On February 1, the UN system launched a new initiative to tackle the global youth employment crisis. The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs will scale-up action to create new opportunities and avenues for quality employment for young people and assist them in "developing the skills needed to compete in today’s job market." (Read more...)
In 22 countries affected by conflict, nearly 24 million children living in crisis zones are out of school, UNICEF reported in January. South Sudan is home to the highest proportion of out of school children. Niger is a close second, followed by Sudan and Afghanistan. (Read more...)
The UN will hold a summit on managing large-scale movements of migrants and refugees during the 2016 General Assembly in September. (Read more...)
Google Maps and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) have agreed to work closely together to make geospatial tracking and mapping products more accessible, providing a high-technology assist to countries tackling climate change. (Read more...)
On December 15, government donors pledged an initial $687.2 million for the work of the UN refugee agency to help almost 60 million displaced or stateless people worldwide in 2016. (Read more...)
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