All posts tagged with: youth

NAVISS... Where bridges were built

Publié 26 août 2014 no picture Yosr Jouini

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Where? -Monastir, Tunisia When? – 3rd-10th of August 2014 Who? -20 participants in addition to the trainers and the organizers from 7 different countries: Tunisia, Slovakia, Morocco, Egypt, Czech, Poland and Hungary: Why? – NAVISS: North African Visegrad Summer School Well, those were the circumstances in which we lived for a week as participants of the North African Visegrad Summer School. A summer school organized by PDCS (Partners for Democratic Change Slovakia)...


What is Money to You(th)?

Publié 25 août 2014 no picture Fasoranti Damilola

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Inscrit le 13 mars 2014
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Do the youths really know about money? We all know the definition of money as a medium of exchange or a legal tender for buying and selling. We all want to make a lot of money, youths are known with having many ideas bubbling within them, but it seems implementation is impossible because of lack of funds. For lack and insufficiency to be reduced and perhaps eradicated especially among the youths, there is an urgent need to understand some things we can do with money. These...


Book Review: I am the Messenger by Markus Zusak

Publié 23 août 2014 no picture Grace O

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Inscrit le 26 juin 2014
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I recently read "I am the Messenger" by Markus Zusak, and found it an engaging and poignant book. “I am the Messenger”, written by Markus Zusak (author of “The Book Thief”), tells the tale of a drifting and listless teenager, Ed Kennedy. At first glance, Ed appears to be a complete loser. An underage cabdriver with not much of a future ahead of him, Ed spends most of his leisure time playing poker and pining helplessly over his best friend Audrey, who doesn’t even belie...


What matters most to youth? Part 2

Publié 23 août 2014 no picture Ma'Reke

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Inscrit le 26 juin 2014
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Have you had an experience that upended your views or enlightened your view concerning certain issues? You need to read my first post in this series. On August 12, the International Youth Day, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and Global Citizen launched a #showyourselfie global social media campaign to urge world leaders to make the needs and rights of young people a priority in the post-2015 development agenda. Young people were encouraged to take a selfie and...


NCDs : How Trigeminal Neuralgia Took Over My Life

Publié 22 août 2014 Avatar MariaJoseCelis

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Inscrit le 14 mai 2014
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  • Age 14

Have you ever heard of Trigeminal Neuralgia? It's very likely you haven't. "It is estimated that 1 in 15,000 or 20,000 people suffer from TN" (Wikipedia.org) So what is Trigeminal Neuralgia? It is a rare neuropathic disorder that affects the side of the face with stabbing electric shocks that come from the Trigeminal nerve which is a nerve consisting of 3 branches that is located on the side of the face. It affects the jaw, mouth, ear, scalp, teeth, the ocular nerves and...


What is your permanent address?

Publié 21 août 2014 no picture Angélique Pouponneau

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Inscrit le 19 juin 2014
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The question that makes me most uncomfortable is: What is your permanent address? For people who have called two completely different countries home I struggle to answer this question. I usually then ask when will you be posting this item so I can equate to my location at the time. The word permanent itself suggest forever and as an international citizen, I struggle to see me in one place permanently - my passport will tell the tale. It is difficult to explain how I so easily...


Hola amigos! :) First, I apologise for my 2 weeks of absence. I’m slowly getting back on track and feeling better! I’ll be honest - it was going to be my first retreat ever and the thing is, I was going there all alone and I hesitated to make it as I feared not being able to mingle and click with the youngsters there, finally find myself alone, home-sick and uncomfortable despite the promise of intense sharing. Clinging to that promise was my first step towards upcoming m...


Proud to be Indonesian Youth

Publié 20 août 2014 no picture Anik Mei D.

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Inscrit le 20 août 2014
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  • Age 19

Helllooooo, everyone. This is my first time make a post in this amazing VOY. So, let me introduce myself. :) Holla, my name is Anik Mei Darwati. You can call me Anik or Mei. Mei is my little name when I was a child. Okay, don't make a joke with saying 'Mei, June, July' :D . I've ever felt it how kinda funny it was when everyone's calling my name plus with that joke. I was originally born in Indonesia. Exactly in a little village that named Berbek. Berbek geographicly located at N...


Gender-Equality, and a Conversation with the UN SRSG-SVC

Publié 19 août 2014 Avatar End Sexual Violence

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On Monday, Youth to End Sexual Violence was at the United Nations to advocate for the development of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) #3, on gender-equality and women’s empowerment, during the MDG 500 event with Malala Yousafzai and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon. There was widespread support for male involvement in women's empowerment initiatives, and everybody agreed that we need to focus on gender-equality within the next 500 days before the MDG target date. One represe...


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