UNICEF is calling on you to save the planet...

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Let’s prove to the world that young people are key to combating climate change.How?It’s easy - all you have to do is join UNICEF’s Climate Comic Contest- a campaign that’s highlighting the creative ways young people are taking action on climate change.Between today and 22 October we‘re asking you to come up with an idea for a superhero, whose mission it is to save the planet - literally! By taking part you stand the chance of working with a professional team to develop your own comic (which wi...


11 Ways to Live Your Life

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Through the Voices of Youth Blogging Internship I had the opportunity to work with 11 amazing young people from around the globe, passionate about making a positive difference in our world through writing. For me these past 3 months were incredible - I learned more about other cultures and perspectives, formed relationships with wonderful individuals, watched people grow personally and professionally, and most importantly, learned life-long lessons. I am grateful to each and every blogger for r...


A Wake Up Call: One Typhoon Survivor's Story

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Young and inspiring! 25-year-old Joanna Sustento is a Climate and Environment Voices of Youth Blogger from the city of Tacloban, Philippines. She is a Typhoon Haiyan survivor and is trying to make sense of the tragedy after she and her eldest brother lost their whole family to the storm. Joanna sought comfort and found a tool to heal through writing. It is through her stories that she aims to empower her community and hopefully the whole world, to resist and work for a future that will no longer...


Water is...

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On World Water Water Day we celebrate clean water! No one can doubt the significance water has to the world and our daily lives. So we’ve asked our interns from around the world what water means to them. Feel free to share with us your thoughts in the comments below! Katharine Baxter, 21, England Water is the thing that makes every journey worthwhile, no matter how long or difficult it is. It gives us relief, it gives us happiness and it makes us feel whole. Water is t...


Welcome our new VOY Blogging Interns!

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Hi there VOY community! We are excited to introduce you to our 11 AMAZING interns for the VOY Climate and Environment Blogging Internship! From the snow capped highlands of Mongolia to the arid deserts of Australia, our interns are from around the world offering different perspectives, experiences and writing styles. They’re here to raise their voice on topics that are important to them, including one of the world’s most pressing issues- climate change and the environment....


VOY Blogging Internship Applications OPEN!

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Hi everyone! We are excited to announce that we are now accepting applications for our Voices of Youth Blogging Internship! For this internship, taking place February- June 2017, we are looking for young people to raise their voices on one of the world’s most pressing issues- climate change and the environment. So if you are passionate about a more sustainable world and seeking to improve your writing skills, this internship is for you! For further information and to subm...


5 Things We Learned from YOUth in 2016

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With the New Year approaching, the Voices of Youth Team decided to reflect on the lessons you have taught us in the past year… 1. You never give up. Poverty, conflict, abuse, illness, bullying, and rejection - you are experiencing or have gone through tough situations. Regardless of these challenges you keep going, you go to school, dedicate time serving others, and fight for what you are passionate about! You remain strong and continue to move forward in life. 2. You ar...


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