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Baku Commitment to Youth Policies
Sunday, 16 November 2014
Marking the 20th anniversary of the World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond and reaffirming its importance as an overarching global youth policy framework, and recalling the Lisbon Declaration on Youth Policies and Programmes, the First Global Forum on Youth Policies specifically aimed at elevating the youth policy debate, with the particular purpose of advancing youth policy development and its full and effective implementation at all levels. Download document
UNESCO Operational Strategy on Youth 2014-2021
Sunday, 16 November 2014
To help ensure that young people become empowered and their contributions are taken into account, UNESCO has recognized the need to facilitate and support youth participation with regards to governance, programming, policy development, advocacy and monitoring.
UNDP Youth Strategy 2014-2017: Empowered Youth, Sustainable Future
Sunday, 16 November 2014
The UNDP Youth Strategy offers key entry points for systematic and coordinated action to support youth within an increasingly complex development context for their social, economic and political development.
Press and Youth
Monday, 01 December 2014
This section offers –every week- a selection of the press notes that appear on the principal on-line journals of different countries of the region, selected with a wide and plural criteria, that intends to show what the press is saying on young men and women. For news from November 24th to 30th click here
Together for Action: Partnerships for Youth Crime and Violence Prevention in the Americas
Monday, 03 November 2014
An international conference organized by the World Bank, USAID, and the Government of Guatemala | November 5-6, 2014 - Antigua, Guatemala. 
1st Global Forum on Youth Policies
Tuesday, 14 October 2014
28-30 October 2014 | Baku, Azerbaijan. The Global Forum on Youth Policies will be convened by the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth together with UNDP, UNESCO, the Council of Europe and the host country. More information here
International Youth Day
Wednesday, 13 August 2014
"A new publication from the United Nations shows that 20 per cent of the world's young people experience a mental health condition each year", highlights the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Reaching poor adolescents in situations of vulnerability with sexual and reproductive health; 2013
Monday, 07 July 2014
This publication focuses on how to best attain optimum sexual and reproductive health among poor adolescents in situations of vulnerability in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) using evidence-based tools and strategies. This document provides a literature review on the work that has already been done to reach marginalized adolescents by various international organizations and recommends four priority tasks in order to reach marginalized adolescents. Download publication
Jamaica receives IDB loan to fight youth crime and violence
Wednesday, 02 July 2014
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a US$20 million loan for Jamaica to strengthen community actions that seek to reduce crime and violence, especially among at-risk youths.
#YOUTH2015 Realizing the future they want
Thursday, 29 May 2014
June 2 - 3 2014 | With the aim to bring the voice of youth into the discussion on addressing the challenges for meeting the Millennium Development Goals and shaping the future development agenda, the Forum will feature five working sessions where youth representatives will have an opportunity to listen to and engage in an interactive discussion.
Improved Employment Options for 15 Thousand Bolivian Youth
Saturday, 24 May 2014
The World Bank (WB) Board of Executive Directors today approved US$20 million in financing for a youth training program for low income Bolivian youth. The Improving Employability and Labor Income of Youth Project will help close to 15 thousand youth between the ages of 17-35 improve their chances of accessing the labor market.
WHO calls for stronger focus on adolescent health
Saturday, 17 May 2014
Road traffic injuries, HIV/AIDS, suicide are top causes of death; Depression is number 1 cause of illness and disability. WHO's "Health for the world’s adolescents" report reveals that depression is the predominant cause of illness and disability for both boys and girls aged 10 to 19 years.
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