Are we all iDiots?

Publié 3 décembre 2013 no picture

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This short film raises some interesting questions on the current expansion of digital media, and our insatiate hunger and dependency for new technology and information. Is our happiness ultimately based on things we don’t need and governed by entities we don’t control?


Meet our VOY mappers from Buenos Aires!

Publié 6 novembre 2013 no picture

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Buenos Aires is the latest city where young people are taking to the streets with smartphones to map environmental hazards in their community as part of Voices of Youth Maps. Meet Maria and Romina, two of the 20 young people who’ve been trained this past month. Stay tuned to VOY for more updates and follow UNICEF Argentina on Twitter (@UNICEFargentina) Maria E. 18 years old Why did you decide to participate in the project? So that I can show that there are proble...


Adolescents use smartphones to map and change their community

Publié 29 août 2013 no picture

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17 year old Daniela is somewhat of an expert on HIV/AIDS. She knows how the disease is transmitted and how to protect herself, and she shares this information with her friends. Daniela is one of 24 adolescents from the vulnerable neighbourhoods of Cité Plus and Village de Dieu in Port au Prince to have participated in the Voices of Youth Maps initiative. The adolescents mapped HIV risk and vulnerability catalysts in their communities, using smartphones to record the geo-locati...


International Youth Day Live Web Cast

Publié 12 août 2013 no picture

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Don't forget to watch a live web cast of the International Youth Day event here, and to follow @voicesofyouth and the #IYD2013 hashtag on Twitter for updates and stories about International Youth Day.


This week, “Beyond the voices!” is in Democratic Republic of Congo, where we meet Ollie David, a street kid who decided to take control of his life and to create an association by street children, and for street children. A model of courage and determination! I am Ollie David Levi and I am the president of AEJERC- an association aimed at coaching youth and street children of Congo. I create wealth and values. I make the rich and the philosopher laugh and I am the one who...


“Youth is a driving force for change.” stated United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the Global Interactive Dialogue on UN Youth Initiatives conference held ahead of the 2013 International Youth Day. The event was an interactive panel discussion bringing together youth leaders from around the world to discuss issues that affect young people globally. Through a live web cast, youth delegations from Belgium, Brazil, India, Lebanon, Liberia and the United States amo...


Too Young to Wed

Publié 3 juillet 2013 no picture RhaziVOY

Fifteen-year-old Destaye and her husband divide their time between working in the fields and taking care of their 6-month-old baby. At the time of their marriage, when Destaye was age 11, she was still in school and her husband expressed interest in letting her continue her education. Since the birth of their son, however, she has had to fulfill her duties of being a wife and mother exclusively. Join UNICEF in the fight for education for every girl and boy around the world, and...


Girl Rising

Publié 27 juin 2013 no picture

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As Malala Day is nearing, join the Girl Rising Movement to promote equal rights and opportunities for girls worldwide.


All for a Positive Change!

Publié 1 avril 2013 no picture

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We are happy to share with you that more than one hundred adolescents in Rio de Janeiro have joined UNICEF and partners to improve living conditions in vulnerable communities. In the favela of Morro dos Prazeres, young members of Voices of Youth joined efforts to renovate a ruined playground. Using kites, smartphones and GPS technology, adolescents all over Rio de Janeiro are putting pertinent issues on a map, advocating for social change in communities through leadership and taking actions tow...



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