3 Sep, 2013

North America: What Youth are Doing for the Environment

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Application-Historical GIS Data to Reduce Erosion, United States of America The purpose of our project was to design an assessment plan to identify stream way erosion using historical GIS-based (Geographic Information System) geophysical data. Storm water runoff from urban areas affects stream quality; as the population increases, so does the amount of impervious surface area

3 Sep, 2013

UN Establishes Trust Fund to Support Youth Volunteerism

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New York and Bonn: A dedicated trust fund has been set up by the United Nations to boost youth volunteerism and harness the energy of young people around the world to contribute to achieving development goals while enhancing their own lives. Announced by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme, […]

27 Aug, 2013

UN Envoy on Youth speaks at the Strategic Centre for International Studies, Washington DC

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On 25-26 April, UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth, Mr Ahmad Alhendawi, visited Washington DC to speak at a public policy event organized by the Strategic Center for International Studies (SCIS) and the International Youth Foundation.  While in Washington Mar Alhendawi also spoke at George Washington University. The visit included meetings at the US State […]

19 Aug, 2013

Nicole Goldin discusses the UN youth agenda with Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi

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On 25 April 2013 the UN Secretary General’s Envoy on Youth spoke at a Public Policy event organized by the Strategic Centre for International Studies and the International Youth Foundation, and hosted by Dr. Nicole Glodin, Director, Youth, Prosperity and Security Initiative Project on Prosperity and Development. Mr. Alhendawi discussed his new role, and how