Posts Tagged: youth

End violence against women and girls

In response to an invitation to tell the world why they believe in a future free from violence against women and girls for Orange Day, July 25, to make a short video focusing on their vision for a world without violence against women and girls. Our interns made a video. You can too! Make and… Read more »

International Youth Day

by Onaje Crawford   On December 17, 1999, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth suggesting that August 12th be declared International Youth Day. Today, The United Nations’ celebrated the 14th Annual International Youth Day by hosting a series of presentations, video exhibitions, and… Read more »

UNiting for Youth: A Global Interactive Dialogue

Today, Onaje Crawford, one of our Field Education students from Princeton Seminary attended “UNiting for Youth: A Global Interactive Dialogue” at UN headquarters in New York.  Below is his blog. Today, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and the Envoy on Youth held “UNiting for Youth: A Global Interactive Dialogue”, connecting youth leaders from around the world… Read more »

Youth (age 15-35): Tell the UN about Your Migration Experience

United Nations World Youth Report 2013 The United Nations is in the process of preparing its 2013 World Youth Report (WYR) on Youth Migration and Development. The Report will offer a multidimensional account and/or perspective of the life experiences of young migrants and young people affected by migration. Wednesday 23rd  January 2013 saw the launch… Read more »

Presbyterian engagement at the United Nations General Assembly

Last week, New York City welcomed world leaders to the 67th United Nations General Assembly.  The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations was active in raising the voice of Presbyterians from here in the United States as well as those of our partners in the World Communion of Reformed Churches. Worshiped with world leaders at… Read more »

2012: Summer of seminars

 The summer of 2012 has seen a number of groups hold seminars at the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations. Children from the summer program of the First Chinese Presbyterian Church of New York City learned about child soldiers and made red hands Young people from the House of Hope Presbyterian Church in St. Paul,… Read more »

Changing the World: International Youth Day

Tune in the live Webcast to listen to all the very inspiring stories of these young girls. it’s all about Changing The World, which is the theme of tomorrow’s International Youth Day, show your support, join the Change Your World 2011 campaign!

Poem of Peace

Poem of Peace Today is the day of peace,All conflicts in the world must cease!We will try the best we can,To lend a helping hand.We will give free hugs and lots of love,And raise our hands to the sky above!Remember that we are all the sameEven though we have a different name!! The final activity… Read more »

Call for youth participation

PLURAL+ 2011 Youth Video Festival on Migration, Diversity & Social Inclusion Calls for Youth Participation Building on the successes of the past two year’s of PLURAL+, a youth video festival on migration, diversity and social inclusion, the United Nations Alliance…

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Countdown to the International Day of Peace

On June 13, 2010, the United Nations Secretary-General issue a message about the International Day of Peace which will take place on September 21, 2010. The message follows: “One hundred days from today, the world will mark the International Day…

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