Πέμπτη, 23 Μαρτίου 2017

Global Competition for #youthled projects by WMO- Integrated Approaches to Flood and Drought Risk Management: The role of youth.


Global Competition for #youthled projects by WMO- Integrated Approaches to Flood and Drought Risk Management: The role of youth.
This competition has been designed to showcase the practical examples and cases on how an integrated approach to flood and drought risk management has been advanced in practice by or through the involvement of youth under the following three themes:
A. Understanding risk: Participatory data collection (hazard, exposure, vulnerability), risk modelling tools, assessment and mapping and risk communication
B. Early Warning System development: Impact based forecasting, needs assessment, warning communication (technologies), response, and warning evaluation
C. Risk management and planning: Identifying, evaluating and implementing mitigation, preparedness, recovery and response measures at the local level.
Project team members have to be less than 35 years.
Deadline: 31st March 2017.
More: http://bit.ly/2m0oEBa
#Youth2030 #SDGs #GlobalGoals #UN4Youth

Τετάρτη, 22 Μαρτίου 2017

Today is World Water Day!


Did you know that there are over 663 million people living without a safe water supply close to home, spending countless hours queuing or trekking to distant sources, and coping with the health impacts of using contaminated water?
Today is World Water Day! This year, the United Nations is focusing on wastewater and ways to reduce and reuse as over 80% of all the wastewater from our homes, cities, industry and agriculture flows back to nature polluting the environment and losing valuable nutrients and other recoverable materials. Learn more here:
 and watch the video below.

Σάββατο, 18 Μαρτίου 2017

PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival invites the world’s youth


PLURAL+ Youth Video Festival invites the world’s youth to submit dynamic and forward-thinking videos focusing on themes of migration, diversity and social inclusion. Organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the IOM - UN Migration Agency in collaboration with many partners, PLURAL+ recognizes youth as powerful agents of social change, and supports cooperative efforts to reduce tensions in a world often characterized by conflict and division. PLURAL+ aims to also support dialogue between young people from different cultures, and in the process, increase awareness and respect for diversity.
Deadline: 4 June 2017
More: http://pluralplus.unaoc.org/ #PLURALPLUS17 #Youth2030 #SDGs#GlobalGoals
Φεστιβάλ βίντεο plural+ νεολαία καλεί τους νέους του κόσμου να υποβάλουν δυναμική και προοδευτική βίντεο εστιάζουν σε θέματα μετανάστευσης, της διαφορετικότητας και της κοινωνικής ένταξης. Που οργάνωσε η United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) και η IOM-Un Migration Agency σε συνεργασία με πολλούς εταίρους, plural+ αναγνωρίζει τη νεολαία ως ισχυρό πράκτορες της κοινωνικής αλλαγής, και στηρίζει τις προσπάθειες συνεργασίας για να μειώσει τις εντάσεις σε έναν κόσμο που χαρακτηρίζεται από σύγκρουση συχνά Και το τμήμα. Plural+ αποσκοπεί στο να στηρίξει επίσης διάλογο μεταξύ των νέων ανθρώπων από διαφορετικές κουλτούρες, και στην πορεία, αύξηση της ευαισθητοποίησης και του σεβασμού της διαφορετικότητας.
Προθεσμία: 4 Ιουνίου 2017
Περισσότερα: http://pluralplus.unaoc.org/ #pluralplus17 #youth2030#sdgs #globalgoals

Πέμπτη, 16 Μαρτίου 2017

YOUTH AT THE HEART OF THE SDGS:​ mPhoto competition: 15 March-5 May, 2017

YOUTH AT THE HEART OF THE SDGS:​
The #Case4Space photo competition is aimed at raising awareness and advocating for civic space in Asia-Pacific through photography.
Lasting for 8 weeks, the competition will release a weekly question that relates to one of the Case for Space themes.
Who: Young people living in Asia and the Pacific (age: 18-29).
What: Every week, share a photo on Facebook or Instagram, using the #Case4SpaceInsta hashtag. The photo MUST answer the question of the week and include a maximum 50-word caption describing the scene, image and/or issue. To be eligible to win a trip to Bangkok, to present your photo, you MUST participate in all the themes listed below. The photos will be left to the creativity of the photographer, but should attempt to answer the following questions:
Week 1: Freedom of expression, association and assembly
Within the context of your community, what does freedom (online/offline) mean to you? – Online and Offline freedoms
#Case4SpaceInsta #SDGs #GlobalGoals #Youth2030


Δευτέρα, 13 Μαρτίου 2017

en aged between 18 and 30 to participate.
The virtual three-week conversation is organized in preparation for the UNCTAD's e-Commerce Week, taking place from 24 to 28 April 2017, in Geneva.
Main topics to be discussed are:
- The challenges for Youth Employment in the Digital Economy
- The availability of financial technology for youth-led start-ups and businesses
- Access to supporting mechanisms that allow youth to benefit from e-commerce and drive economic and inclusive development
- The challenges and opportunities of data management for e-commerce businesses
More: http://bit.ly/2n1mHHJ
#Youth2030 #UN4Youth #SDGs #GlobalGoals
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Σάββατο, 11 Μαρτίου 2017

Happening now!




Φωτογραφία του χρήστη United Nations Youth.1


As part of the sixty-first session on the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW61), UN Women is hosting a Youth Forum titled, “Youth Create Gender Equality–Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work”, from 11 – 12 March at the UN Headquarters in New York.
In its second year now, the CSW Youth Forum will convene nearly 1000 youth leaders and activists from around the world, to discuss the emerging challenges and opportunities for youth as they strive for gender equality and sustainable development. The Forum will create a safe space for young people to strategise and collaborate towards a global movement for gender equality and empowerment of all women and girls.
The two-day Forum will close with a Youth Declaration, anchored in the voices and experiences of young people, to inform discussions at CSW61 on its priority theme of “Women’s Economic Empowerment in the changing world of work”
Watch LIVE: http://bit.ly/2md9fgi
See the programme flyer: http://bit.ly/2lNRZlE
#YouthCSW61 #CSW61 #Youth2030 #SDGs #GlobalGoalsUnited Nations Youth








 

Παρασκευή, 10 Μαρτίου 2017

Have you ever imagined stepping into someone else’s shoes?

Are you between 21- 30 years old?
Have you ever imagined stepping into someone else’s shoes?
How would you react to a given situation?
“If I were…” invites you to experiment with somebody else’s life through a video (1 minute max.) or a photo made by yourself to illustrate your feelings if you were this person. Change your perspective and express yourself differently! 10 winners will get to attend the “Second International Conference on Youth volunteering and dialogue: Preventing violent extremism and strengthening social inclusion” at UNESCO, in Paris, 12-14 April 2017 + other prizes. More: http://bit.ly/2lULuwE
Deadline: 12 March 2017
Είσαι μεταξύ 21-30 χρονών;
Έχετε ποτέ φανταστεί μπαίνεις στα παπούτσια κάποιου άλλου;
Πώς θα αντιδρούσες σε μια δεδομένη κατάσταση;
" Αν ήμουν..." σας προσκαλεί να πειραματιστούν με τη ζωή κάποιου άλλου μέσα από ένα βίντεο (1 λεπτό μαξ.) ή μια φωτογραφία που έγιναν από τον εαυτό σου να απεικονίζουν τα αισθήματά σου αν ήσουν αυτό το άτομο. Ν ' αλλάξεις προοπτική και εκφραστείς διαφορετικά! 10 νικητές θα πάρει για να παρακολουθήσουν το "δεύτερο διεθνές συνέδριο για τον εθελοντισμό των νέων και του διαλόγου : πρόληψη βίαιου εξτρεμισμού και ενίσχυση της κοινωνικής ένταξης" στο UNESCO, στο Παρίσι, 12-14 Απριλίου 2017 + άλλα βραβεία. Περισσότερα: http://bit.ly/2lULuwE
Προθεσμία: 12 Μαρτίου 2017