19 Jul, 2016

First-Ever Meeting of Global Actors to Promote Youth-led Humanitarian Action

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Less than two months after the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, the members of the newly launched Global Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action met at UN Headquarters in New York to set out a detailed and concrete plan to turn youth-led humanitarian action into reality. The 2-day meeting, convened by UNFPA in

12 Jul, 2016

First Meeting on Implementation of Compact for Young People in Humanitarian Action

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  Today half of the 1.4 billion people living in countries affected by crises and fragility are under the age of 20.  Many of them, especially girls and young women, face poverty and exploitation. Yet their needs are often neglected and overlooked by providers of humanitarian assistance. On the eve of the first-ever World Humanitarian

24 May, 2016

Interview with a Young Speaker at the World Humanitarian Summit

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From Voices of Youth  Young people are making their voices heard at the World Humanitarian Summit — Voices of Youth Chloe Reynaldo from the Philippines is one of the young people attending the first-ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul. On Tuesday 24 May, she will speak at the Special Session on ‘Transforming Humanitarian Action with