Youth in Peace and Security

Tackling Crime and Support Security and Peace Building

The Youth have to be included in the peace building processes in decision making on matters related to peace building. Inclusion and participation of young people enhances their capabilities and affords them the opportunity to improve their lives as well as those of their communities. 

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Use UN Security Council Seat To Promote Empowerment Of Youth

The engagement of Youth in bringing about peace and security in the region is critical The two-round victory over Djibouti in the hotly contested election by 193 members for Kenya…

Young Somali Women Complete Training In Construction Skills And Ready To Work

Proud graduates who completed the three month Project Rajo construction skills training programme in Garowe, Puntland, Somalia. Credit UN-Habitat/2019 Garowe, Puntland, Somalia, February 2019 –  In…

UN-Habitat Commits To Localizing The Youth Peace And Security Agenda

Discussions on how youth can promote peace in Somalia on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly - UN-Habitat/2018/Abdullahi NEW YORK, USA, October 2018 – Across…

Four Start-Ups Launched In Jubbaland Following Intensive Training Of Youth In Construction Skills

Programme participants at the graduation ceremony in Kismayo, Jubbaland. March 2019 Kismayo, Somalia – As part of the Somalia Strengthening Institutions for Public Works Project RAJO (SSIPWP) and Youth Employment Somalia (YES), 280 young…