Join the next Mentorship session on Friday, 5 November! Sessions are 90 minute conversations with invited experts and 20 attendees on a first come, first serve basis. It will be an informal space to discuss different topics and experiences and network with other activists and experts in the field!
Mark your calendars! Join the Youth Leaders & Young Professionals for a screening of the film Pioneers in Skirts, followed by a discussion about the film.
Pioneers in Skirts is a multi-award-winning social impact film about the issues that affect a woman’s pioneering ambition. Real-life stories and frank commentary leave viewers seeing their role in the solution, feeling hopeful, and motivated to act. Learn more about the film and watch the trailer here.
A registration link will be available closer to the date of the event.
Mental Health in an Unequal World: Advancing Mental Health Services for People on the Move High-level Side Event on World Mental Health Day
On the occasion of the World Mental Health Day, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), World Health Organization (WHO), the UN Group of Friends of Mental Health and Well-Being, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and International Organization for Migration (IOM), in partnership with UN Member States, are hosting this side event to examine how inequalities impact mental health and psychosocial wellbeing among refugees, migrants and IDPs. The participants will elaborate on best practices for inclusive, accessible, quality, and sustainable mental health systems within the Universal Health Coverage framework.
NGOs in consultative status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) may submit written statements on the thematic issues considered by CSW66, in accordance with Council resolution 1996/31. Submission of written statements for CSW66 will be open from 24 September to 15 October 2021.
Written statements may be submitted in one of the official languages of the United Nations (Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian, Spanish) and will be published on the CSW website in the language received, closer to the session.
Our YLYP community is over 2,000 people strong! We want to map our global community to see where you’re all located! This map is also a good resource for finding other YLYPs in your region or country! Click the link below to add a pin on the map and introduce yourself!
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