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What matters to youth in Algeria

Posted September 28, 2014 no picture GHEBOULI Zinelabidine

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Youth are the hope of every country, they represent a major power. If we could use this power for the good of the country, I assure you that the future will be such a great one. But if we try to create obstacles and to prohibit those youth from building their country, I can say we won’t get anything, we will be like someone who is playing with the fire! I guess if the leaders of a country don't try to encourage youth, these leaders must expect a disaster in the future. They w...


SO THERE'S CLIMATE CHANGE, WHAT NEXT?

Posted September 23, 2014 no picture Andrew Jikanza - VOY - Zambia

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SO THERE’S CLIMATE CHANGE, WHAT NEXT? When I ask people questions regarding climate change I receive many answers; but most of them go along these lines: "it is God who made the Earth he obviously has a plan," or "the earth is probably just changing to prepare us for evolution". Whatever the case Earth is our home and it is our responsibility to maintain it. When dealing with a problem we often need to first identify the problem; in this case the problem is climate change. Climate...


Bringing you the news from the General Assembly

Posted September 22, 2014 Avatar KateVOY

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Hi Voices of Youth This is just a short note to let you all know that this week we'll be sharing news and coverage of various UN General Assembly events that are of importance to youth. So make sure that you keep checking in and feel free to share any comments on questions with us. Many of the UNGA events can be streamed on UN TV here. And don't forget, tomorrow the big Climate Summit is happening so follow the hashtag #climate2014 to see what everyone has to say, and make...


On September 20th, British Actress Emma Watson stepped into her role as the Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women, co-hosting the launch event for their new solidarity movement, the "HeForShe Campaign".

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On September 20th, British Actress Emma Watson stepped into her role as the Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women, co-hosting the launch event for their new solidarity movement, the "HeForShe Campaign". Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Director of UN Women, proudly unveiled HeForShe as an essential tool, to mobilize a vast and far-reaching movement to support men and boys to become advocates for gender equality. Joining her on this momentous occasio...


BE PEACE: Happy International Day of Peace 2014. ☮

Posted September 21, 2014 Avatar Quincy Scott

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Since it was established in 1981, September 21 is the date dedicated to building up ideals of peace, non-violence and cease-fire. Today, Sunday 21 September 2014, in a world of turmoil, confusion and conflict, every part of the globe is praying for peace. On 19 September 2014, the United Nations celebrated at The Peace Bell Ceremony where the John Lennon’s legendary song “Imagine” was selected as a medium and to mark this year’s International Day of Peace, the theme is...


International Day Of Peace.

Posted September 20, 2014 no picture Artemis B.

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September 21,1981 The United Nations General Assembly declares that on this day world peace is going to be celebrated, in every corner of the world. A year later, the International Day Of Peace is born. September 21, 2014 23 years later, things are not peaceful at all.These current situations are the proof: Israel-Gaza (thankfully the ceasefire was agreed) Syrian Civil War Russia-Ukraine Islamic State (also known as ISIS) And the ones who are affected the mo...


Hopes and Dreams

Posted September 19, 2014 Avatar Imen Al-Nighaoui

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A seven billion voice, a seven billion hope and a seven billion dream. The number is big, the earth is round and it is the only place we have. Different races, different beliefs, different backgrounds and different souls but we all live under one sky, we all admire the same stars and we all breathe the same air. We all have a heart, see with two eyes, hold with two hands and walk on two feet, some of us may grow wiser and some others may fall every time they walk. Maybe we...


What do we want as Algerian youth?

Posted September 18, 2014 no picture GHEBOULI Zinelabidine

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Each one of us loves his country. Personally, I have no problem in sacrificing my life for the good of my country, it's such an honor to me! I am sure that we all hate to see our countries suffering and we always wish that we could do something to help our nation; actually, I have no doubts at all that it's our duty and our responsibility to preserve the future of our country! I think the thing that makes me sad is seeing my motherland suffering. It's an awful feeling and I hope...


Forgiving Terrorism

Posted September 18, 2014 Avatar Thisuri Wanniarachchi

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I grew up with a war. So did another 6 million Sri Lankan children of my generation. Just like most of them I've been rushed out of school through explosion sites, seen burning corpses on the sidewalks, I've waited for weeks at a time by the telephone to hear from my father, a Sri Lankan Army officer away on duty during the war. A war for peace; an oxymoron my father and hundreds of thousands other military men and women committed their lives to. Growing up, I was often pi...


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