Project ID 570RLA3001

The purpose of "Because Youth Matter" is to bring renewed hope and meaning in the lives of young people, harnessing the creative and innovative capacities of young people and open the space for them to voice their perspectives, pursue their aspirations and take action towards a better "normal". It provides a financial support as well as a capacity-strengthening component that seeks to address the challenges affecting youth employability and entrepreneurship.

  • On-going

USD 490,500

Total Project Budget


Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2023.03.07
End Date 2024.09.30
Benchmark as of 2023.03.31


Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Social and human sciences NESTLE SA 490,500 -

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Social and human sciences
Outcome 7 - Promote inclusion and combat discrimination, hate speech and stereotypes Output: 7.SHS4 - Member States capacities strengthened to devise and prioritize effective youth policies and interventions that provide youth with opportunities to meaningfully engage in policy-making and to scale up youth-led solutions at global, regional, national and local level
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 5%
  • 5%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 30%
  • Youth | 100%