'Retain unemployed youth in country'
“It will definitely give better results in retaining youth in villages and increasing productivity of agriculture and industrial sector,” Shrestha said, adding that retaining youths in villages is…
Michelle Obama's trip to southern Africa to focus on youth
(CNN) -- First lady Michelle Obama's official trip to southern Africa next week will focus on youth leadership and education, and will include meetings with key figures in the anti-aparthei…
This is great! I quickly skimmed through it and I am happy to see that it covers a lot of the areas(geographic) and topics that are talked about less frequently. Thanks for the resource.
Please share a short bio for yourself. This should be no more than 3-4 short paragraphs.
For nearly 2 decades, I have worked with children and youth in several parts of the world in peace education, conflict resolution, trauma counseling, self esteem building, and reintegration programs. Prior to joining CPBI as Program Advisor, I served as Child Protection Coordinator of the International Rescue Committee - Uganda, Head of the Children and Youth Division of Search For Common Ground, Co-Chair for the Washington Network on Children and Armed Conflict and co-Founder of the National Association of Palava Managers, a Liberian youth initiative that conducts conflict resolution and peacebuilding work in schools and communities in Liberia.
As a consultant, I have provided technical assistance to organizations such as the The United States Institute of Peace, USAID (Displaced Children and Orphans fund), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), US Department of Labor (International Labor Affairs Bureau), and the Youth Initiative of Open Sociey Foundations
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you have direct and significant expertise
West Africa(Liberia, Sierra Leone), East Africa (Uganda)
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
Center For Peacebuilding international
What are your main skills/expertise?
Organzational developement(around engaging and/manstreaming children and youth), facilitation, program development and implementation, program evaluation, staff capacity building(round children and youth programming), fundraising
What are Your expertise areas/sectors when it comes to youth
The Heads of State and Governments of the African Union gave special attention to youth development by focusing its July 2011 summit on the theme "Accelerating Youth Empowerment for Sustainable Development". This questionnaire was created in advance…See More
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