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21st Century Skills for All

21st Century Skills for All

21st Century Skills for All – UNICEF and Pearson Launch Educational Partnership for Children. By Kate James and Mike Penrose, Exec Director, UNICEF Tuấn Nguyễn lost his vision when he was 19. At the time, he was a sophomore in a Vietnamese university and had to quit school because he couldn’t […]

UNICEF and Pearson Launch Educational Partnership for Children

UNICEF and Pearson Launch Educational Partnership for Children

Press Release UNICEF, the world’s leading children’s organisation, and Pearson, the world’s learning company, are partnering to support marginalised youth in Myanmar and Vietnam. Together they are launching a programme that equips young people with 21st century and employability skills and helps them create entrepreneurial solutions to the barriers that […]

A photo story: amplifying the voices of youth in Indonesia

A photo story: amplifying the voices of youth in Indonesia

by Ariunzaya Davaa There are over 27,000 active U-Reporters across Indonesia. These are young people who have raised their voices to influence national and even global discussions on issues that are relevant to them including Sustainable Development Goals and National Strategy on the Elimination of Violence in Childhood. To reach more […]

Working within the community

Social Innovation Camp: Creating Solutions that Stimulate Community Commitment

The Bluefields Indian and Caribbean University (BICU) Innovation Laboratory, with the support of UNICEF, held its second Social Innovation Camp on June 3rd and 4th, 2016 in Pearl Lagoon, a small municipality within Nicaragua’s Southern Atlantic Autonomous Region. Facilitated by an Innovation Laboratory team comprised of students from BICU and […]

Building Bots for Messenger – Tips from the Experts: UNICEF

Building Bots for Messenger – Tips from the Experts: UNICEF

Facebook highlights UNICEF for successfully integrating U-Report on Facebook Messenger. UNICEF’s bots for U-Report allows young people from around the world to participate in a social movement that amplifies their voices helping create positive political and social change. Through Messenger, U-Reporters can respond to weekly questions on a range of issues that affect […]

6 illuminating facts that prove bullying is a global issue

6 illuminating facts that prove bullying is a global issue

In honor of International Youth Day, we conducted a poll about bullying using U-Report. More than 100,000 young people responded, and their results highlight the prevalence of bullying and its devastating impact on young people. In reaction to these results, Mashable shared six key findings from U-Report showing how young people around the […]

More than 67,000 U-Reporters are victims of bullying

Two-thirds of young people in more than 18 countries say they have been victims of bullying

PRESS RELEASE On International Youth Day, a new poll highlights prevalence of bullying and its devastating impact on young people NEW YORK, 12 August 2016: More than nine out of 10 young people believe bullying is a pervasive problem in their communities, and two-thirds say they have experienced bullying first hand […]