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By Benedict Joson
Sixty dollars for public transportation a month. Six hundred dollars for textbooks a semester. Six thousand dollars for tuition a year. These curated figures, modest approximations relative to national projections, illustrate some of the costs associated with public higher education in the United States.
As a commuter college student at Hunter College of the […]
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Last Friday, the United Nations Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth, Ahmad Alhendawi, met with the representatives of the Global Indigenous Youth Caucus who are attending the 14th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, taking place at the UN last week and this week.
“I much enjoyed the opportunity to engage with them and learn […]
Involving young people in international policies at the 48th Commission on Population and Development
“My government allows me to participate in this discussion. Not despite my age, but because of my age.” Lotte Dijkstra, Youth Ambassador SRHR.
On April 16, delegates, civil society organisations, ministers, UN representatives and many young people gathered at the side event “Young people in Post-2015 – making 1.8 billion voices heard in the new development […]
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[Huffington Post Interview] #YouthNow: My Stroll with Ahmad Alhendawi, the UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth
The International Day of Sport for Development and Peace is an opportunity to recognize the potential of sport to contribute to the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. Sport can foster peace and contribute to an atmosphere of tolerance and understanding at the local, national and international levels.
Based on its intrinsic values such as teamwork, […]
President of the United Nations General Assembly, H.E. Sam Kahamba Kutesa, to host a High Level Event of the General Assembly to mark the 20th Anniversary of the World Programme of Action for Youth
The 69th President of the General Assembly, H.E. Sam Kutesa announced his plan to host a High-level Event of the General Assembly to mark the 20th Anniversary of the World Programme of Action for Youth (WPAY) on 29 May 2015.
The High-level event, which will be organised in coordination with the Office of the United Nations […]