Youth Perspective: Sustainable Development

Publié 19 novembre 2013 no picture Saket Mani

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There is no dispute today that Planet Earth is reaching a point where it can no longer sustain our intake levels. If we care about our planet, about ourselves, our children and other living things then we need to learn how to turn things around and bring about lasting transformation. Most environmental problems are global in nature, meaning, they have global ramifications. Let me explain by saying that many ecosystems that are managed by countries have vast global benefits and...


Voices of Children & Youth in Business: Empowering the Young to Lead Change

Publié 18 novembre 2013 no picture Saket Mani

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Children & Youth of today are demanding for systematic and democratic changes around the world using political & economic tools. Participation of Youth in Development is very important and moreover, development without youth cannot be sustained. Due to Globalization, young entrepreneurs play a vital role in building a democratic society through their contribution in political & economic development. Youth empowerment is being recognised as an important aspect of sustain...


World Water Day 2013!!!

Publié 15 mars 2013 no picture Saket Mani

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Water scarcity, sanitation, Millennium Goals, climate change and a growing world population… What are the most pressing water issues the world faces today and why are they important to all of us? Why did the United Nations decided to declare 2013 as the International Year of Water Cooperation (Resolution A/RES/65/154) and what does this mean on both a local and national level and on an international level? You can make a big difference without going to big conferences. Start at grass root lev...


Nature Protects if She is Protected

Publié 18 octobre 2012 no picture Saket Mani

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What exactly are we waiting for? For the polar caps to melt or for the destruction of marine biodiversity? WHY are we waiting for the government to force us to change? Are we going to make changes that we know are needed!? What will it take to make us work together to live within the environmental limits of the Earth while meeting everyone’s needs? Youth have both special concerns and special responsibilities in relation to the environment. A number of environmental risks and hazards affect...


Climate Change: Are WE doing our BEST?

Publié 18 octobre 2012 no picture Saket Mani

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“Warming of the climate system is unequivocal, as is now evident from observations of increases in global average air and ocean temperatures, widespread melting of snow and ice, and rising global average sea level.” Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Threats to biodiversity, spreading pollution, degraded river basins and disappearing forests are problems in most of the countries in the world, where climate change is knocking on the door. The poor are more dependent on natural resou...


Drugs…A full stop to life!

Publié 29 avril 2011 no picture Saket Mani

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Drug use is an increasing problem among teenagers in today's times. Most drug use begins in the teenage years. These years are the most crucial in the maturing process. Adolescents are curious and venerable and there is peer pressure to experiment. The use of drugs by teenagers is the result of a combination of factors such as peer pressure, curiosity, and availability. One of the most important reasons of teenage drug usage is peer pressure. Peer pressure represents social influences that effec...


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    Key areas of work are human rights, climate change, poverty, education, youth participation and sustainable development. Let's MAKE A DIFFERENCE!


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    Children & Youth Representative to United Nations, Global Youth Advocate:UN Post 2015 Development Agenda, India