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Engaging with the young in a young country.
An optimistic view on the power of youth to foster positive change unites participants at the first National Youth Conference in South Sudan coconvened by UNESCO
UNESCO creates the Groundwater Youth Network
UNESCO is committed to engaging with youth not just as beneficiaries but also as knowledge holders changemakers and leaders In this context the Organization is launching the Groundwater Youth Network GWYN to collaborate with young scientists in addressing water security
UNESCO strengthens youth development and engagement in Uzbekistan
UN Youth Advisory Board and Uzbek Youth Parliament delegates teamed up on 2425 January in Tashkent to learn about youth civic engagement and to develop a set of recommendations to address youth issues in Uzbekistan
UNESCO calls for proposals for the 2022 Silk Roads Youth Research Grant
UNESCO calls on young women and men under the age of 35 to apply for the 2022 Silk Roads Youth Research Grant The grant aims to mobilize young researchers for further study of the Silk Roads shared heritage Twelve grants of USD10000 will be awarded per research project
Youth and policy makers design COVID-19 recovery solutions together
Young people from every region of the world and policymakers will start a dialogue on concrete recovery efforts in response to COVID19 around youth wellbeing rights learning youthled action and role of technology This will happen on 25 March 2022 at a hybrid highlevel policy conference of the Youth as Researchers YAR on COVID19 global initiative coconvened by the UNESCO Social and Human Sciences Programme and UNESCO Chairs at the National University of Ireland Galway and the Pennsylvania State University
New youth champions trained to fight racism and discrimination
UNESCO recently welcomed a new batch of youth champions from around the world to fight racism and discrimination through a change in mindsets More than 1500 students and teachers completed the 17th edition of the UNESCO Master Class against Racism and Discriminations held on 21 March 2022 on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Youth and policy makers join forces in pandemic recovery efforts
55 young researchers from UNESCOs signature Youth As Researchers on COVID19 initiative and close to 20 policy makers from various Member States debated on priorities for postpandemic recovery with for and by youth during a HighLevel Policy Conference hosted on site and online by UNESCO on 25 March 2022 Central to the debate were the insights of the young researchers on the impact of the pandemic on youth wellbeing learning action rights and use of technology