest problem facing young people around the world — in developing and developed countries — was unemployment and underemployment, youth representatives told the Third Committee (Social, Humanitarian and Cultural) as it concluded its general discussion on social development, with lively contributions from a number of delegates, many of whom ...
Youth Delegates at Third Committee raising concerns about jobs, education and inclusion in decision-making 
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Youth Flash August 2014

Thursday, 21 August 2014
This issue of Youth Flash features the article “International Youth Day: Mental Health Matters” written by Alicia Raimundo, a “mental health superhero”, battling serious bouts of anxiety, depression and a suicide attempt since the age of 13. The current article reflects on her experience as a mental health superhero. This ...
Youth Flash August 2014
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Celebrating Youth Day, UN stresses importance of good mental health

Thursday, 21 August 2014
Each year 20 per cent of the world’s young people experience a mental health condition, the United Nations reported in a new publication launched to coincide with International Youth Day which this year shines a spotlight on the importance of mental health.“The United Nations wants to help lift the veil ...
Celebrating Youth Day, UN stresses importance of good mental health
 
 

Defining comprehensive indicators for youth development

Monday, 30 June 2014
DSPD Focal Point on Youth participated in an expert group meeting on youth indicators in the Context of the Post-2015 Development Agenda convened by the Commonwealth Secretariat in London, with input from UNDESA and UN HABITAT (19-20 June 2014). The Expert Group Meeting examined global progress on youth indicators, indices ...
Defining comprehensive indicators for youth development
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