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TAKE ACTION: What I can do to help the #childrenofsyria

Posted February 25, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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We have received blog posts, discussion comments, and debate discussions asking the question- what can I do to help the children of Syria? Many of you have also asked to speak out to World Leaders. We invite you to sign this to World Leaders. What does the petition ask for? - An end to the horror and bloodshed for the #childrenofsyria - An end to violence against the #childrenofsyria - An end to blocking of humanitarian assistance - An end to attacks on humanitaria...


Behind the Voices - "I'm tired of being talked at. Let's make this a conversation."

Posted January 13, 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Who is behind one of the winning pieces of the Guardian Submission? Voices of Youth ran a contest where we asked you, "Why is it important for children & youth to have a voice in business?" The two winners had their submission published in The Guardian and UNICEF Business Sustainable Business Supplement. We invited Lia, one of the winners, to go Behind the Voices with us. Read her published article in The Guardian: http://bit.ly/1bnFMrJ Please introduce yourself (nam...


2014--The Promising Road Ahead

Posted January 8, 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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The Pope has spoken about 2014. He calls for change, peace and unity across the planet. In my opinion, I believe the Pope to be as demanding as every other citizen of the Earth. Many skeptics thought 2013 was bad, unlucky even, because of the dreaded number 13. I think the bad quality of a year can only be attributed to the bad quality of the people who create it. And time is created by everyone! So, here's a proclamation to everyone saying that we should all get our heads out of t...


UN issues 2014 appeal to tackle global humanitarian crisis

Posted January 6, 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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"2013 was a real test of the global humanitarian system, and there is no indication that 2014 will be any different,"

Source: http://www.dw.de/un-issues-2014-appeal-to-tackle-g...

The UN's humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has warned of an unprecedented global crisis in 2014. She called for increased support for millions displaced by conflict and natural disasters. Valerie Amos warned Thursday that millions at the beginning of 2014 were facing severe hardship either as internally displaced people or as refugees. "2013 was a real test of the global humanitarian system, and there is no indication that 2014 will be any different," Amos told reporters in New York...


Our complex phenomenon, what are we going to do?

Posted November 20, 2013 no picture Abosede Taiwo

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Climate change is the biggest environmental and humanitarian hazard/crises of our time. We need to take collective actions to ensure the adoption of cleaner energy sources at home and abroad. Climate change is affecting our economy, health and communities in different ways. If actions are not taken, the result can be disastrous to life and the environment as a whole. Carbon dioxide and other global warming pollutants are collecting in the atmosphere on a daily basis, forming a th...