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The United Nations Information Centre, Tokyo (UNIC Tokyo) and Sophia University are, once again, co-organizing a student photo contest on the SDGs with special cooperation from Getty Images Japan. The first contest was launched in Japan last year, with a total of 624 entries from 47 countries from Afghanistan to Brazil.

Students presently enrolled college, university and vocational school are welcome to participate.

For more information go to - https://goo.gl/ha5ejX

Deadline date is : 30 August 2017

  • The UN Youth agenda

    UN Youth Agenda

    Through its three divisions, UN Department of Public Information manages an extensive network that includes its UN Information Centres, NGOs, and academic institutions, which are essential partners in reaching out to a youth audience. In addition, DPI is increasingly using social Media to deliver information to youth about UN events and the work of the UN. Finally, it offers multiple opportunities throughout the year for youth to participate in live interactions with senior UN officials, including the Secretary-General, Messengers of Peace and other youth who are active in searching for solutions to global problems.

    • Key Activities

      • global videoconferences for youth on the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade (25 March); the International Day of Peace (21 September); and Human Rights Day (10 December);
      • the UN4MUN (http://outreach.un.org/mun/) programme which includes two annual workshops for student organizers of MUN conferences and other support for Model UN simulations around the world;
      • the UN Academic Impact (UNAI) which brings institutions of higher learning into association with the UN and offers a mechanism for them to commit themselves to ten universally accepted principles that underlie the United Nations mandate and ASPIRE, the student-driven initiative that promotes UNAI.

    • Model United Nations

      Model United Nations brings young people togehter from across regions and countries in the Caribbean to meet, dialogue and debate on current global issues, very much like the way it is done every year at the United Nations headquarters in New York or Geneva.

      Model United Nations in the Caribbean are hosted in Barbados, the Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago. 

      Learn more about MUN globally and in the Caribbean



    • Youth and the SG

       un youth envoy head banner enUnited Nations Secretary-General established a programmed called the UN Youth Envoy to formally consult iwith young people across the world about the future that they want and their vision of what the United Nations looks like. Young men and women are encouraged to find out if their country has a youth envoy representative; If not get going today with talking to your leaders about your representation at the UN.

      find out more a the UN Youth Envoy page 


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