Youth Participation: What We Need

Posted October 23, 2014 Avatar Abdul Mufeez Shaheed

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Recently I have had the opportunity to chair 2 or 3 events (in Morocco) which deal with youth and their participation in the society. I was delighted yet surprised to see the level of enthusiasm that was shown by the participants. One of the event was an AIESEC- Morocco initiative called "Youth Leadership Day- Morocco in 10 years time". There were speakers from all backgrounds and nationalities who spoke on issues such as Women Empowerment, Ebola, Youths in Africa, Participatio...


Youths in Post 2015 Development Agenda in Morocco

Posted June 9, 2014 Avatar Abdul Mufeez Shaheed

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Young people should be at the forefront of global change and innovation. Empowered, they can be key agents for development and peace. If, however, they are left on society's margin, all of us will be impoverished. Let us ensure that all young people have every opportunity to participate fully in the lives of their societies. Kofi Anan, Former UN Secretary-General In the past decade, the importance of youth participation in decision making has gained the much needed recognitio...


  • Abdul Mufeez Shaheed

    I am a 22 year old Fiji born Indian currently studying in Morocco


    Member since June 9, 2014


    Age 22 • 2 Posts


    IFMSA- Morocco, AIESEC-Morocco, UASTIM-Morocco, Morocco