WFUNA offers varied resources to help youth get involved with UN-related activities in their communities and beyond, and build the capacity of their UNAs and UNYAs. See something missing or would you like to see more multilingual resources? Submit your suggestions!
- Climate Change
- Youth Channels
- Nuclear Disarmament
- Responsibility to Protect
- Social Enterprises
- Online Tools
- UN Quiz
- WFUNA Social Media
- UN Career Portal - Information on the Young Professionals Programme, Internships, and UN Volunteers. Also available in French.
- UN Volunteers - Information on the UNV Programme
- Explore a Career with the UN - Links provided by the UN Programme on Youth
- Internships with UN agencies
Internships with WFUNA
- Youth Employment Network - Partnership between the International Labour Organization, the UN, and the World Bank
- Join your local UNA and find out how you can get connected to their Youth Section, Student Section, or Youth Association
- 7 Billion Actions Campaign - UNFPA's 7 Billion Actions provides resources to get youth in your community involved
- Conversations for a Better World - Youth community for raising global issues and finding solutions
- European Youth Forum
- Global Youth Action Network - TIG's youth channel on youth action
- National Youth Council
- TakingITGlobal - TakingITGlobal is an international youth portal that offers free blogs, wikis and project pages for youth-led programs and activities. It is a space for meeting other young activists, networking and exchanging ideas.
- UNESCO Youth - Information for youth and the UNESCO Youth Forum
- UN DESA Slideshare - Slides and resources from the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs on a whole range of topics
- UNV Online Volunteering - Get involved by registering to volunteer online and find a task that matches your skills and interests
- UN Youth Delegates
- UN Youth Flash - Newsletter on youth at the United Nations
- Voices of Youth - UNICEF's online platform for youth to share stories and learn
- WPAY - World Programme of Action for Youth
- Youth and the UN - The UN Programme on Youth is the focal point on youth within the United Nations.
Handbook for Establishing a National Youth Delegate Programme to the United Nations (PDF)
This handbook will guide you through the process of developing a proposal and budget for establishing a national Youth Delegate Programme, as well as taking you step-by-step through creating your own campaign for such a Programme. Our ultimate goal – significantly increased youth participation at the United Nations!
- Mobile and Online Publications - Apps and e-books by UN Publications for your mobile or e-reader
- United Nations Publications - Portal site for publications and resources covering everything UN-related
- Common.is - Community for social enterprises, designers, and social ventures
- Devex - Global community of 500,000 development professionals and 1,000 donors and organizations. Also available in French, Japanese, and Spanish.
- Kopernik - Founded by former UN field officers, Kopernik is a technology marketplace with products designed for the developing world
- Sevenly - T-shirt company that donates USD 7.00 of every shirt sold to a weekly cause
- Doodle - Find common meeting schedules with different time zones
- Facebook Nonprofit Resource Center - A resource page for nonprofits by Facebook
- GoToMeeting - Online conference calls and webinars
- Hootsuite - Schedule your tweets and Facebook updates in advance
- Involver - Free apps for Facebook fan pages, including Scribd: Documents app for UNA Youth Facebook page
- Join.me - Online conference calls
- Klout - Aggregates your social media and offers suggestions on how to better reach your followers
- Nonprofits on Mashable - Social media and tech blog with nonprofit resources
- Nonprofit Tech 2.0 - A Social Media Guide for Nonprofits
- Nonprofits on Tumblr - Nonprofit portal on Tumblr
- Skype in the Classroom
- Tumblr - Free microblog where your followers can your articles. Can also be embedded on your UN Youth website
- Twitter - Share news and links with your Twitter followers
- Zoho - Share documents on Facebook with your constituents
- Test your knowledge on the United Nations with WFUNA's UN Quiz
- WFUNA's Official Facebook
- WFUNA Youth Network's Official Facebook
- Tumblr - Stay updated on what the WFUNA Youth Network is doing!
- Twitter - WFUNA Youth Network's Official Twitter account
- Twitter - WFUNA's Official Twitter account
- Google+ - WFUNA's Official Google+ Page
- Google+ Youth Network - WFUNA Youth Network's Official Google+ Page
WFUNA Youth Network Online
Youth Network Podcasts
How can you better engage with your youth association and alumni? Need help with fundraising and project management?
UN Youth Library
The UN has several publications for youth in all areas ranging from education, employment, globalization, to HIV/AIDS.