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Who is behind one of the winning pieces of the Guardian Submission? Voices of Youth ran a contest where we asked you, "Why is it important for children & youth to have a voice in business?" The two winners had their submission published in The Guardian and UNICEF Business Sustainable Business Supplement. We invited Lia, one of the winners, to go Behind the Voices with us. Read her published article in The Guardian: http://bit.ly/1bnFMrJ Please introduce yourself (nam...


How business can support youngsters from care

Publié 19 novembre 2013 no picture Andranik Margaryan

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want to tell you about the charity provided by a business, and my opinion about it. Introduction From my childhood I wanted to become an accountant and then work for a bank. But now I've studied another profession, because I could not enter the department I wanted at that time. Now I'm a technologist. During the studies, I worked in a café as a waiter. Also I was combining it with my cycling trainings. This year I’ve changed my profession in graduate. And now I am...


The life you save may be your own to use- Entrepreneurship is the answer.

Publié 19 novembre 2013 no picture Edgar Akuffo-Addo

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Every potential employer seeks and cherishes potential employees with great job experience, a high quality education and self discipline. Imagine yourself in the reality of the average American, Asian or African story- As one of four siblings, growing up in an impoverished area in a developed or developing country to a dysfunctional and drug addicted family, where so many limitations bridged your quest for a higher education. Finding an employment or critically the first job with s...


Global Business in the Eyes of Youth

Publié 18 novembre 2013 no picture Mahir Jethanandani

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Why is it important for children & youth to have a voice in business? Business, in the eyes of a youth activist and economist, is the expression and capitalization of what the world needs. Globally, our requirements for living boil down to few assets, which global entities can supply our demand. And every human being requires these fundamental aspects of living, including children and youth. Our voice in business reckons to be recognized because business empowers and sustai...


Why is it important for children & youth to have a voice in business?

Publié 18 novembre 2013 Avatar KateVOY

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WHY IS IT IMPORTANT FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH TO HAVE A VOICE IN BUSSINESS? Introductory part child refers to a minor, that is a person younger than age of majority and youth means the period between childhood and adulthood. It is important to involve the children and youth in business because they are young generation that have energy and passion to make a difference in modern society, for example children can contribute to the economy by creating wealth at tender age...


A way tech companies could "save the world"

Publié 18 novembre 2013 no picture Mariel García M

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Everyday, we hear tales of the ways tech companies make a difference. Apps that will somehow solve problems that big institutions couldn’t in the last 50 years; social networking sites that somehow spark revolutions that people themselves don’t… Many tech startup pitches would give high schoolers the idea that, in order to eradicate poverty, there’s no point learning about poverty itself; you just need to learn how to code. This overly optimistic talk of technology (bri...


“Why is it important for children and youth to have a voice in Business?”

Publié 18 novembre 2013 no picture Shanesh_B

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Franklin D. Roosevelt a famous author once said “We may not be able to prepare the future for our children, but we can at least prepare our children for the future.” This statement is indeed true as children live what they learn and is no longer seen and not heard but have the opportunity to voice their opinions which can help to build a better Jamaica as we are the upcoming leaders for tomorrow. The lives of youths and children are empowered through many mediums and one such i...


We are Relying on One Another

Publié 18 novembre 2013 no picture Kit Dobyns

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Young people serve as consumers, employees, and future leaders of businesses worldwide. In turn, businesses have a responsibility to respect children’s rights as well as their futures. Since 2007, shifts in the global economy have resulted in an increase in the number of young people out of work by 3.5 million individuals.[1] Just over one year ago at the G20 Summit in Los Cabos, Mexico, global business leaders called for a major campaign to increase youth apprenticeship opport...


Why is it important for children & youth to have a voice in business?

Publié 18 novembre 2013 no picture Landër Islami

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Today children and youth make up one third of the world population[1]. While in my country, Kosovo or the newest country of Europe, this figure is at 60% [2]; and that is why we are known as the Young Europeans. Considering these figures, it is important for the business environment to invest more resources in channeling the voice of the youth and promoting their development, with the aim to enable the children to interact in the decision making processes which in turn affect the...


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