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Find out how you can take action for young people with Generation Unlimited.

Participants of the Youth Challenge in Thailand pose for a group photo.
Generation Unlimited is a global partnership with an ambitious goal: to help every young person successfully transition from education and training to decent work.
We are creating a world in which all young people are empowered to live out their full potential and, to make it possible, we need a new global movement.
Many of the world’s most influential leaders in government, business and civil society have already joined the effort. Thousands of young people have contributed their energy, ideas and talents. Now, we need you.

Join as a partner

We need your expertise, innovations and market reach as we link young people with quality education, skills and on-the-job training.

We know that young people are not only future employees and customers. They are the thinkers, dreamers and doers of tomorrow. With the right opportunities, they will be the ones to drive innovation and growth for businesses, economies and entire countries.

The Generation Unlimited partnership is built on this shared value.

We invite businesses, government and supporters in civil society to enquire about the following opportunities.

  • Financial investment to take proven solutions to scale.
  • Sponsorship and other support for the Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge.
  • Developing Promising Ideas and delivering breakthrough innovations for young people.
  • Technical expertise in programme management, monitoring and evaluation; data and evidence generation; performance management; and in our priority areas of work.
  • Mentoring and learning opportunities for young people and implementing partners.

We also encourage every organisation to support young people within your own sphere of influence. Read more about how businesses can help to close the skills gap and capture the youth dividend.

    

    

Join as a young person

A group works at a table at the Youth Challenge in Thailand..
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UNICEF Executive Director, Henrietta Fore, meetings participants of the Youth Challenge in Thailand.

Generation Unlimited works with young people for young people.

We know that you are the experts in your own lives and experiences. We recognise that you have a right to speak up about the challenges you face, to be heard by those in power and to meaningfully participate in the decisions that shape your world. We know that you can be a powerful force for change.

That’s why work in partnership with young people, supporting your empowerment as co-creators of your own solutions.

The Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge is your chance to share your ideas and talents with the world. More than 800 young people across 16 countries have already taken part and this year we’re planning to bring the life-changing opportunity to even more places.

Please check back soon or follow us on Twitter or Instagram to be the first to hear about new opportunities to get involved.

Join as an advocate

We all have a part to play in supporting young people to reach their full potential.

As individuals, we can speak up for every young person’s right to education, skills and empowerment.

As professionals and business owners, we can provide mentorship and support new opportunities for young people to build skills and work experience through internships, apprenticeships and job shadowing programmes.

As leaders in our communities, civil society groups and government, we can create spaces for young people to share their views and to have their say in decisions that affect their lives.

Join the discussion on Twitter and Instagram and share our stories to support young voices.