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What matters to youth in Algeria

Publié 28 septembre 2014 no picture GHEBOULI Zinelabidine

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Youth are the hope of every country, they represent a major power. If we could use this power for the good of the country, I assure you that the future will be such a great one. But if we try to create obstacles and to prohibit those youth from building their country, I can say we won’t get anything, we will be like someone who is playing with the fire! I guess if the leaders of a country don't try to encourage youth, these leaders must expect a disaster in the future. They w...


Post-2015 Updates from a Child Rights Perspective on Instagram & Tumblr

Publié 23 septembre 2014 no picture CallieKGpost2015

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The UNICEF Post-2015 Team is pleased to share its new social media sites on Instagram and Tumblr! These sites will give updates on the Post-2015 Development Agenda from a child rights perspective. In July, the UN System released a report that was essentially a “first draft” of the future Post-2015 Development Agenda and which will be what governments use to negotiate on for the official Agenda next fall. The UNICEF Post-2015 social media sites on Instagram and Tumblr will b...


What are the barriers to education in Brazil & Mexico?

Publié 23 septembre 2014 Avatar KateVOY

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Yesterday a really interesting event took place at the UNICEF offices in New York. A group of youth delegates from Brazil and Mexico shared their personal stories and views on what the barriers are to education in their countries. The issues that they raised included: 1.Schools where teachers don't speak indigenous languages; 2. Poor quality of text books; 3. Violence and discrimination - especially for LGBT and indigenous youth; 4. Schools that are located far from w...


'Better do something than waiting'

Publié 22 septembre 2014 no picture Moonga

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Youth unemployment in Zambia is a national crisis that needs immediate attention. The time is now to transform the unemployment dilemma the youth way. We the youth have to take the reins in our hands and choose to do something about our situation rather than waiting for others to do something for us. Unless the youth work together and remain determined to do something about the unemployment crisis, it will simply remain a discussion discussed over and over. We have the potent...


BE PEACE: Happy International Day of Peace 2014. ☮

Publié 21 septembre 2014 Avatar Quincy Scott

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Since it was established in 1981, September 21 is the date dedicated to building up ideals of peace, non-violence and cease-fire. Today, Sunday 21 September 2014, in a world of turmoil, confusion and conflict, every part of the globe is praying for peace. On 19 September 2014, the United Nations celebrated at The Peace Bell Ceremony where the John Lennon’s legendary song “Imagine” was selected as a medium and to mark this year’s International Day of Peace, the theme is...


What could I tell my teenage self?

Publié 20 septembre 2014 no picture Yosr Jouini

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“What I Would Tell My 20-Something Self" or “X things I wish I knew when I was 25”… I have comes across many articles with similar titles lately. Articles in which entrepreneurs, CEOs, writers, humanitarians and other persons express what they wish they had known at a certain age to avoid some failures or to gain more time maybe. Maybe they just wanted to avoid some disappointments or maybe not. Is it a wish or an advice for younger generations? Anyway, it doesn’t rea...


Addressing the Youth Unemployment Challenge in Africa

Publié 20 septembre 2014 no picture Ma'Reke

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Africa is the second most populous and 'youngest' continent on earth, having the highest concentration of youth. Up to 70 per cent of Africa’s people are under the age of 30. According to Shantayanan Devarajan, Chief Economist for the World Bank’s Africa region, the current youth of Africa are not only important for Africa but also for the world. However, young people in the continent face grave unemployment challenges. At her current level of development, one would doubt...


Youth issues in the local news

Publié 19 septembre 2014 Avatar paola.suarez

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Hi you guys!! A lot of things are going on currently in Chile, such as political and economic reforms, and the Independence party held for pretty much the entire week. Finally it seems like the temperature is getting warmer and life goes on regularly for this beautiful country and its people. But one piece news has caught my eye and I want to share my thoughts on it with you. Chile has an agency that collaborates with the executive branch on designing, planning, coordinat...


Forgiving Terrorism

Publié 18 septembre 2014 Avatar Thisuri Wanniarachchi

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I grew up with a war. So did another 6 million Sri Lankan children of my generation. Just like most of them I've been rushed out of school through explosion sites, seen burning corpses on the sidewalks, I've waited for weeks at a time by the telephone to hear from my father, a Sri Lankan Army officer away on duty during the war. A war for peace; an oxymoron my father and hundreds of thousands other military men and women committed their lives to. Growing up, I was often pi...


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