Tag Archives: United Nations Young Leaders for Sustainable Development

Young Leader Madelle Kangha Promotes the Positive Impacts of Techincal and Vocational Education for Youth in Africa

This past July, a social media campaign organized by Young Leader for the Sustainable Development Goals, Madelle Kangha, asked young people across Africa to ponder and respond to the question: “How has learning a skill helped change your life?” To celebrate World Youth Skills Day, Kangha’s organization, Jumpstart Academy Africa, in partnership with Impact Bridges […]

Over 18,000 Nominations Received in Young Leaders Campaign

Following a month-long call for nominations for the first Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals, more than 18,000 submissions from 186 countries were received by the Office of the UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth. The  Young Leaders is a flagship initiative of the Envoy, intended to recognize and engage exceptional young people who are […]

UN launches worldwide search for exceptional Young Leaders to help achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Young Leaders will collaborate with UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth to help end poverty, combat climate change and reduce inequality   15 June 2016, UN Headquarters, New York- The United Nations today launched a new initiative to recognize exceptional young people who are leaders in the effort to end poverty, combat climate change and reduce inequalities.  Spear-headed […]