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Press Release - International Summit of Religious Youth Leaders on Disarmament

Press Release - International Summit of Religious Youth Leaders on Disarmament



World’s Youth Leaders Gather to Address the Challenges of Militarization, Nuclear Weapons and the Misuse of Religion Youth Leaders Summit



From the site: http://www.wcrp.org/news/press/nepal-07-13-09

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Added by Saji Prelis on July 13, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Role of youth vital in defeating terrorism

PAKISTAN: Role of youth vital in defeating terrorism



(From Associate Press of Pakistan) Islamabad, June 26 - PRIME Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani said youth hold the key in purging terrorism afflicting the nation and in reinforcing the image of Islam as a religion of peace. The Prime Minister was speaking at a ceremony of distribution of placement orders among about 250 youth belonging to Rawalpindi and Islamabad region here on Friday under the National Internship… Continue

Added by Saji Prelis on July 2, 2009 at 8:31am — No Comments

Using mobile phones in advocacy campaigns

I found this on ELDIS and thought there is useful information for for youth movements in it.



Using mobile phones in advocacy campaigns



Authors: Stein,M.

Produced by: MobileActive. org (2007)



Click here to read report





Speed is often critical in an advocacy campaign and mobile phones allow the rapid dissemination of messages to a network of… Continue

Added by Saji Prelis on June 11, 2009 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Youth-Led Advocacy: Young people lobby their governments in support of the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities to life

Youth-led advocacy: Young people lobby their governments in support of the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities to life



Young people with disabilities have ideas, passion and experience. They also have stories that they want to tell the world. Groups of young people with disabilities from 18 countries have been able to do this through the Young Voices initiative of the Leonard Cheshire Disability Global Alliance.



Young people make up more than half… Continue

Added by Saji Prelis on May 5, 2009 at 4:10pm — No Comments

World Digital Library Project

World Digital Library Project

I think this would be a great tool for research. This is just the beginning. Imagine 2 years from now if You have access to as many historical and current records from all the major libraries in the world all in one place...what that would do to all of us and our work? I like to imagine the potential...



This site contains information about the World Digital Library project. To visit the World Digital Library go to… Continue

Added by Saji Prelis on April 26, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Reflections on Peacebuilding Evaluations

As peacebuilding practitioners, we have struggled to articulate the impact of our work that goes beyond the basic numbers. In the struggle to do so, we have to take a minute to reflect on how far we have come, the pitfalls that still exist and the long road ahead. To me, I approach this field from the perspective of how we could learn to be more accountable to the partners and communities we work in. In doing so, how can these same partners and communities hold us (outsiders) more accountable… Continue

Added by Saji Prelis on April 24, 2009 at 9:13am — No Comments

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's "Children of Taliban"

TV: Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's "Children of Taliban"

See the complete video at: http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/stories/pakistan802/video/video_index.html



FRONTLINE/WORLD

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

9:00-10:00 p.m. ET on PBS



FRONTLINE/WORLD Meets Young Recruits to a Taliban Insurgency in Pakistan



As her country slips further into political instability, becoming perhaps the most volatile nation in the world, FRONTLINE/World correspondent Sharmeen… Continue

Added by Saji Prelis on April 15, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

A Place at the table for Youth on Aid, Capacity Development and Networks.

In a recent article titled, Partnering for progress: A new approach to capacity development after Accra, highlighted the need for improved capacity development to address and manage the complex realities on the ground. It also highlighted the growing realization that donor agencies' role has to change in order to positively impact capacity development. I believe youth led organizations and initiatives can play a vital role in these discussions, discussions especially pertaining to aid… Continue

Added by Saji Prelis on April 7, 2009 at 8:54am — No Comments

M&E Tools Focused on Incorporating Children and Youth in Program Monitoring

OVC Voices: Recap from the CRS OVC Forum

Posted on July 17, 2008 by Jennine Carmichael

Posted on: CYES Network



M&E Tools Focused on Incorporating Children and Youth in Program Monitoring



I recently had the opportunity to attend the Orphans and Vulnerable Children Forum hosted on 25-26 June 2008 by Catholic Relief Services. The event showcased CRS’s work in OVC programming and, of particular interest to… Continue

Added by Saji Prelis on April 2, 2009 at 12:34pm — No Comments

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