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The UN Youth Strategy highlights the importance of transparency from duty-bearers towards young people and the UN system’s role in facilitating it. The Youth2030 dashboard is created to give young people and implementing partners of Youth2030 access to performance insights on the annual reporting of the Youth2030 Scorecards by UNCTs and UN entities.


Youth2030 Online Dashboard

Pressing challenges such as:

COVID-19 pandemic


climate crisis

have halted the world's progress to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.


Progress towards Agenda 2030

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and as the world's largest generation, young people can accelerate this progress with their active participation in:

  • contributing solutions


  • holding institutions accountable

Therefore, the United Nations launched the system-wide Youth Strategy:

with the firm belief that young people in all their diversity need to be full partners in the work of the UN and the implementation of SDGs.

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Through its implementation, Youth2030 facilitates:


on the UN's commitments to youth worldwide and guides the UN System to work together with and for youth.

Accountability of the UN System to track Youth2030 implementation is based on two scorecards, for UN Country Teams (UNCTs) and UN Entities.


The UN's system-wide implementation of Youth2030 is marked on a color-coded scale:

  • At milestone 

    • Moving forward

      • Getting started 

for each key performance indicator and showcased in a youth-friendly and accessible online dashboard.


In 2020, the UN Country Team Scorecard for accountability was launched and institutionalized for annual reporting:

130 UNCTs

reported on their work with and for youth for the first time.

  • Advancing global commitments on youth

  • Implement strategic planning process and make funding available for youth work

  • Strengthening internal organization efforts to deliver with and for youth

In 2021,

showed progress compared to last year.

84 UNCTs

In the coming years of its implementation, Youth2030 aims to achieve the following:

This year, the UN Entities also joined UNCTs in reporting these 3 key areas. The implementation will be continuously reported through the Youth2030 implementation as followed:

Advancing Global Commitments
on Youth

How is the UN making data and evidence and set standards for work on youth?

How is the UN supporting government to work for and with youth?

Establish programmes, projects and partnerships to work for and with youth:

Build capacity and support knowledge exchange for and with youth:

Advocate and communicate for and with youth:

Strategic planning and funding

How does the UN's strategic planning process support the work on youth?

What is the funding available for youth work in the UN?

Internal organization

The UN's coordination arrangement:

The UN's internal capacities on youth:

The UN's youth workforce and internships:

The UN's policies, processes, platforms, for meaningful engagement:


the Youth2030 implementation across all KPIs


In 2020 reporting, UNCTs also shared: 

Insights into the reporting highlighted:

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN has continued to meet the needs of youth in a rapid and robust manner.

Response to the needs of youth throughout COVID-19 pandemic. 


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