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…

Digital Grassroots Ambassadors For 2019

Apply To Be Digital Grassroots Ambassadors For 2019

The Internet Governance Forum that took place at the United Nations in Geneva from the 18th to the 21st of December 2017 had the theme: ‘Shape Your Digital Future.’ Internet Society Youth Fellows saw the need to increase youth participation in Internet Governance Issues. Even though we are digital natives, young people are secluded from the decision…

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…

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…