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GLOMEF to Establish Africa-Europe Youth Center in Ghana

Global Media Foundation, a non-profit media advocacy foundation is to establish Africa-Europe Youth Center in Ghana which intend to promote Africa-Europe youth exchanges, networking and political participation of non-state actors. The Center would provides the possibility for youth leaders, youth workers, experts and trainers to participate in youth activities and youth exchanges projects to be trained . The CEO of the Foundation Raphael Godlove Ahenu Jr. announced this interview…


Added by Raphael Godlove Ahenu on April 9, 2012 at 6:43am — No Comments

Liberia Youth Engagement

Our American team is off to Monrovia to join the Liberian team, so we will soon finally be a complete group!  We will be covering the country speaking with youth, and hopefully post to this blog as much as possible.  Keep your eyes peeled.  

Added by Tom on March 5, 2012 at 10:44pm — No Comments

PPOD is off to Liberia in less than a week!

PPOD is off to Liberia in less than a week!

Added by Neha Raval on March 4, 2012 at 4:37pm — No Comments

Call for Membership - UNOY Peacebuilders is looking for new members to join their network

Who we are


The United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY – pronounced ‘You Know Why’) is a global network of young people and youth organisations committed to establishing peaceful societies. UNOY Peacebuilders is a non-political, non-religious, non-governmental organisation that welcomes youth peace initiatives/ organisations and young peacebuilders…


Added by UNOY on February 27, 2012 at 10:12am — No Comments

Out of Afghanistan: incredible stories of the boys who walked to Europe

The country is so dangerous it's no wonder so many leave, traveling alone across the Middle East in search of a new life.

  • The Observer, Saturday 28 January 2012…

Added by Saji Prelis on February 13, 2012 at 7:47am — No Comments

Unemployment: The Pain that comes from the World we live today




World mishaps are not a secret anymore. Economic downturns cannot be hidden as the world takes total economic lapse. Currently the world is faced with, or rather to be more specific the Euro zone is anticipating a looming recession as it tackles its sovereign debt crisis. Should the rumors be true and another recession hit, maybe far worse than the economic crisis in…


Added by Saji Prelis on February 12, 2012 at 2:56pm — No Comments

UNDP Call for Caribbean Youth Think Tank Membership - Deadline March 1st 2012


Dear Friends,

Calling allYouth

Ø  Do you want your voice to be heard?

Ø  Are you that person who cares aboutthe Caribbean?

Ø  Do you want to contribute todecision making in your country and region and shape the future?

Ø  Do you dream about an even bettertomorrow?

Ø  Do you see the strengths around you and the possibilities for change?

Ø  Would you want to connect with otheryouth and engage in conversations about key…


Added by Rituu B Nanda on February 7, 2012 at 9:24am — No Comments

UN chief outlines five-year action plan to build ‘the future we want’

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon outlines his vision for the next five years to the General Assembly. UN Photo/Mark Garten

25 January 2012 –

Secretary-GeneralBan Ki-moon today outlined a series of actions he believes the global community…

Added by Saji Prelis on January 25, 2012 at 3:53pm — No Comments

South Sudan: Moving Past Violence in Jonglei

From IRIN News: “There is a clear disconnect between the youth and both the traditional and political leaders. The tradition of youth respecting and listening to their elders has been lost. Without the youth's involvement, and their sense of ownership of the peace process, any attempt at peace will fail,”

SOUTH SUDAN: Moving beyond violence in Jonglei…


Added by Andrew Clark on January 23, 2012 at 11:00pm — 2 Comments

Thoughtleaders & Changemakers to speak at the Nigeria Symposium for Young and Emerging Leaders – View the Full Lineup

Posted on Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 at 3:31 PM

By Damilare Aiki

The Central Working Committee (CWC) for The Nigeria Symposium for Young and Emerging Leaders has unveiled the full list of keynote speakers, lead-ins and discussants  for this historic event, which will gather young Nigerian leaders from…


Added by Saji Prelis on January 4, 2012 at 10:27am — No Comments

Where There Is No Doctor

Many rural communities where Global Media Foundation operates do not have access to health services due to lack of health centres. These people are illiterate farmers and knew nothing about modern medicines. To added insult to their injury, road network leading to these communities are unmotorable during the rain season.

How  do people in these communities survivals, especially pregnant women. Maternal mortality in Ghana is high because of some of these factors.

What can we as…


Added by Raphael Godlove Ahenu on January 2, 2012 at 7:48am — No Comments

Arab Spring anniversary: how a lost generation found its voice

It started with a death in Tunisia, spread to Egypt, Libya, Bahrain and Syria. But one year on, the youth revolt has gone truly global


Added by Saji Prelis on December 28, 2011 at 9:12pm — No Comments

Global Knowledge Fair/ Festival d’échange Mondial/ Международная ярмарка знаний/Feria Global de Conocimientos

Global Knowledge Fair/ Festival d’échange Mondial/ Международная ярмарка знаний/

 Feria Global de Conocimientos



Celebration of SALT

Global Knowledge Fair, India

20-24th November 2012


Are you are intrigued by SALT and would you like to experience it?

Is your…


Added by Rituu B Nanda on December 22, 2011 at 10:23am — No Comments

Faces of Iraqi Youth


Added by Saji Prelis on November 30, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Rise in young entrepreneurs starting businesses by 15%


Added by Saji Prelis on November 25, 2011 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Next Generation Philanthropy

Next Gen Philanthropy

Hosted by Daniel Kaufman (November 2011)

Picture a philanthropist. Go ahead—close your eyes and really try to get an image in your mind. If you’re like most, you are probably picturing an older, very wealthy man. What do you see? Andrew Carnegie? Bill Gates? The Monopoly guy?…


Added by anna conn on November 15, 2011 at 10:11pm — No Comments

Is education ENOUGH to get the job you want?

In 2008, 67 million children were out of school. If current trends continue, there could be more children out of school in 2015 than there are today.

October 27, 2011|Issue:…


Added by Saji Prelis on November 10, 2011 at 9:48pm — No Comments

World Becoming Less Violent: Despite Global Conflict, Statistics Show Violence In Steady Decline

World More Peaceful

By SETH BORENSTEIN   10/22/11 02:31 PM ET   AP Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- It seems as if violence is everywhere, but it's really on the run.



Added by Saji Prelis on October 23, 2011 at 11:14am — No Comments

Urban youth can save Africa - or sink it

Greg Mills | 09 October, 2011 01:19
A commuter train on the Kenya-Uganda railway line chugs through Kibera, one of the largest and poorest slums in Africa and home to about a million people, in Kenya's capital, Nairobi. Urbanisation in Africa is gathering speed…

Added by Saji Prelis on October 12, 2011 at 1:07pm — No Comments

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