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August 2012 Blog Posts (6)

Together with Children and Youth Engagement in Post-2015 Agenda

New York, August 16, 2012

  • A call for a Child-Youth Declaration On Post-2015 announced during two day multi stakeholder meeting on strengthening child and youth participation in the future global goal setting process
  • Youth participation is fundamental for the post-2015 agenda. They are the ones that will have to do the heavy lifting in its implementation,” said Amina J. Mohammed, Special Adviser to the Secretary-General in Post-2015 Development…

Added by Saji Prelis on August 20, 2012 at 4:41pm — No Comments

A Picture for Peace Contest

UNOY is looking for you! Do you have any experience with shooting photo's and do you believe that your amateur shots are good enough? Please join our contest! 

To mark the International Day of Peace, the United Network of Young Peacebuilders is giving young people aged 15-30 all over the world the chance to show their contributions to peace by taking part in a…


Added by UNOY on August 20, 2012 at 10:44am — No Comments

Leadership of young women crucial to advance development - Ban

Ban: leadership of young women crucial to worldwide

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks at the Seoul National…


Added by Saji Prelis on August 16, 2012 at 8:23am — No Comments

Youth and the Millennium Development Goals

The Millennium Development Goals are eight goals that all 191 United Nations member states have agreed to try to achieve by the year 2015. The United Nations Millennium Declaration, signed in September 2000, commits the states to achieving these goals.

The Millennium Development Goals recognize that slums are not anomalies of an urban landscape but rather, in many countries, slums house large proportions of the urban population and cannot be ignored. UN-HABITAT's vision is directly…


Added by Saji Prelis on August 16, 2012 at 8:14am — No Comments

What is there to write home about the International Youth Day 2012?

Today being the International Youth Day, I examine some of the gains made by young people, the failures of the system and a bit of reflection on what needs to be done to put the agenda of young people back to focus. Please read on

Added by Emmanuel Dennis Ngongo on August 12, 2012 at 7:13am — No Comments

Off the Sidelines and Onto the Field: New Opportunities to Learn About Girls' Participation in Sports


This blog is part of a series organized by The Huffington Post and the NGO alliance InterAction around the London 2012 Olympics.

What could the era of…


Added by anna conn on August 9, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

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