Take action for education by writing to your MP

Posted May 15, 2014 no picture Global Education First Initiative Youth Advocacy Group

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9 May 2014 - When it comes to addressing the many complex problems in developing countries, and ending injustice, there is no silver bullet or magical solution - but giving children access to at least nine years of quality education is about as close as we can get. Education equips young people with the knowledge and skills they need to broaden their horizons, pursue their ambitions and fulfill their potential. It better positions them to understand and protect their human righ...


Why I want to see young people involved

Posted May 15, 2014 no picture Global Education First Initiative Youth Advocacy Group

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By Luiz Carlos Guedes 14 May 2014 - Last week, almost 1,000 young people met in Colombo, Sri Lanka, to discuss their priorities and goals in global development. With sponsorship from Women Thrive, I attended the World Conference on Youth along with five other members of the United Nations' GEFI Youth Advocacy Group (YAG) in order to bring new perspectives to the discussions. It was a really exciting experience that I wanted to make the most of since this global meeting wa...


A special gift for Malala from Cameroon

Posted July 3, 2013 no picture Global Education First Initiative Youth Advocacy Group

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By Bertheline Nina Tchangoue Member, Global Education First Initiative Youth Advocacy Group and youth worker for DAYCAM Malala Yousafzai is an idol for inclusive education in the world, especially girls’ education. Her story has inspired many governments, communities and families across the globe to have concern for the right of girls to have access to quality and equitable education. This 12 July 2013, Malala Day, young people from different countries and cultures will meet...


MALALA DAY: JULY 12, 2013

Posted June 4, 2013 no picture Global Education First Initiative Youth Advocacy Group

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Malala Yousafzai’s 16th birthday is July 12th and she is marking the day by giving her first public statement dedicated to the importance of education at the United Nations. Malala Day is not a day about Malala – it’s a day to see the real impact youth can have on education and call on global leaders to demand education for all. On Malala Day, in support of the UN Global Education First Initiative, international young leaders will convene in NYC and in cities around the wor...


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