YOUTH VOICE 21st-century Youth at the Crossroads by Rebakaone Bowe It’s 6:30 am, and I’m on the train headed to the hospital. I have a Pediatrics mid-core evaluation in the afternoon, and an upcoming shelf exam breathing down my neck. I count the number of stops left to disembark while swaying swiftly to my ever-so […]
BLOG Navigating The World of Social Entrepreneurship How To Create a Solid Proposal by Yumna Khan While educational opportunities are improving rapidly across the world, it was not too long ago when most education systems were designed for the generations that had come before us, as rightly argued by Sir Ken Robinson, a renowned education […]
Inspired by Delegates’ call for engagement opportunities beyond The Youth Assembly, the GDL Series combines the flagship conference with a comprehensive enrichment program package that consists of field visits, working group sessions, special events, and accommodations.
Teniendo en cuenta nuestro presente, es difícil ignorar las crisis a las que aún nos enfrentamos: millones de personas viven en extrema pobreza, existen numerosos conflictos violentos y nos hallamos ante una creciente crisis ambiental. Éstos son solo algunos de los temas sobre los que tanto los jóvenes como todos nosotros debemos actuar urgentemente. La idea de que los jóvenes no ven estas crisis como realistas, no les afecta o no les interesa es errónea.
When considering our current times, it is hard to draw away from the urgent crises we face – millions still in extreme poverty, deadly conflicts raging, and a growing environmental crisis. These are just some of the issues where concerted action by youth, and indeed by all, is desperately needed. However, the idea that these crises are hopeless, or that young people are disaffected and disinterested is wrong.
In his first interaction in a foreign land, Harry was shocked at the perception that existed about Americans and saw a great need to foster better understanding between people of the world. This led him to create the Ambassadors for Friendship program and ultimately the Friendship Ambassadors Foundation.
On End Poverty Day, World Bank recently launched a new report called 2018 Poverty and Shared Prosperity: Piercing Together the Poverty Puzzle. The new study explores core measures of extreme poverty and introduces new pieces to the poverty puzzle – broadening the ways poverty is defined and measured beyond monetary poverty in order to recognize the complexity of poverty and inequalities across individuals, households, and countries.
Understanding the impact of one’s parents’ social status in determining the future of the person is grounded in understanding intersectionality. If we must break the cycle of poverty, our approach must be grounded in intersectionality and inclusive of all identity attributes that impact an individual, be it the privileged or the oppressed.
I was born and raised in the sunshine city of Harare, Zimbabwe. I grew up playing with my cousin Kuda and we stayed true to the innocence of childhood – we played as the “equals” that we were and those were some of the best memories of our childhood together.
Lack of Educational Mobility in Developing Countries Leads to Societal Misrepresentation at International Conferences
The goal number one of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals is to “end poverty in all its forms everywhere”. Poverty, as described in a preview of an upcoming by the World Bank on intergenerational educational mobility, is caused in part by a lack of intergenerational mobility (IGM).