Listen to the inspirations of youth working with the United Nations in Pakistan.
Peacekeepers serving under the UN flag work in difficult and dangerous environments, risking their lives to protect some of the world’s most vulnerable people.
Since 1948, more than a million women and men have served as UN peacekeepers. Every day, they make a tangible difference in the lives of millions of the world’s most vulnerable people, and every day they save lives. In places like the Central African Republic and South Sudan, our peacekeepers protect civilians against violent attacks and support the delivery of crucial humanitarian assistance. Lear more : Service and Sacrifice
Pakistan: One of the longest-serving and largest contributors to UN peacekeeping
Pakistan has a long history with UN peacekeeping, having been one of the largest contributors of troops and police for decades. Read the UN News article
The United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) is accepting applications for the 2018 Reham Al-Farra (RAF) Memorial Journalism Fellowship, which will be held at UN Headquarters in New York from 16 September to 6 October 2018.
The Fellowship will bring a select group of young journalists from around the world to United Nations Headquarters to cover the General Assembly, interview senior officials, and attend special briefings and workshops.
The Fellowship is open to full-time journalists between the ages of 22 and 35 from countries with developing and transitioning economies. (Pakistan is included)
Applications must be submitted online at https://outreach.un.org/raf/content/reham-al-farra-memorial-journalism-fellowship-2018-application.
The application deadline is 7 May 2018.