CONCURSO: la educación en situaciones de emergencia

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Cien millones de niños y jóvenes se ven afectados por desastres naturales cada año. Más de la mitad de los 58 millones de niños y jóvenes de todo el mundo que asisten a la escuela viven en países afectados por la guerra y la violencia; la mayoría son niñas. Cuando ocurre una emergencia, muchos de ellos no pueden ir a la escuela. Un terremoto o una inundación podrían haber destruido las instalaciones y el trayecto puede haberse convertido en inseguro por un conflicto....


In Sierra Leone youth are helping fight Ebola

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He’s may only be 20 years old, but Alusine Bangura, is of the young people helping in the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone. Alusine was one more than 28,000 volunteers deployed around the country between 19 and 21 September, on a three-day house-to-house information campaign. The campaign aimed to 1.5 million households with life-saving messages about this dreadful disease. During the house-to-house visits, Alusine explains to a family in the eastern Waterloo area how Eb...


What are the barriers to education in Brazil & Mexico?

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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...


What do you(th) think about climate change?

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Tomorrow, an important event is taking place in New York City – one with repercussions far beyond the tiny island of Manhattan. Tomorrow, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will host the 2014 Climate Summit, with an important goal – to get everyone behind the plan to address climate change and the effects it will have on us all. But these effects are likely to impact some groups of people more than others – and children and young people are key among them. Not...


Bringing you the news from the General Assembly

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Hi Voices of Youth This is just a short note to let you all know that this week we'll be sharing news and coverage of various UN General Assembly events that are of importance to youth. So make sure that you keep checking in and feel free to share any comments on questions with us. Many of the UNGA events can be streamed on UN TV here. And don't forget, tomorrow the big Climate Summit is happening so follow the hashtag #climate2014 to see what everyone has to say, and make...


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The sight of schoolchildren filing into classrooms across Gaza last week was a welcome sign that in one respect at least, life in the territory is returning to some kind of normality after a traumatic summer of conflict and bloodshed. Pupils at the privately-run American International School in Gaza were back in class a week before the new academic year even began. Staff said they wanted to find a way of helping the children get back into a routine as soon as possible, so that...


Digital Media & Child Rights - 2014 Day of General Discussion

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How many children around the world use the internet and mobile phones? How are children using social media? What are the risks to children using digital tools? What are the opportunities for improving access to information and education? The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child tells the world the rights that ALL children have. But the Convention came about in 1989 - long before the internet became available to everyone; long before nearly everyone had a mobile phon...


Words of wisdom - from around the globe

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Grace: 长江后浪推前浪, 一代更比一代强 (Chinese) As in a river, the energy and vigor of the new generation excels the last one. Each generation will excel and surpass the last. 种一棵树的最佳时机是20年前,次佳时机是现在 (Chinese) The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago; the second best time is right now. Chris: Ndovu wawili wakisongana ziumiazo ni nyika. (Kiswahili) When two elephants fight, it is the grass th...


Ayúdanos a cuidar el medio ambiente: creemos juntos un mapa digital

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¿Te encuentras con montañas de basura cuando caminas cada día por la calle? ¿Respiras el aire contaminado de tu ciudad? Si crees que hay que poner fin al deterioro de nuestro planeta, suma tu voz y ayúdanos a crear un mapa global sobre los desafíos y los cambios que afectan a nuestro medio ambiente. El próximo 23 de septiembre de 2014, el Secretario General de las Naciones Unidas Ban Ki-moon reunirá a dirigentes de gobiernos, instituciones financieras, empresas y so...


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    I'm one of the VOY community managers. I'm from South Africa & have been living in NYC for over 2 years. My hobbies are reading and photography.


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