Curated Tools

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About the Collection

This collection consists of a subset of 100 key tools that have been selected based on their perceived relevance to the efforts of UN Country Teams and other stakeholders to implement Youth2030, the UN system-wide Youth Strategy. The curated tools cover all five priority areas of the UN Youth Strategy

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Unpacking school to work transition: data and evidence synthesis

2019

The paper clarifies the concepts around school-to-work transition; highlights trends in school-to-work transition of young people and the drivers that shape these trends; and uses the evidence to propose a holistic theory of change for consideration by UNICEF.

Area:

Priority Area 3

Theme:

Domain:

UNCT Leadership, Culture, Architecture, Capacities

Source:

Language:

Other Tag:

Multistakeholder

English

Youth Political Participation Programming Guide

2018

NDI developed this resource to offer guidance on how to assist young women and men in becoming more politically organized and active.

Area:

Priority Area 4

Theme:

Domain:

Youth Inclusive Political Processes

Cooperation Framework

Source:

Language:

Other Tag:

CSO

English

Women and Young Persons with Disabilities: Guidelines for Providing Rights-Based and Gender-Responsive Services to Address Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)

2016

Aims to provide practical and concrete guidelines for making GBV and SRHR services more inclusive of and accessible to women and young persons with disabilities and for targeting interventions to meet their disability-specific needs.

Area:

Priority Area 4

Theme:

Domain:

Intersectionality and Youth in Vulnerable Situations

Cooperation Framework

Source:

Language:

Other Tag:

UN

English

Guidance note on adolescent participation in UNICEF M&E

2019

This guidance note was created in response to that challenge, to assist UNICEF staff determine what form of APM&E can best add value; how adolescents can be meaning- fully, safely and ethically involved in different contexts; what practical issues should be considered when designing and implementing participatory M&E activities; and what tools and resources can be used to support such a process.

Area:

Priority Area 4

Theme:

Domain:

UNCT Leadership, Culture, Architecture, Capacities

Source:

Language:

Other Tag:

UN

English

Frontlines: Young people at the forefront of preventing and responding to violent extremism

2019

The report puts forward and synthesizes data from field case studies/focus group discussions, a mapping of youth-led actions in the five regions, a global literature review, and a global survey on Youth and countering and preventing violent extremism for practitioners, to better understand young people’s aspirations and perceptions and improve programming.

Area:

Priority Area 5

Theme:

Domain:

Youth, Peace and Security

Cooperation Framework

Source:

Language:

Other Tag:

UN

English, Arabic

Generation Connect

2019

Generation Connect aims to engage global youth and encourage their participation as equal partners alongside the leaders of today’s digital change, empowering young people with the skills and opportunities to advance their vision of a connected future.

Area:

Priority Area 3

Theme:

Domain:

UNCT Leadership, Culture, Architecture, Capacities

Source:

Language:

Other Tag:

UN

English

Digital

Enhancing Youth Political Participation throughout the Electoral Cycle

2015

This publication identifies key entry points for the inclusion of young people in political and electoral processes and compiles good practice examples of mechanisms for youth political empowerment around the globe, focusing on innovative instruments with the potential to provide fresh inputs for UNDP programmes as well as initiatives by other stakeholder.

Area:

Priority Area 4

Theme:

Domain:

Youth Inclusive Political Processes

Cooperation Framework

Source:

Language:

Other Tag:

UN

English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Russian

ENGAGED AND HEARD! Guidelines on Adolescent Participation and Civic Engagement

2020

The Guidelines are intended to support the design of meaningful and equitable Adolescent Participation and Civic Engagement. They provide information on the ‘why’, ‘what’ and ‘how-to’ of adolescent participation and civic engagement. The main sections include guidance on: Conceptual understanding, Main strategies and key interventions , Organizational commitment and processes, and Monitoring and evaluation. The appendices provide sector-specific guidelines for adolescent participation in: Health, WASH, Nutrition and HIV; Education; Child protection, care and justice; Disaster risk reduction, climate change and environmental protection; and Peacebuilding and humanitarian response.

Area:

Priority Area 4

Theme:

Domain:

Civic Participation

UNCT Leadership, Culture, Architecture, Capacities

Source:

Language:

Other Tag:

UN

English

UNDP-UNV Talent Programme for Young Professionals with Disabilities

2018

The Talent Programme offers an opportunity to work in the UN Development System. Their assignments may be with UNDP Country Office, Regional Hub or Headquarters. Through a year long assignment, young professional with disabilities will acquire practical work experience and get exposed to the UN Development mission.

Area:

Priority Area 4

Theme:

Domain:

UNCT Leadership, Culture, Architecture, Capacities

Source:

Language:

Other Tag:

UN

English

YPS UN Handbook

2021

The handbook provides background information on the YPS agenda,
as well as operational guidance for its implementation.

Area:

Priority Area 5

Theme:

Domain:

Youth, Peace and Security

Cooperation Framework

Source:

Language:

Other Tag:

Multistakeholder

English

Priority Area 1:

Engagement, Participation and Advocacy

Priority Area 2:

Informed and Healthy Foundations

Priority Area 3:

Economic Empowerment through Decent Work

Priority Area 4:

Youth and Human Rights

Priority Area 5:

Peace and Resilience Building