UNESCO YouthMobile Seed-Grants For Africa Code Week 2019

UNESCO YouthMobile Seed-Grants is now seeking applications for supporting local organizations to implement Africa Code Week workshops. The project aims to empower girls with digital skills and equip teachers with coding knowledge to teach more students in the future. UNESCO YouthMobile is joining forces with SAP to empower young Africans with coding and digital skills…

International Peace Institute and United Nations Human Security Unit Localizing th­­e 2030 Agenda Forum

Fully Funded International Peace Institute and United Nations Human Security Unit Localizing th­­e 2030 Agenda Forum

International Peace Institute (IPI) and the UN Human Security Unit (HSU), in collaboration with the Government of The Gambia, the Senegalo-Gambian Permanent Secretariat, the UN Resident Coordinator and the UN Country Team in The Gambia are pleased to announce the expression of interest and call for applications to participate in a forum on Localizing th­­e 2030…

Restless Development

Call For Application: UNESCO & Restless Development Workshop For Youth-Led CSOs

Restless Development is a agency powered by young people. In partnership with UNESCO we are inviting youth-led organsiations, networks and activists to join us for a workshop to strengthen Media and Information Literacy in Malawi! What will the workshop look like? The workshop will take place in Lilongwe over 3 days in mid-September 2019 (dates…

UNDP and African Union African Young Women Leaders Fellowship

UNDP and African Union Young Women Leaders Fellowship

African Young Women Leaders Fellowship Programme – a partnership between the African Union Commission (AUC) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). This exciting partnership aims to build a new generation of young African women leaders and experts to serve Africa and the world in designing and implementing development programmes in the context of the SDGs and Agenda 2063. AUC and…

United Nations Youth Climate Summit

Call For Applications: United Nations Youth Climate Summit 2019

The UN Youth Climate Summit is a platform for young leaders who are driving climate action to showcase their solutions at the United Nations, and to meaningfully engage with decision-makers on the defining issue of our time. This historic event will take place on Saturday, September 21 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York,…

UNESCO Workshop on Sustainability of Information Preservation 2019

Call For Participation: UNESCO Workshop on Sustainability of Information Preservation (Funded)

The UNESCO Regional Multisectoral Office for West Africa-Sahel, through the Communication and Information Programme, is organizing an experts’ workshop to develop indicators to monitor the sustainability of information preservation. An initiative directly linked to the Sustainable Development Objective 16, which makes access to information one of the requirements of development. UNESCO, following the strategy of…

United Nations Global Call for Special Representative Nominations

United Nations Global Call for Special Representative Nominations 2019

Mandated by the UN Security Council and the General Assembly, the United Nations deploys peacekeeping and special political missions to the field in support of a particular country or region. The Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs (DPPA) is the principal support structure for peacemaking and preventive diplomacy efforts. The Department provides support to numerous envoys of…

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…