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After being elected as one of the Ambassadors for the Great Lakes Region children’s Hope Forum in Bujumbura, I went to Nairobi (Kenya) on Tuesday 22nd July 2014 to participate in the ICGLR special summit on the promotion of youth employment through infrastructure development and investment promotion. Having only received the invitation to participate in the summit on Sunday 20th July, a bit later than expected, the only possibility for plane travel from Bandundu-Ville to Kinsha...


"Hidden Youth": A Rising Phenomenon in Asia

Publié 19 juillet 2014 no picture Grace O

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“Hidden youth” is an increasingly popular term in Hong Kong and across Asia (especially Japan). So, who are these “hidden youth”? These are young people who are neither in education nor employment, and spent most of their time at home, playing video games. They typically have limited social interactions with the outside world, and attention has been drawn to them due to extreme murder cases. “Hidden youth” have withdrawn themselves from society, unable to establish or e...


If I were a millionaire I would teach a man how to fish

Publié 8 juillet 2014 no picture Angélique Pouponneau

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As the proverb goes: Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. If I were a millionaire I would teach the world how to fish. I use the phrase how to fish metaphorically, we do not need so many fishermen. Poverty is one of the greatest problems of the world. A millionaire alone will not be able to eradicate poverty but the investment in the human race can be a big step in the right direction. Why does poverty exist?...


What are the causes of the increase in prostitution rates in Kabwe?

Publié 12 avril 2014 no picture Mujyinja_Connect_Zambia

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Prostitution as a whole has become a serious draw back in the development of the country; this is because most of the men and women are practicing it instead of taking part in developmental projects. Prostitution is as a result of the following reasons like; pleasure, curiosity, ignorance and so on. Envy has greatly contributed in a way that people engage themselves in prostitution because they want to have the things that other people have. Sensitization can also help reduce the r...


Keeping Young People in Employment, Education, and Training

Publié 10 mars 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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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...


Voices of Children & Youth in Business: Empowering the Young to Lead Change

Publié 18 novembre 2013 no picture Saket Mani

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Children & Youth of today are demanding for systematic and democratic changes around the world using political & economic tools. Participation of Youth in Development is very important and moreover, development without youth cannot be sustained. Due to Globalization, young entrepreneurs play a vital role in building a democratic society through their contribution in political & economic development. Youth empowerment is being recognised as an important aspect of sustain...


Yeah! I’m also a Youth but Have No Energy to Change the World

Publié 13 août 2013 no picture Koirala DP

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My grandfather was also very energetic youth of his time. He was born on high profile ruling family of local level as he was the son of Landlord having authority from autocratic Ranas. My father told me if we remembered the land property of our grandpa in sindhuli (In Marinkhola of Sindhuli) that would be almost equal to three quarter of Bhaktapur District of Nepal. “Even rhino horns and some valuable stones were there in our home” my father told me. Once I asked a counterpart...