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May 2011 Blog Posts (8)

Youth Bulge Scenarios in Eastern Africa

Dear Friends---

A couple of months ago we commissioned a paper to look at the different, changing age structures of young people in Eastern Africa. The work is near completion and the attached paper gives critical analysis of the youth bulge and its consequences as well as scenarios to look at.


This is a very comprehensive outlook of the gleam picture that we have if…


Added by Emmanuel Dennis Ngongo on May 25, 2011 at 4:22am — No Comments


In today’s world where peace is into everyone’s minds and heart, children contribution to the construction of peace is such an asset. Childhood is a period of life where reality and imagination both are connected in a vision of a better world, where empathy puts its foundation

The process of play is a powerful, multifaceted learning experience. Play is central to children's learning, and recently strongly identified with adults achievement and creativity. Play involves exploration,…


Added by Martha LLanos on May 24, 2011 at 9:55pm — No Comments

Youth panel raises awareness on initiatives to advance the rights of indigenous peoples

By Branwyn Lancourt

NEW YORK, USA, 20 May 2011 – A compelling conversation on youth initiatives to promote and protect the rights of indigenous peoples took place yesterday at UNICEF House in New York. The dialogue aimed to raise awareness about how indigenous young people are taking leadership and making a difference in their communities around the world.…


Added by Saji Prelis on May 24, 2011 at 9:39am — No Comments

Intriguing Exhibits Highlight Intel's Science Fair


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May 11, 2011

Intel's International Science and Engineering Fair in Los Angeles brings together more than 1,600 high school students from all over the world to compete for more than $4 million in prizes. Renee Montagne speaks with writer Judy Dutton and competitor Taylor Wilson about this year's fair. Dutton has written a book called Science Fair Season.



Added by Saji Prelis on May 12, 2011 at 9:32pm — No Comments

"Time to demand more from our politicians"

I don’t remember the last time I listen to the radio. Why/ because it's either NDC this or NPP that, selfish politicians and money hungry networks, sorry guys, but I am just tired of you all.

Why can't we have a more informative and progressive discussions on our airwaves? Why can't we discuss how to make our roads more motor able? What about sourcing funds for the construction of more decent school buildings for our young generation learning under trees?

The World Bank and IMF…


Added by Afoom on May 12, 2011 at 3:24pm — 1 Comment

New Age, New Heroes

In seeking to change global attitudes toward Muslims, a comic book from the Islamic world faces a challenge fit for a superhero—or 99.

By Jahanzeb Aslam | From the April 18 & 25, 2011, issue

Ron Wagner / Teshkeel Comics


Added by Saji Prelis on May 12, 2011 at 2:42pm — No Comments

"YOUTH" The Ticking Told Mine?

“YOUTH” The Ticking Time Bomb...or is it a Gold Mine?

An Address to the Commonwealth Conference on ‘Investing in Youth Employment’

9th-10th May 2011, Marlborough House, London

By Emmanuel Dennis Ngongo, CEO - Green Teams Initiative - Africa

Mr. Kamalesh Sharma - Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Dr. Paul Otuoma Hon. Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports of Kenya, Ms.…


Added by Emmanuel Dennis Ngongo on May 9, 2011 at 4:15pm — 1 Comment

Youth and Indigenous Issues

UN Youth Flash: If you have ever participated in the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), it is most unlikely that you missed the presence of the Indigenous Youth Caucus (IYC). To demonstrate their solidarity with their colleagues from IYC, every time a statement of the IYC is…


Added by Saji Prelis on May 4, 2011 at 9:47pm — No Comments

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