NEW YORK, 03 October 2012 – Each year on 5 October, education and…Continue
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We are pleased to share our latest report on urban refugee youth, Young and Restless: Harnessing the Economic Resilience of Displaced Youth in Nairobi. This is the second in a series assessing access to education and employment among displaced young people in urban areas. The…Continue
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September 13, 2012 by icmyo
What is the role of youth movements after the Arab Spring? This was the question posed by the high-level panel organized during the International Co-ordination Meeting of Youth Organizations (ICMYO) Networking Day taking place in Cairo, Egypt on 8th September. Mr.…Continue
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Please visit the following link for a groundbreaking study done by youth in Liberia (in collaboration with Search for Common Ground and others):
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New York, August 16, 2012
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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 http://bit.ly/MpM25O
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What could the era of…Continue
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By Katherine Conway: July 6, 2012
“I have always liked to be the bridge between the vulnerable people and those who can make decisions.”
Unaccustomed to being the one…Continue
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Thinking Big, Starting Small:
From Vision to Action
This is a story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody.
There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it.
Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it.
Somebody got angry about that because it was…Continue
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Deadline: 20th June, 2012; 11:59pm
Young and Emerging Leaders are called upon to participate in the NETAD Young and Emerging Leaders Summit.
The summit, organised by Network for Talent Discovery (NETAD)- an organisation committed to talent discovery and development, leadership development and fostering patriotism among teenagers and youths in the African continent - is meant to engage young…Continue
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President Calderón engaged in an interactive dialogue with university representatives of the working groups of the Youth 20 Mexico Delegates’ Summit and received the final document…Continue
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April 27, 2012 - 8:01AM
Opinion Section of Sydney Morning Harald
''I will not let my generation be wasted.''
So said a 22-year-old teacher I met in a slum in Mumbai. I had been making my way around the cows, beggars and carts scattered across the small laneways of this slum. So many colours…Continue
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By Anas Altikriti*
LONDON, Apr 23, 2012 (IPS) - It might be a cliché and often an elaborate exaggeration to term a particular event "historic". However, few can doubt that along with the Civil Rights movements, the collapse of the Soviet Union and the fall of the Berlin Wall, the revolutions that have swept through the Arab world are no less momentous or historic.
While the first decade of the millennium got off to a…
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