UNDP ‘16 x 16’ Initiative

Apply To Attend UNDP ‘16 x 16’ Initiative 2019

’16 x 16’ is a new global initiative, supported by the Government of Italy, as part of UNDP’s Youth Global Programme for Sustainable Development and Peace (Youth-GPS), to recognize and support 16 youth-led organisations, movements or networks that promote Sustainable Development Goal 16 (SDG16). It is also a contribution to the implementation of the United Nations…

UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education

2019 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education (US$ 50,000 Award)

UNESCO has launched the call for nominations for the 2019 UNESCO Prize for Girls’ and Women’s Education. The Prize annually awards US$ 50,000 to two outstanding laureates. Governments of UNESCO Member States and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in official partnership with UNESCO are now invited to nominate up to three individuals, institutions or organizations who have…

United Nations Model UN Youth Summit 2019

United Nations Model UN Youth Summit 2019

Model United Nations (MUN) simulations are popular exercises for those interested in learning more about the United Nations (UN). It is estimated that more than 400,000 students worldwide participate every year in MUN at all educational levels – from primary school to university. Many of today’s leaders in law, government, business and the arts participated…

Canadian Commission for UNESCO Youth Advisory Group

Apply To Join Canadian Commission for UNESCO Youth Advisory Group 2019

The Canadian Commission for UNESCO (CCUNESCO) believes that young people are key partners.  Their experience and expertise enrich reflection and discussion and also help develop tangible and innovative initiatives. Their concerns and worldviews are important and help shape tomorrow’s world. The Network in Canada The Youth Advisory Group (YAG) is a model of youth engagement…

United Nations Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship 2019

Fully Funded United Nations Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship 2019 (Fully Funded To New York)

The Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship is a unique opportunity for young (22 to 35), working journalists from developing countries and countries with economies in transition to cover the United Nations. Hosted every fall at UN Headquarters, the programme brings a select group of journalists to New York to cover the opening of the General…

Peace Direct and UNOY Peacebuilders Youth and Peacebuilding Consultation

Apply To Peace Direct and UNOY Peacebuilders Youth and Peacebuilding Consultations 2019

Young people living in fragile and conflict-affected countries have long engaged in efforts to prevent violence and promote peace in their communities. Growing evidence has confirmed the important and positive contribution young people can make to resolve conflict and build peace. In addition, the adoption of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security…

United Nations Global Climate Action Award

United Nations Global Climate Action Award 2019 (Fully Funded To UN Climate Conference in Chile)

Spearheaded by UN Climate Change’s Momentum for Change initiative, the UN Global Climate Action Award shines a light on the most innovative, scalable and replicable examples of what people around the world are doing to tackle climate change. Who can apply? Organizations, communities, cities, businesses, universities, governments and others that are taking concrete action on…

UNAOC Young Peacebuilders in MENA 2019 (Fully Funded)

UNAOC Young Peacebuilders in MENA 2019 (Fully Funded)

Guided by the principle that youth are key actors to achieve peace and prevent violent extremism, as stated by UN Security Council resolutions 2250 and 2419 and the United Nations Secretary General’s Plan of Action on Preventing Violent Extremism, UNAOC develops educational programming to enhance the ability of young people and their organizations to foster…

United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Young Peacebuilders Programme in MENA

Fully Funded United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Young Peacebuilders Programme in MENA 2019

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) is pleased to launch the Call for Applications for the 2019 edition of the Young Peacebuilders in Middle East and North Africa programme. The call is open to participants between 18 to 25 years old, from the region, with a strong interest in growing their ability to act as…

UNESCO Academic Conference on the Safety of Journalists

UNESCO Academic Conference on the Safety of Journalists (Fully Funded)

Journalists throughout the world are increasingly faced with threats that range from harassment to arbitrary detention, kidnapping, physical attacks, and in the most extreme cases, killing. Threats to journalist occur both online and offline and women journalists are particularly affected by gender-specific forms of attacks, such as sexual harassment and violence. UNESCO is the mandated…