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Responding to the concerns of future leaders

Every day, young women and men are pushing for the changes we urgently need in technology, climate action and job markets.  


Government of Japan and UNDP commit to support Young Entrepreneurs in the Arab States Region

New York- Investing in young entrepreneurs and innovators across the Arab States region is a key method for empowering youth across the region and advancing toward the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable…  


ECOSOC Youth Forum

Remarks at Youth & Climate Session – Opening Segment  


Knowledge Week Directs Youth as Change Agents of the Future Jordanian Youth Presented Action Plan to Make Jordan a Knowledge Society

Jordan- In line with the continuous efforts to promote the Global Knowledge Index (GKI) as an advocacy tool and to widely disseminate and embed it in policy debates, the United Nations Development…  


Launch of Youth Leadership Programme 5

The Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) was launched in 2015 as an initiative to build the region’s most dynamic network working at the intersection of youth, innovation and sustainable development.  


Youth Leadership Programme “Innovating for Sustainable Impact” YLP4

Building on the lessons learned and momentum generated during YLP1, 2, and 3; YLP4 in 2018 will continue its aim of unlocking the potential of youth in the region and fostering their active role in…  


Can Innovation work in crisis-affected areas?

Somalia has lately been hitting the headlines for all the right reasons. Two of the world’s leading broadcasters – the BBC and Reuters – have hailed the country’s efforts to tap into the potential of…  


Young Somali Innovators getting Future Ready

Gifted young Somalis are learning ways to turn their innovative ideas and development solutions into start-ups and social enterprises. A new initiative called ‘Future Ready’ is providing valuable…  


Celebrating Knowledge for Sustainable Development

Opening Remarks at "Celebrating Knowledge for Sustainable Development"  


Staying safe in Iraq

On this year’s international Youth Day, see how UNDP is working with the Government of Iraq to create #SafeSpaces4Youth  

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