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July 2011 Blog Posts (6)

Nexus Summit Inspires Next Generation of Billionaires to Give Back

Jul. 29 2011 - 12:27 pm |

The Nexus Global Youth…

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Added by Saji Prelis on July 29, 2011 at 4:26pm — No Comments

UN Secretary-General's remarks at high-level meeting on youth side event: "Giving it back, passing it on": Corporate Engagement and Youth Philanthropy as Pathways to Development

 

New York, USA, July 27, 2011

Thank you, Mr. Sean Koh, [Founder and CEO, Koherent Inc.], for your very kind introduction. It is very inspiring, what you have been saying. That is exactly what the United Nations is trying to achieve. Mr. John Kluge, philanthropist and entrepreneur; Ms. Reeta Roy, President and CEO of MasterCard Foundation; Ms. Monique Coleman, UN Youth Champion; Colleagues;

Ladies and gentlemen,

 

Good morning, and thank you for joining us…

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Added by Saji Prelis on July 28, 2011 at 11:01am — No Comments

UN high-level forum spotlights young people’s potential as agents of change

 

GA President Joseph Deiss (left) with international top model Alek Wek at the high-level meeting on youth

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Added by Saji Prelis on July 25, 2011 at 11:04pm — No Comments

Regional Overview:The State of Youth in Asia and the Pacific



  • The Asian and Pacific region is home to over 45% of the world's youth, amounting to around 700 million young people.
  • Within this region, a number of sub regional disparities exist:
    • South Asia is the most youthful sub region: It is home to 26% of the entire world's youth, with youth representing up to 20% of its population
    • In South-East Asia and the Pacific, youth constitute 18% of the population
    • In East Asia,…
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Added by Saji Prelis on July 15, 2011 at 1:34pm — No Comments

In a World of 7 Billion People, We Must Invest in Adolescents and Young People



Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin

Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund

 

In a few days' time, world leaders and policy makers will…

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Added by Saji Prelis on July 7, 2011 at 9:11am — No Comments

Youth and Non-Formal Education and Community Involvement

Original Source: UN Youth Flash, Vol. 8, No.6, June 2011…

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Added by Saji Prelis on July 6, 2011 at 10:09pm — No Comments

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