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Igniting Hope - transforming humanitarian action with and for young people

14 June 2018
Tuesday, 19 June 2018, 8:30 – 9:45 This is one of the side-events to be convened during the ECOSOC Humanitarian Affairs Segment, in keeping with this year’s theme: Restoring humanity, respecting human dignity and leaving no one behind: working together to...

High-level panel discussion - youth as protagonists in preventing violent extremism

13 June 2018
Save the date for a high-level event co-hosted by Qatar and GCERF on 28 June 13:15-15:00 Institute of Interational Education  RSVP: fidris@mofa.gov.qa and outreach@gcerf.org (by 15 June) Achim Steiner and Vladimir Voronkov will be keynote speakers. Panelists will include the DED of...

World Day to Combat Desertification

08 June 2018
The World Day to Combat Desertification is around the corner and this year the World Day to Combat Desertification (WDCD) with the slogan “Land has true value. Invest in it” will focus on consumers making smart decisions and investments...

World Ocean Day!

08 June 2018
Action focus for 2018: preventing plastic pollution and encouraging solutions for a healthy ocean Plastic pollution is causing tremendous harm to our marine resources. For example: 80% of all pollution in the ocean comes from people on land. 8 million tonnes of plastic...

2018 Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change

06 June 2018
About the competition: The United Nations recognizes the key role that youth play in tackling climate change. UN Climate Change and its partners have run the annual Global Youth Video Competition since 2015. The competition demonstrates how young...
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