United Nations Unite Ideas Summer of Solutions

Call For Application: United Nations Unite Ideas Summer of Solutions

The “Summer Of Solutions” is a call for applications from young people around the world to create innovative technology-based solutions to global challenges. This is a new initiative launched by the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, in partnership with the United Nations Technology and Innovation Labs, United Nations Development Programme, the Office of Information and Communications Technology and Unite…

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime UNODC

Call For Applications: Executive Director At United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

The Secretary-General is pleased to announce the following job opening: Executive Director, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. In order to ensure a wide pool of candidates for this position, the United Nations Secretariat welcomes applications to supplement the Secretary-General’s search and consultations. UNODC is the global leader in the fight against illicit drugs…

United Nations Global Compact SDG Pioneers

Call For Applications: United Nations Global Compact SDG Pioneers 2019

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) lay out a clear vision for a sustainable future, also shaping a new era for business. As part of our Making Global Goals Local Business campaign, each year, the UN Global Compact celebrates a group of SDG Pioneers — business leaders who are doing an exceptional job to advance the Global Goals…

United Nations ECOSOC

Application Open To Apply For United Nations ECOSOC Consultative Status 2019

ECOSOC consultative status is governed by ECOSOC resolution 1996/31, which outlines the eligibility requirements for consultative status, rights and obligations of NGOs in consultative status, procedures for the withdrawal or suspension of consultative status, the role and functions of the ECOSOC Committee on NGOs, and the responsibilities of the UN Secretariat in supporting the consultative…

United Nations Young Professionals Programme UN YPP

Apply For 2019 United Nations Young Professionals Programme

The YPP examination is held once a year and is open to nationals of countries participating in the annual recruitment exercise. The list of participating countries is published annually and varies from year to year. Basic application criteria: You must have the nationality of a participating country. You must hold at least a first-level university…

United Nations Volunteers To Support Emergency Response in Mozambique

Urgently Recruiting: United Nations Volunteers To Support Emergency Response in Mozambique

UNICEF and UNDP are looking for talented individuals who speak English and Portuguese and are available for immediate deployment on UN Volunteer assignments of three to six months to support the humanitarian response in Mozambique, providing support in the areas indicated below. The United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme contributes to peace and development through volunteerism…

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…