Courage of young refugees to “tell story” inspires new documentary

The courage of young refugees to tell their story on stage has inspired a new documentary in Australia.

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Extremism flourishes when human rights are violated: UN official

The risk of violent extremism and terrorism can be reduced by guaranteeing social and human rights as well as access to opportunities and employment.

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Young people want to craft new “narrative” for society

The Somali terrorist group Al-Shabaab takes its name from the Arabic word for “youth,” but young people there have been urged to reclaim the word by a UN official who also happens to be one of their peers.

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Nigerian youth leader envisions peaceful future

Young leaders from across the globe are outlining their visions for a better future at a UN-sponsored meeting in Azerbaijan.

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“Inclusive” aspect of “living together” stressed at UN conference

The importance of diverse communities living together in harmony is expected to be underlined at a UN conference getting underway in Azerbaijan on Monday.

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As Nagorno-Karabakh violence flares, Ban urges 'immediate end to fighting'

Deeply disturbed by the recent reports of large-scale ceasefire violations along the Line of Contact in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged all relevant parties to put an immediate end to the fighting and take urgent steps to de-escalate the situation.