All posts tagged with: youth

Tolerance, mutual respect - together united for a shared future

Publié 16 novembre 2014 no picture Angélique Pouponneau

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On the occasion of the International day of tolerance -16th November 2014- I pondered on the importance of tolerance. Tolerance is of great value and one I feel young people should promote. Having been brought up in a household where my mother, father and grand mother all shared different religious beliefs but still despite an occasional debates we lived together in harmony. Furthermore I grew up in a country where differences in political opinions has divided the country. Differen...


The Brighter Side of Social Media

Publié 15 novembre 2014 no picture Sarah

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These days with technology, many people come quick to criticize the use of social media, saying that it provokes social pressure to fit in. Many also argue that social media distracts people from being productive, resulting to a less productive generation. While these problems do exist within our generation, it is important to note that they aren't always present 100% of the time. In fact, social media is the cause to good things too. Take the Egyptian Revolution as an example. Egypt back at 20...


Voices of Youth INSPIRE: Pursue a Career You Are Interested In

Publié 15 novembre 2014 no picture PoonamVOY

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As an inspiring young person, I am going to introduce a young cricketer of Nepal. Rijan Dhakal is a young cricket player of Nepal who participated in ACC U-16 cricket championship held in Malaysia in August 2014. Six countries including Nepal, Thailand, Singapore, Oman, Bahrain & Malaysia had participated the tournament in which Nepal had brought the trophy home against Malaysia in final, for the first time in the history of Nepal for this age group. Name: Rijan Dhakal...


Shaping The Future!

Publié 14 novembre 2014 Avatar Philani Hlophe Dhlamini

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  • Age 21

This Should Be the Norm

Publié 11 novembre 2014 no picture Essi

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Imagine: you're sitting in first period when you realize that you really have to pee. Your teacher lets you out with a stern glance and a sharp "be back in five minutes." You walk down the hallway to the bathrooms and are faced with a dilemma: the signs depict a male bathroom and a female bathroom, but you know that you are neither truly male nor female, you are more of a mystical creature, undefined by the strict laws of gender put in place by society. Choosing randomly, you rush...


Human Rights in 2014

Publié 10 novembre 2014 Avatar Rodrigo Bustamante

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Inscrit le 22 août 2014
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  • Age 16

Human Rights are the principles that should be guaranteed to every person regardless of sex, age, income level, or race. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) was ratified on December 16, 1949 by the UN, after the atrocities committed during World War II. It was the first global expression of rights to which everyone is entitled to. The UDHR consists of thirty articles which range from the principles of equality and liberty, to the right to life and the abolishment of sl...


Youth (un)employment

Publié 10 novembre 2014 Avatar Pao Suárez

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Inscrit le 13 février 2014
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  • Age 20

Employment is an essential topic in public policy because for many a job is much more than a salary. It´s the path to acquire what´s needed to break social restrictions and to raise generations of professionals who give back to their country (and the world) with the product of their investigation, entrepreneurship and functionality. These restrictions are often overcome through the social mobility built upon education and employment, that´s the reason why parents don’t hes...


Voice of Youth Inspire! Create a Change Through Leadership Works

Publié 3 novembre 2014 Avatar Kristi Ardiana

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Youth leadership is a remarkably important part of the youth development process. In a world which has a plethora of challenges, as the young generation, we have to equip ourselves with leadership capacity to face those challenges in our community, or even in our country. That’s why i think it’s always interesting to talk about Youth Leadership and also Youth Empowerment. Last month, I met David Nelson Bassey who is an author of “The New Generation of Leadership”, and also...


How can we prevent Youth Unemployment?

Publié 1 novembre 2014 no picture Grace O

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Inscrit le 26 juin 2014
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Unemployment has always been a major issue for both the people and the government. There are millions of youth that neither have jobs nor are pursuing higher education, which leads to uncertain futures and negatively impacts their long-term employment prospects. So how can we deal with youth unemployment? Education This solution is an obvious one- more education leads to a better equipped and competitive workforce that is suitable for more jobs. However, education is a long-t...


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