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Youth - News Archive 2008-2009
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  2009 International Essay Contest for Young People - Winners Announced!   2009 International Essay Contest for Young People - Winners Announced!
13-11-2009 (UNESCO) - The results of the 10th edition of the International Essay Contest are now available. Young people from all over the world have their say on "The role of science in building a better world”.  More...

 

  Message from Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of International Youth Day, 12 August 2009   Message from Koïchiro Matsuura, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of International Youth Day, 12 August 2009
12-08-2009 (UNESCO) -   More...

 

  2nd Forum of Ministers and High-Ranking Officials Responsible for Youth in Central America   2nd Forum of Ministers and High-Ranking Officials Responsible for Youth in Central America
11-08-2009 (UNESCO) - The 2nd Forum of Ministers and High-Ranking Officials responsible for Youth in Central America will be held in San Jose, Costa Rica, from 21-22 August, 2009 on the theme: “Towards the institutionalization of public programs of prevention”.  More...

 

  Call for best practices in Youth Policies and Programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean   Call for best practices in Youth Policies and Programmes in Latin America and the Caribbean
28-04-2009 (UNESCO) - The call falls within the framework of a collective project of international, regional and governmental organizations of which UNESCO is the Coordinator, in addition to academic and civil sectors to identify, disseminate and transfer best practices in youth policies and programmes in the region. The deadline for submission of proposals is 26 May 2009.  More...

 

  2009 International Essay Contest - Goi Peace Foundation and UNESCO   2009 International Essay Contest - Goi Peace Foundation and UNESCO
27-02-2009 (UNESCO) - The Goi Peace Foundation and UNESCO are pleased to invite young people from around the world to participate in the 2009 International Essay Contest. The theme of this year’s contest is: "The role of science in building a better world". The deadline for applications is 30 June 2009.  More...

 

  2008 International Essay Contest for Young People - Winners Announced!   2008 International Essay Contest for Young People - Winners Announced!
04-12-2008 (UNESCO) - The results of the International Essay Contest 2008, organized by the Goi Peace Foundation and UNESCO, are now available. The theme was "My project to create positive change in my environment: How can I foster sustainable development in my community?”  More...

 

  Giving a chance to young artists – an homage to sculptor Minoru Kano   Giving a chance to young artists – an homage to sculptor Minoru Kano
18-11-2008 (UNESCO) - From 8 to 12 December 2008, UNESCO will host the sculptures exhibition « Kano – Son chemin ». This exhibition retraces half century of creation by sculptor Minoru Kano (1930-2007) in France.  More...

 

  Young people participate in the 32nd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Quebec   Young people participate in the 32nd session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Quebec
14-11-2008 (UNESCO) - To broaden their knowledge on the different aspects and issues related to world heritage, thirty young people from sixteen countries gathered in Quebec, Canada, during the 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee, held from 21 June to 10 July 2008. The event was organized by Parks Canada and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO.  More...

 

  Musician Juan Luis Guerra of the Dominican Republic designated UNESCO Artist for Peace   Musician Juan Luis Guerra of the Dominican Republic designated UNESCO Artist for Peace
16-09-2008 (UNESCOPRESS) - UNESCO Director-General, Koïchiro Matsuura, designated the Dominican musician Juan Luis Guerra UNESCO Artist for Peace during a ceremony on 15 September 2008 at the Organization’s Headquarters in Paris.  More...

 

  2008 UNESCO Regional Meeting   2008 UNESCO Regional Meeting "Youth Networks and Policies"
12-09-2008 (UNESCO) - As part of the follow up to the 1st Americas Youth Forum, the UNESCO Regional Meeting - Youth Networks and Policies will take place during the International Conference of the Americas (CILA 2008), in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, from 15 to 19 October 2008.  More...

 

  The Director-General designates Hakuho as UNESCO Champion for Sport   The Director-General designates Hakuho as UNESCO Champion for Sport
11-09-2008 (UNESCO) - On 2 September 2008, Mr Davaajargal Munkhb, the Mongolian sumo wrestler known professionally as Hakuho, was designated UNESCO Champion for Sport by the Organisation’s Director-General, Mr Koïchiro Matsuura, in recognition of his dedication to UNESCO’s values and ideals.  More...

 

  4th World Youth Congress   4th World Youth Congress
18-07-2008 (UNESCO/World Youth Congress) - The 4th World Youth Congress will bring together more than 600 young people active in the field of sustainable development at the University of Laval in Quebec, from 10 to 21 August 2008. UNESCO will propose two workshops at this event.  More...

 

  UNESCO at the BNP Paribas Cup   UNESCO at the BNP Paribas Cup
28-06-2008 (UNESCO) - 19 years ago, the Stade Français created the Youth tennis tournament Cup, named the BNP Paribas Cup since 2004. Along the years, this event became the "French Open for youngsters of 14 years old and less…". This year's tournament will take place from 7 to 13 July in Paris, France.  More...

 

  Regional Youth Meeting on Migrations   Regional Youth Meeting on Migrations
19-06-2008 (Quartiers du Monde) - With UNESCO's support and in partnership with the UNESCO Venice Chair “Social and Spatial Inclusion of Migrants: Urban Policies and Practices”, the European and African teams of the association Quartiers du Monde (i.e. Neighborhoods of the World) have worked for 8 months on a participative research-action on migrations. In order to compare and analyze their first results, the international coordination team of this project organizes a regional youth meeting in Sale, Morocco, 29 June-3 July 2008.  More...

 

  UNESCO meeting in Bahrain will consider ways to counter violent radicalization of youth   UNESCO meeting in Bahrain will consider ways to counter violent radicalization of youth
10-06-2008 (UNESCO PRESS) - Over 100 specialists and young people from all of the world’s regions will meet in Bahrain from 15-17 June to look at ways of dissuading youth from engaging in violent, radical behaviour. The meeting, organized by UNESCO, will showcase community-based projects and best practices that constructively engage youth and foster conditions that provide young people with positive options for their own future.  More...

 

  Together with youth against racism   Together with youth against racism
03-06-2008 (UNESCOPRESS) - Young Europeans are being invited to join a continent-wide campaign launched today by UNESCO, FC Barcelona and the European Parliament to eradicate violence and racism in sport.  More...

 

  2008 International Essay Contest - Goi Peace Foundation, UNESCO and the Earthrise Society   2008 International Essay Contest - Goi Peace Foundation, UNESCO and the Earthrise Society
18-03-2008 (UNESCO) - The Goi Peace Foundation, UNESCO and the Earthrise Society are holding an International Essay Contest for youth on creating a positive change in communities. The deadline for submissions is June 30th 2008.  More...

 

  1st Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations – Youth Programme   1st Forum of the UN Alliance of Civilizations – Youth Programme
12-02-2008 (UNESCO) - UNESCO participated in the 1st Forum of the Alliance of Civilizations (AoC) which took place in Madrid (Spain) from 15 to 16 January 2008. UNESCO was actively associated to the part devoted to Youth. Two sessions specifically devoted to youth issues were organized during this Forum, one on youth and the media, and the second on youth and intercultural dialogue.  More...

 

  Goi Foundation Essay Contest   Goi Foundation Essay Contest
25-01-2008 (UNESCO) - The results of the International Essay Contest of the Goi Peace Foundation are now available.  More...

 




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