Voices of Youth Feature: Invisible Wounds

By Bhavana Neurons.... We are wired to think, react, imagine, focus and remember. Memories are tricky, you can repress them for years but at the sight of a black mosaic tile they are back. Like it was only yesterday. Your heart beating frantically, sweat lining your eyebrows, neurons. She was late. Her watch stopped at

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Voices of Youth Feature: A Narrative of a South African Graduate

By Itumeleng Mphure My day has finally come! As I shop for the perfect dress I cannot help but feel like I am on top of the world. The four years of sleepless nights spent studying and living on coffee and energy drinks are finally paying off. I am finally graduating with my Bachelor’s degree.

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San Francisco then and now…70 years

On 25 June, 1945 at the San Francisco Opera House, the final full session of delegates to the United Nations Conference on International Organization met and stood together– literally as well as figuratively – to signal their unanimous approval of the Charter of the United Nations. These delegates had deliberated on the basis of proposals

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Voices of Youth Feature: An Eighth of a Story

By Pia Fleig I am a European. I have received a very good education, I have succeeded in my A-levels, I can go to any University I want and study more than a human mind can imagine. And yet, I feel like I know so little of reality. As much as my school tried to

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Voices of Youth Feature: Use Condoms, Stay Safe

By Mr Gerald Who would have thought that one day teenagers would be encouraged to use condoms, especially in Africa, where talking about sex is a taboo? Well, when push comes to shove, what has to be done has to be done - even if it requires distributing condoms among high school students who are

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Apply to join next Millennium Campus Conference at the United Nations in New York

Are you ready to take your leadership to the next level? The Millennium Campus Network (MCN) is thrilled to welcome your application! The Millennium Campus Conference is an annual symposium for university student leaders advancing global development to meet, partner, learn, and connect with a global community.  The 7th Annual Millennium Campus Conference will be hosted at the United

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Learn about the Youth Delegate Programme to the United Nations

Participation in decision-making is one of the key priority areas of the United Nations agenda on youth. One form of youth participation at the United Nations is through the inclusion of youth delegates in a country's official delegation to the United Nations General Assembly and various functional Commissions of the Economic and Social Council. The

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