The Youth2030 Tools

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About Youth2030 Toolkit

The Youth2030 Toolkit is an online systematized compilation of existing tools on how to work WITH and FOR youth. 

It is a practical resource for action and advocacy for United Nations Country Teams (UNCTs), governments, and youth networks, including policymakers and programme implementers to implement the UN system-wide Youth Strategy, Youth2030. 

This Toolkit has been built by the United Nations together with youth and comprises more than 750 resources, tools, and good practices across Youth2030 Priority and Foundational areas. 

Toolkit Structure

The tools of the Youth2030 Toolkit have been classified per user, domains, and themes.

  • User: the target audiences of this Toolkit are primarily governments, youth networks and UNCTs. 

  • Domains: the domains of the Toolkit mirror the different sections of the Youth2030 UNCT Scorecard.  

  • Themes: this Toolkit is thematically aligned with Youth2030 Foundational and Priority areas. 

Overarching Documents

Overarching documents include treaties, resolutions, global guidance and other reference documents. Those are crucial as the first entry into a specific thematic area related to youth and/or as an umbrella to understand the global frameworks that may already be in place.

Government

The tools under “government” provide a series of “how-to”  tools to enhance governments’  capacities in meaningfully engaging for and with youth in policy and programming. These tools might also be used by the UNCTs and youth to advocate and take action towards Youth2030 delivery.  

Youth

The tools under “youth” aim at supporting youth to advocate for their meaningful engagement at policy and programmatic levels and to hold accountable different stakeholders and in particular the UN, in the implementation of Youth2030.  

UN Country Team (UNCT)

The tools under “UNCT” aim at providing harmonized technical assistance within countries with practical resources to support UNCTs to implement the UN Youth Strategy. 

Thematic Tools

This collection consists of tools that are related to specific thematic areas, including COVID-19 response and recovery, Leave No One Behind, and digitalization

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 Curated Tools

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

 User-specific Collections

Curated lists of tools, drawn from the Youth2030 Toolkit, have been created for specific user groups, including UN Country Teams, youth networks and government counterparts

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Country Team (UNCT)

Government

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Thematic

(COVID, LNOB, Digital) 

 

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About the Migration Governance Indicators

2020

In 2015, IOM developed a Migration Governance Framework (MiGOF) to help define what “well-managed migration policy” might look like at the national level. The MiGOF was welcomed by IOM’s Member States the same year. The Migration Governance Indicators (MGI) were developed to assess national frameworks, and help to operationalize the MiGOF.

Area:

Priority Area 4

Theme:

Intersectionality and Youth in Vulnerable Situations

Domain:

Source:

Language:

Extra Tag:

Policy Alignment

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English


Youth Participation in National YPS Implementation

2021

This website is an independent and purely youth-led initiative to present data on assessing leadership, participation and inclusion of young people in the implementation of the Youth, Peace & Security (YPS) agenda at the national level, with specific attention given to the different forms and levels of youth participation in these efforts. The data can be searched by country and processes. For more information about the research, see About section.

Area:

Priority Area 5

Theme:

Youth, Peace and Security

Domain:

Source:

Language:

Extra Tag:

Youth Engagement in National Processes

Youth

English

Digital

Leading Minds for Children and Young People

2019

on 7-9 November 2019UNICEF and WHO convened a global consultation on child and adolescent mental health

Area:

Priority Area 2

Theme:

Mental Health

Domain:

Source:

Language:

Extra Tag:

Advocacy and Communication

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English


Global Standards for Health Promoting Schools

2018

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Area:

Priority Area 2

Theme:

Quality Education

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Extra Tag:

Overarching Tools

UN

English


Youth in action for gender equality: Agency! Leadership! Activism! – Implementation guide

2019

In alignment with the United Nations Youth 2030 Strategy, the UN Women YPoA seeks to empower young women, young men, and non-binary people through an intergenerational, intersectional approach, focusing on shifting social norms, supporting policy change, fostering girls’ leadership, and amplifying their voices through effective partnerships.

Area:

Priority Area 4

Theme:

Intersectionality and Youth in Vulnerable Situations

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Source:

Language:

Extra Tag:

UNCT Leadership, Culture, Architecture, Capacities

UN

English

Learning for Peace: Narratives from the Field
A compendium
of programme strategies 2012/2016

2018

‘Learning for Peace’ is a global education and advocacy initiative to develop social cohesion, resilience, and security by strengthening educational practices and policies in conflict- affected contexts.

Area:

Priority Area 4

Theme:

Human Rights Education

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Source:

Language:

Extra Tag:

Advocacy and Communication

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English

Priority Area 5

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