In Youth Day message, Annan urges efforts to fight AIDS, cut unemployment

Secretary-General Kofi Annan has urged governments to follow up on pledges made to address two of the most serious global challenges facing today's youth - AIDS and unemployment.

With funds from Japan, UN agencies to extend youth project in Balkans

The Japanese Government has pledged $400,000 to extend a United Nations-implemented initiative to build confidence among ethnically divided young people in Bosnia and Herzegovina.