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Write the UN World Youth Report 2013 with us!
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The Division for Social Policy and Development (DSPD) of the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) seeks to find and bring to scale the most incredible stories on people’s empowerment around the globe. Stories like YOURS!
You can nominate yourself, or another person you admire who empowered you and therefore your unique and special story. We truly believe that the major social challenges of our time can be solved only with the full participation of people at all levels of society.
DSPD is committed to the promotion of people’s empowerment and social development globally. It is administered by DSPD as part of its mission to promote more equitable growth, seeks to identify innovative approaches for poverty eradication, social integration, full employment and decent work for all.
The deadline for submitting your stories is 14 May 2013.
Once the selection process is completed, we will be honored to announce the final six winners on our website. Winners will also receive an award certificate from the United Nations.
To submit your story, please complete the online form following 2 basic rules:
1 – 1.000 words maximum for your written story (in English)
2 – 10 minutes maximum for your recorded video-story (in English or with English subtitles)
Empower yourself and Inspire the World!
To submit your story, please visit: http://empowerment.unsdn.org
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The upcoming 2013 World Youth Report (WYR) on Youth Migration and Development will offer a multidimensional account and/or perspective of the life experiences of young migrants and young people affected by migration. To learn more about the report click here.
UNDESA-DSPD does not hire directly. Official recruitment, job offers, and employment are conducted through the UN Careers website. Read More