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PEACEapp: Call for applications

PEACEapp (http://www.unaoc.org/peaceapp) is a global competition organized by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the United Nations Development Program in collaboration with Build Up to promote digital games & gamified apps as venues for cultural dialogue and conflict management. Additional partners of PEACEapp include GamesForChange, Institute for Economics and Peace, ICT4Peace Foundation, and MIT [...]
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Entrepreneurs for Social Change: Deadline Extended

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations is organizing a 7-day training in collaboration with Fondazione CRT and the Italian Government. The training will bring together 20 young people from the Euro-Mediterranean region to enhance the skills needed to boost a business idea with a social mission, and be a powerful motor of economic development and [...]
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Call for applications: Youth Event at the UNAOC Forum in Bali, Indonesia

We have the pleasure to announce that the 6th Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations will take place in Bali, Indonesia, on 29 and 30 August 2014. The theme of the Forum will be “Unity in Diversity: Celebrating Diversity for Common and Shared Values”. This Forum will bring together participants including youth, political [...]
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Reminder – Call for applications – UNAOC-EF Summer School

The deadline for application to the UNAOC-EF Summer School 2014 is 22 April 2014. The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF) will co-organize their UNAOC-EF Summer School for the second consecutive year. This summer, 75 youth leaders from all over the world will be invited to engage in dialogue across [...]
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Reminder – Call for applications – Intercultural Innovation Award

Is your organization promoting intercultural understanding and cooperation? You have only 15 days left to apply for the Intercultural Innovation Award. Deadline 30 April. Top ten finalists will receive financial and strategic support to expand projects, make them visible, sustainable, interconnected and more. To be considered, organizations must apply online by Wednesday, 30 April, 2014 [...]
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Intercultural Innovation Award: Call for applications now open

The BMW Group and the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) have started, under the Intercultural Innovation Award, their annual search for grass-root organizations engaged in innovative cross-cultural work. Ten organizations with grassroots projects that promote intercultural understanding in new and sustainable ways will be awarded funding and strategic support by the BMW Group and [...]
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UNAOC-EF Summer School 2014: Call for applications now open

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF) will co-organize their UNAOC-EF Summer School for the second consecutive year. This summer, 75 youth leaders from all over the world will be invited to engage in dialogue across borders, build critical skills for global citizenship and strengthen the ability to achieve lasting [...]
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Launch of the Online Platform for Youth in the UN

Message from the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth The primary objective of this website is to be an information hub that provides news about the different UN agencies’ work with and for youth. The website is a one stop shop for all Youth related news and opportunities in the UN. It provides [...]
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UN Secretary-General’s message on International Youth Day 2013

With Youth Accounting for 10 Per Cent of World’s Migrants, the UN Secretary-General Urges Focus on their Movement at High-level Dialogue in October Following is UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s message for International Youth Day, 12 August, under the theme “Youth Migration: Moving Development Forward”: This year’s observance of International Youth Day focuses on the issue [...]
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Call for applications: Open meeting with youth organizations and the UN IANYD

UNITED NATIONS INTER-AGENCY NETWORK ON YOUTH DEVELOPMENT OPEN MEETING WITH YOUTH ORGANIZATIONS, NETWORKS AND MOVEMENTS 18-20th September 2013 United Nations Headquarters BACKGROUND. The United Nations Inter-Agency Network on Youth Development (IANYD) is a network consisting of 40 UN entities, represented primarily at the headquarters level, whose work is relevant to youth. The aim of the [...]
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