Reaching Out to African Youth on the Post-2015 Agenda

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More than 60 percent of the population in African countries is younger than 35, making the youth Africa's best development asset now and in the future. Thankfully, African youth voices are being reached out to and being heard. African Monitor is in partnership with Text To Change and other local partners with an initiative titled Voice Africa's Future that uses innovative mobile technology to include youth participation in the post-2015 development framework. The initiative took pl...


Young People Recognized as International Experts at UN Event

Posted September 30, 2013 no picture Post'15YouthAgenda

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It’s not every day at the United Nations that young voices are gripping the attention of adult representatives, organization directors, and foreign ministers. What took place last Tuesday morning at the Westin Hotel in NYC was the event on “International Youth Voices on Post-2015,” where young representatives signaled that “young people are suffering with the same issues on a large, global scale” and want to do something about it. From these voices, it was very clear to t...


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