All posts tagged with: youth

What could I tell my teenage self?

Publié 20 septembre 2014 Avatar Yosr Jouini

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  • Age 21

“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 ..

Publié 19 septembre 2014 Avatar Laura Rosa

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Inscrit le 13 août 2014
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  • Age 14

Please read this. I 've watched this speech in English and I love so much this text that I want to share with all of youthvoices.. If you want to see the amazing video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHE_XGtUNx4 but you can read : Wear sunscreen. If I could offer you only one tip for the future, sunscreen would be it. The long-term benefits of sunscreen have been proved by scientists, whereas the rest of my advice has no basis more reliable than my own meandering experience....


Youth issues in the local news

Publié 19 septembre 2014 Avatar Pao Suárez

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Inscrit le 13 février 2014
  • 20 Articles
  • Age 20

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...


Bonjour! :) I have been quite busy physically, morally and psychologically with numerous events occurring in my life lately. I have read, witnessed, realised, wondered, thought, learnt and done a lot. I realise that my life is, indeed, a wealthy one in its own way and I give thanks for everything Life gives to me. Furthermore, what is going on in my country really strikes me and I feel it’s time to start speaking up. As my piece got too lengthy, I decided to write it into two par...


This is a message from Baba Mahamat, francophone young blogger from CAR: CAR (Central African Republic) is a country located in the heart of Central Africa, with Bangui as capital. It covers an area of ​​623,000 square kilometers and has an estimated population of 4,000,000 inhabitants. Since CAR's independence (acquired on August 13, 1960), this country has gone through many political and military crises. More than a dozen "coups d'état" were attempted, among which 4 were...


Voices of Youth Inspire! Homegrown Artist

Publié 17 septembre 2014 no picture Effie Johari

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  • 14 Articles
  • Age 18

This week, I had the pleasure of interviewing my friend, Mei Lee, for my Inspire! profile. The passion she shows for her work and her endless drive to attain her goals has always been one of the reasons I was attracted to her as a person, and I admire the consistent expressions of these traits until today. Some of her notable projects include recent work for The Kitchen Guardian and Green August which ended up being sold on DFTBA. Your name Mei Lee. Your age23 Where a...


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...


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