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UNDP announces strategy to empower youth for a sustainable future
Tuesday, 01 April 2014
“Youth among hardest hit by inequalities but indispensable for sustainable future” - youth strategy outlines vital support for young men and women
Indians for gender equality Youth, education for all and poverty eradication
Monday, 24 March 2014
Indigenous women from various regions of the world could bring their voices to the 58th session of the Commission for the Status of Women CSW, which took place from 10 to 21 March 2014 at the headquarters of Nations New York.
One in five women who die in childbirth is under age 20
Monday, 17 March 2014
Nearly 20 percent of teenage Dominican girls have been pregnant sometime and one out of every five women who die in childbirth is a girl under age 20.
Press and Youth
Monday, 14 April 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 April 7th to 13th clic here
Caribbean Regional Youth Council Commonwealth Day message
Monday, 17 March 2014
On March 10th, 2014, the Caribbean Regional Youth Council joins The Commonwealth in celebrating Commonwealth day under the theme Team Commonwealth.
A Toolkit for the Measurement of Youth Risk Behavior
Saturday, 08 March 2014
This publication is the third in a series of monographs prepared by the Inter-American Development Bank's Social Protection and Health Division to support the measurement of youth at risk.
International Women's Day
Friday, 07 March 2014
"I have a message for every girl born today, and to every woman and girl on the planet: Realizing human rights and equality is not a dream, it is a duty of governments, the United Nations and every human being", says the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
National Plan for Social Prevention of Youth Violence and Crime in Ecuador
Monday, 03 March 2014
As the result of the technical assistance being developed by the International Juvenile Justice Observatory (IJJO) and the Vice-Ministry of Internal Security of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ecuador, the Methodological Protocol for the Design and Development of the National Plan for Social Prevention of Youth Violence and Crime with a special focus on the young people who require special attention was presented and validated on 13 December in Quito, Ecuador.
UN-Habitat launches call for applications for Urban Youth Fund
Tuesday, 18 February 2014
The UN-Habitat Urban Youth Fund will for the sixth year in a row provide grants to projects led by young people aged 15-32 years who are piloting innovative approaches to employment, good urban governance, shelter, secure tenure and risk rehabilitation. Small development initiatives are eligible for grants up to $25,000.
Unemployment and informality beset Latin American youth
Monday, 17 February 2014
Latin America’s 108 million young people face chronic problems when seeking a job at the start of their working lives. A new ILO study calls calls for the implementation of innovative and effective policies to counter this situation which causes discouragement and frustration.
Trinidad and Tobago records more than 2,500 teenage pregnancies annually
Monday, 10 February 2014
Education Minister Dr. Tim Gopeesingh said many men were getting away with statutory rape after indicating that more than 2, 500 teenage pregnancies are reported annually in Trinidad and Tobago.
Virgin Islands’ youth in agriculture!
Monday, 10 February 2014
Here are two schools that have implemented Agricultural Science; teaching innovative ways of self-sustainability in food security to young persons.
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