Monthly Archives: August 2020

31 Aug, 2020

The Experiences and Challenges of Tripura Indigenous youth in Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh, during COVID-19

By: Gabriel Tripura1, Anish Shrestha1, Ziwei Chen1, Caroline Lee1, Jennie Kim1,  Julie Kim1, Victor A. Lopez-Carmen2, Brendan Eappen2 The Chittagong Hill Tracts Community The Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) is located in Southeastern Bangladesh, a region that is very remote and inaccessible as it is surrounded by hilly and mountainous geography. The CHT region is composed

31 Aug, 2020

The Mulokot Water Protectors and COVID-19

By: Jupta Itoewaki1, Casey Orozco-Poore1, Michelle Sunjoo Lee1, Gabriella Herrera1, Victor A. Lopez-Carmen2, Brendan Eappen2 The Wayana Peoples of the Amazon, Indigenous to Brazil, Suriname and French Guiana for 4,000 years, understand that water is essential to both life and spirit. As the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic rapidly spreads from North America down the Western hemisphere,

3 Aug, 2020

The United Nations’ Envoy on Youth and Twitter Launch a Global Collaboration to Create the First-ever Universal Youth Emoji

PRESS RELEASE   New York, 1 June 2020 — Ahead of the International Youth Day celebration, celebrated globally August 12, the United Nations Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth, Ms. Jayathma Wickramanayake, in collaboration with Twitter will be launching a global collaboration to co-create the first-ever youth emoji that represents all young people. The official youth emoji