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World Summit Youth Award 2014

Posted May 12, 2014 no picture Charlotte Dreyer

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YOUNG DIGITAL POWER 4 SOCIAL GOOD An international contest for a global change. Promoting digital technologies acting for a better future. The World Summit Youth Award selects and promotes the world´s best practice in e-content. It demonstrates young people´s potential to create outstanding digital contents via Internet and Mobiles and serves as a platform for people from all UN member states to work together in the efforts to reach the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)....


The Power of Beliefs

Posted March 24, 2014 no picture Mthembani

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Our Beliefs determine our destiny. As young people I believe that our beliefs are the ones that determine our destiny in life and it is through positive beliefs that we can be able to follow and achieve our dreams and overcome obstacles that we find in our lives. Therefore we as Young Reporters in South Africa, would like to urge all of the young people to have positive beliefs so that they reach their dreams and help others in life. Listen to this piece.


Conference about young people without young people

Posted March 13, 2014 no picture Anna Susarenco

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”We are sure we are not invisible but we felt like that. We even had colorful t-shirts and our colleagues promoted us. However, we did not feel politicians saw and heard us; our questions are still open.” - six young people from six countries- participants at the NEETs conferenceBucharest, Romania, 10-11 March 2014. This week, the Government of Romania in collaboration with the European Commission organized an International Conference ‘Keeping Young People in Employment...


VOICES OF YOUTH ON AIR!

Posted March 10, 2014 Avatar Brighton_EduConnect_Zambia

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On 2nd March, 2014 children in Zambia joined the rest of the world in commemorating The International Childrens Day of Broadcasting. The International Children's Day of Broadcasting is observed every year in March and all over the world. It gives broadcasters the opportunity to use their media to benefit children. The children who are also participating in the 'Connect Programme' convened at community radio stations in Lusaka, Central and Copperbelt Provinces of Zambia to discuss...


Abortion let's take responsibility- what do you think!

Posted March 6, 2014 no picture Stefani

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I am going to write about abortion, a very big issue nowadays. Actually it has both risen and fallen because the amount of contraceptives has increased. There are still those who don’t look after themselves and it occurs a mistake. Abortion is a termination of pregnancy; it is very common nowadays among young people. In the US it is much more common than in Sweden and we think that way because we see it a lot on American television, movies and in advertising. Many young peo...


Are YOU passionate about being heard, making a difference, and helping the world?

Posted December 19, 2013 Avatar JulieVOY

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UK's Youth Advisory Panel (YAP) is collecting applications for youth, ages 12-15 to join! The YAP is a group of 16 young people aged 12-18 who represent the views and voices of young people all over the UK. What do you need? - To commit a minimum of 3 residential meetings per year (costs covered by Plan) - Keep in regular contact with the group throughout the year via phone and email - Be enthusiastic about making a change - Be prepared to do work independently...


Welcome to UNICEF, "She is a voice for the voiceless"

Posted December 6, 2013 no picture thupten

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On December 3, 2013, my classmates from The Brooklyn International High School, and I attended an event at UNICEF House to announce UNICEF’s new Goodwill Ambassador. It was such an amazing experience that I feel that I have met not just a person, but an idol. In fact she is one of my personal idols and the idols of millions of people. The best moment of the day was when I saw her new music video for the song, Unconditionally, and how it is relevant to UNICEF’s work. Of course,...


What UNAIDS Regional Director For Eastern and Southern Africa has to say about...

Posted November 18, 2013 Avatar JulieVOY

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This opinion editorial is written by UNAIDS Regional Director for Eastern and South Africa, Professor Sheila Tlou. In this article, Professor Tlou tells young people the time to act is NOW to reduce HIV among young people in Eastern and South Africa. Check out the article, right here: On 6-7 December 2013, education and health ministers from 21 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa will gather in Cape Town, South Africa, to agree on a political commitment based on UN an...