News on Youth leadership & participation

3 October 2006
News
BRUSSELS — Noting that reproductive health commodities remain dangerously under-funded, Mari Simonen, UNFPA Deputy Executive Director (External Relations, UN Affairs and Management) launched a major global initiative to... Read more
11 April 2006
News
UNITED NATIONS, New York — United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan accepted the first Seville Node Between Cultures Award in Spain on Monday and immediately pledged its monetary prize to a UNFPA-led joint initiative... Read more
14 August 2006
News
TORONTO, Canada — Three days before the XVI International AIDS Conference officially opened, youth delegates were preparing themselves to be more powerful advocates. In the stately gothic buildings of the University of... Read more
18 January 2008
News
HO, Ghana  — For Christiane and Yannick Milev, tackling teen pregnancy is a family affair. Together the mother-and-son team run Village Exchange Ghana, a community-based NGO offering support to young mothers and other... Read more
10 July 2007
News
AMBURSA, Kebbi State, Nigeria—In the halls of an emir’s palace in northern Nigeria, a council of senior traditional leaders moves into the main receiving room, their flowing white robes coming gently to rest as they... Read more
2 August 2007
News
New York – Global health leaders from eight international organizations, including the World Bank, have agreed on a coordinated plan to help developing countries with health funding and technical and policy assistance.... Read more
9 March 2010
News
PORT-AU-PRINCE — “There was sadness, but also songs of joy and a strong commitment to rebuild Haiti,” said Thoraya Ahmed Obaid, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, after attending an... Read more
15 February 2010
News
PYONGYANG, Democratic People’s Republic of Korea — More than 35,000 North Koreans fanned out all over their country during the first half of October 2008 to knock on every door and interview an adult from every... Read more
20 April 2010
News
Many organizations are working to eliminate female genital mutilation/cutting in Africa. But the organization that has been most successful in this, Senegal's Tostan, was not originally focused on this particular... Read more
19 March 2010
News
PORT-AU-PRINCE — Every day for the past week, Emanuel Eliacin has led an operation that seems like Mission Impossible: Select a thousand 11- to 16-year-olds from camps for the displaced population, put them on 20 buses... Read more

Pages