¡Necesitamos “maperos” del clima!

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Estamos buscando más “maperos” para llevar las voces de niños y los jóvenes a la Conferencia de Sendai. Para presentar tu candidatura, envía este formulario antes del viernes, 20 de febrero de 2015. En septiembre pasado, algunos de ustedes nos ayudaron a crear un mapa digital que muestra los desafíos y las medidas positivas adoptadas en todo el mundo para tratar los asuntos medioambientales. Este año nos gustaría ampliar este mapa y hacer frente al impacto de los...


Climate Mappers Needed!

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We're looking for more mappers to bring child & youth voices to the Sendai Conference. To apply submit this form by Friday, February 20th, 2015. Last September some of you helped us create a digital map showing the challenges and the positive actions taken around the world to address environmental issues. This year we would like to expand this map and tackle the impact of disasters on our communities. Has your neighborhood ever been flooded by heavy rain? Do you s...



“I’m happy to see my dad”, says Ibrahim* in a radiant smile. “I’ve been waiting for this moment for quite some time now”, explains the 9-year boy, holding tightly his brother in his arms. Ibrahim* and Abdul* are about to leave the UNICEF-supported Interim Care Center where they were living since they were discharged from the Ebola Treatment Center, one week ago. Their father, Hassan*, was still under treatment and both children had to wait until he recovered. This h...


Tafala* is sitting outside the ‘high-risk area’ of the Ebola Treatment Unit in Kenema, Eastern region, a hotspot in Sierra Leone. Greeting visitors with a big smile, she slowly start explaining. “I have lost my parents, all my family died because of Ebola. Only the children survived so far. Two of my brothers recovered and were discharged, their blood tests came negative. They’re staying with our auntie, waiting for us: two others boys (6 and 2), Awa* (one year) and I a...


Education, especially in emergencies

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100 million children and young people are affected by natural disasters every year. More than half of the world’s 58 million children and youth who are out of school live in countries affected by war and violence. The majority of these children and youth are girls. When an emergency happens, many children and youth cannot go to school. An earthquake or flood could have destroyed their school and a conflict made the journey to school unsafe. When faced with a natural disaster or a conflict, chi...


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Tombes-tu tous les jours sur une pile de déchets en marchant dans la rue ? Est-ce que tu respires l’air pollué de ta ville ? Si tu penses qu’il faut en finir avec la détérioration de notre planète, exprime ton opinion et aide nous a créer une carte du monde qui représente les défis et les changements positifs qui ont un impact sur notre environnement. Le 23 septembre 2014, le Secrétaire Général de l’ONU invitera des experts et des dirigeants de gouvernement...


"About one of every seven people in the world uses Facebook. Now, Mark Zuckerberg, its co-founder and chief executive, wants to make a play for the rest — including the four billion or so who lack Internet access."

Lien: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/21/technology/faceb...

Read this very interesting article on Facebook's co-founder and chief executive leading role in working towards providing access to Internet for all. Please share your comments below. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/08/21/technology/facebook-leads-an-effort-to-lower-barriers-to-internet-access.html?pagewanted=1&_r=1&hp&


Discussing the 40 maps that explain the world

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"Maps can be a remarkably powerful tool for understanding the world and how it works, but they show only what you ask them to." Look at the 40 maps developed by Max Fisher on the Washington Post "World Views" blog last week that use data that is not traditionally mainstreamed... http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/worldviews/wp/2013/08/12/40-maps-that-explain-the-world/ In the video Max Fisher and two Washington Post foreign correspondents discuss these maps. Let us know wh...


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    I am proud to be the project manager of Voices of Youth Maps, a fantastic youth digital engagement initiative and the president of Dounia Project, a youth-led international organization.


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