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World Environment Day Feature

Beyond 2030: Youth Taking Charge of the Environment

June 2018 | Feature

“The consequences of failing to sensibly and effectively manage the environment are profound and far-reaching”- Antonio Guterres (2017) World Environment Day is commemorated each year on June 5th. The theme for 2018,  #BeatPlasticPollution, is a remind …

Feature Article: Yak Wai Chee

A Unique Experience of Youth and Sports Development in South-East Asia – by Yik Wai Chee

March 2018 | Feature

I vividly recall an encounter with a religious fundamentalist I met in Pakistan who told me that he loved the professional football club Real Madrid and wishes to meet and get a personal signature of the famous football player Cristiano Ronaldo. Having …

Feature Article: Jaha Dukureh

Ending Female Genital Mutilation by 2030- An interview with Jaha Dukureh

February 2018 | Feature

“Sustainable Development demands full human rights for all women and girls.” — UN Secretary-General Six years ago on 6 February, the international community including civil society and United Nations agencies gathered at the United Nations Headquarters …

ECOSOC Youth Forum

Youth Commence 2018 with a Good Cause: “Building Sustainable and Resilient Urban and Rural Communities”

January 2018 | Feature

The 7th United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) youth forum is scheduled for the 30th and the 31st of January 2018. The annual event is one of the global platforms at the United Nations Headquarters that brings together scores of young peop …