VOYHappy! What is your recipe for happiness?

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Tap your feet, dance to your favorite song by yourself, meet up with some old friends, play the piano! International Day of Happiness is quickly approaching...March 20th and we are happily celebrating with you on VOY! What is International Day of Happiness? “The pursuit of happiness is a fundamental human goal.” Happiness is universal- but we all find it in different ways. It recognizes the relevance of happiness and well-being as universal goals and aspirations in the...


Breakfast Together

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What does the world eat for breakfast? Courtesy of Buzzfeed Is your country on the list? If so, tell us where you are from and what you're eating. If your meals are different-share it with us through a blog, Twitter, Vine, or Instagram!


OneMinutesJr. And So My Days Go By

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(Zen, 14, Zaatari Camp, Jordan, 2014) A young man spends his days in Zaatari camp focusing on bettering himself. Amidst the conflict we may encounter within our communities, countries, and even personal lives (family, friends, etc.) is it important to you to better yourself like Zen? If so, how do you focus on achieving your goals?


#NOlostgeneration "Think, Write, Discuss"

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“Winter was another major issue, with a need for children's winter clothing. 'How are we going to keep the children clean during winter if there is no hot water?'” UNICEF emergency specialist Abdulkadir Musse reports on his experiences in Al Waer, Syria in. Thanks to the US Fund for UNICEF and their latest Global Citizenship Briefs, Musse's visit gives us a first hand look into the war-torn city. Not only does this brief give YOU further insight into the conflict, but also...


Under Siege

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3 years of conflict in Syria. UNICEF has just released their report, 'Under Siege- the devastating impact on children of three years of conflict in Syria.' “Under Siege” is a call on the global community to undertake 6 crucial steps: End the cycle of violence in Syria NOW Grant immediate access to the under-reached 1 million children inside Syria Create an environment where children are protected from explotiation and harm Invest in children's education...


Keeping Young People in Employment, Education, and Training

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Let's keep young people in employment, education, and training! A look at the Bucharest NEET Conference: UNICEF is partnering with the Government of Romania, Civil Society organizations, donors and adolescents and young people themselves to advocate on behalf of adolescents and young people not in employment, education or training (NEET) --- especially those missed in policies, services and programmes What is the goal of the conference? “To create effective learning...


Climate4Action

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Enter the Action4Climate documentary competition by April 1, 2014, and stand a chance to win! What does climate change mean to you? http://ow.ly/sCS7S Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing our generation. Make a film and show the world what it means to you. Highlight your solutions. Enter Action4Climate: http://connect4climate.org/competition/action4climate


Blanc Ebene

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Selembao, Kinshasa, Congo, RDC. Commentaire de la photographe, Patricia Willocq Ce matin là, je me suis réveillée de bonne heure pour rendre visite à Merveille et son bébé, Basunga. Je l’avais rencontrée par hasard dans la rue, quelques jours auparavant et elle m’avait fièrement présenté Basunga et insisté pour que je prenne sa famille en photo en me disant “Tu sais, je suis la seule albinos en RDC à avoir donné vie à un enfant albinos. Toutes les autres f...


OneMinutesJr. Life of an Ant

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(Wafa'a, 20, Jordan, 2014) A young woman muses on the strength of those who must stand strong and make their own way. As International Women's Day quickly approaches us this week, Wafa'a reminds us about empowerment. Share your stories with us by commenting below or using one of the tags in this post.


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