North America

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

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