Video interviews with more than two dozen people under 30, from Libya to… Continue
Added by Saji Prelis on March 21, 2011 at 12:30pm —
Radhika Coomaraswamy Under-Secretary-General, Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict
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Did you know that nearly 45 percent of all youth globally, aged 15-24, are living on less than 2 dollars a day? This equates to almost 515 million young people. The situation is especially profound for youth in developing countries, particularly for those living in rural areas. Among these youth some groups are even more likely to be poor, such as young women, youth with disabilities, youth living in countries with armed conflict, youth living as refugees or indigenous youth.
It is… Continue
Added by Saji Prelis on March 1, 2011 at 4:09pm —
Life can be interest thing they say, but believe me it sure is interesting, full stop.
The time for Africa to make a move and think of its children is now.
How can the children of such a rich woman go hungry everyday?
Why should only few children of mother Africa leave in affluence whiles majority of her children leave in depravity?
Where are her beautiful…
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4.0 RESULTS AND DATA ANALYSIS
This chapter shows and explains the results of the analysis of data on poverty rates, HIPC contribution and GDP growth rates, GDP growth rates with HIPC contribution and HIPC contribution of poverty reduction expenditure. The graph here was designed using Microsoft Excel version 2007 and the tables were developed with SPSS version 16.0.
4.1 RELATIONS BETWEEN GDP GROWTH RATES WITHOUT HIPC AND POVERTY… Continue
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Emilio Morenatti/Associated Press
CIRCLE OF DISSENT Protesters holding candles walked around an Egyptian Army tank parked in Cairo on Wednesday. By DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK Published:…
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UNITED NATIONS, New York—Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, the new Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, today put forth his vision as the Fund’s leader, focusing on the challenges of a world population of 7 billion and the needs of the largest generation of young people. Continue
In his first address to the UNDP/UNFPA Executive Board, Dr. Osotimehin described a world population of 7 billion in 2011 as “a major milestone in human history,” where “every person should enjoy…
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By Firas Al-Atraqchi: 29 Jan 2011. Al Jazeera
|For the first time in their lives, young men and women feel…
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The august 4th exercise was an indicator that Kenyans are critically in need of reforms; in this note one can actually read the rate at which the Kenyan citizens have matured both morally,
mentally and politically.…
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From the San Francisco Chronicle:
Mark Dowee was 18 when rebels stormed into his family's home in rural Bong County, Liberia, more than a dozen years ago. They raped his mother in his presence and left with his 17-year-old sister. Dowee has not seen his sister since.
Dowee soon became a general in Charles Taylor's patchwork… Continue
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Dublin:Front Line report documents the struggle for survival of human rights defenders in Colombia, Indonesia and Zimbabwe
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In The Globe and Mail’s recent series on Canada’s “underachieving” boys,
there was a repeated lament about the lack of positive male role models
in our schools and the larger society. But perhaps what we really lack
is a full appreciation of the role models already in our midst – men
such as Roméo Dallaire, a senator and a retired lieutenant-general.
Like many Canadians, I’ve followed Mr. Dallaire’s career with interest and admiration. But I was reminded again of… Continue
Added by Saji Prelis on November 16, 2010 at 2:33pm —
By Nahla Benslama
on October 27, 2010
More than 700 satellite TV channels broadcast programmes in the Arab world, with topics ranging from religion and art to politics and astrology. Yet, very few of them, if any, offer “real” viewing options
Added by Saji Prelis on November 3, 2010 at 8:54am —
July 19, 2010 1:29 p.m. EDT
Street kids, pictured in Odessa, Ukraine, in 2005, inject drugs. Street children face an HIV epidemic, UNICEF warns.
Added by Saji Prelis on October 17, 2010 at 10:45am —
I'm looking out for people who are interested in youth and policy.
My work is on the different constructions of youth identity in peace and conflict policy, with special reference on the UN and World Bank. If you are interested in this field, please let me know!
Added by Elaine Pratley on September 20, 2010 at 7:17pm —
We are accepting applications for Spring semester, too!
The Woolman Semester, a semester school focused on Peace, Social Justice, and Sustainable Living is still accepting applications for our Spring 2011 semester.…
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Photo: AP: Former Sri Lankan child combatants play a cricket game in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Mar 2010. Sri Lanka Cricket launched a program to promote cricket among children, including those who took part in the country's civil war, with the help of the United Nations Children's Fund. (file photo)
Date: 14 September 2010
Author: Lisa… Continue
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