20 Mar, 2017

Ahead of International Day, UN and Smurfs team up to promote happiness and sustainable development

Via UN News 18 March 2017 – Every person – no matter how big, small or blue – can make the world more peaceful, equitable and healthy, the United Nations today told young people at a special ceremony for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that included the Smurfs and a handover of the key to

20 Mar, 2017

‘Football Pitch Make-over through Design Thinking’ – UN Habitat

Via UN Habitat A lot was happening in Mlango Kubwa’s football pitch last week. Mlango Kubwa is a ward in the Mathare informal settlement in Kenya. Mathare has approximately 500,000 residence; Mango Kubwa itself has approximately 50,000 residents of which 70% of the population is 24 and under. After its inauguration by the UN Secretary-General,

20 Mar, 2017

‘Youth Newsroom Makes #Case4Space for Asia-Pacific youth’ – UNESCO

Via UNESCO Twelve Asia-Pacific youth passionate about journalism and its potential to give voice to the marginalized gathered in Bangkok late last year to report on the "Youth at the Heart of the 2030 Agenda: The Case For Space" Regional Roundtable. Current and aspiring reporters joined the Youth Newsroom to report on the roundtable, which