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 […]
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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 […]
AMBASSADOR PROFILE Matheus Akira Tomoto IJS, Harvard University Countries: Brazil SDGs: Quality Education, Reduced Inequality, Sustainable Cities and Communities I look forward to connecting with people from all over the globe to learn and develop innovative solutions for the main problems of our generation Matheus Akira Tomoto Bio Matheus Tomoto started working when he was […]
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.
AMBASSADOR PROFILE Harjas Grewal University of Western Ontario & Plan International Canada Countries: Canada SDGs: Gender Equality, Reducing Inequality, and Partnership for the Goals The Youth Assembly has been a life changing experience for me. I have been able to connect with so many organizations, ideas, and youth from across the world. Harjas Grewal Bio Harjas […]
AMBASSADOR PROFILE Adu Nasir Ahmad UPED Bureau Limited Countries: Ghana SDGs: Peace and Justice, Gender Equality, Decent Work and Economic Growth The sheer number of youth activists and change-makers at The Youth Assembly made my time there one full of learning and growth. Adu Nasir Ahmad Bio Ahmad Adu Nasir is a graduate of Accra […]
AMBASSADOR PROFILE Yiting Wu World Elite for Future Club (WEF) and Excellent Youth Charitable Organization (EYO) Countries: China SDGs: Quality education, Decent Work and Economic Growth, Reduced Inequalities As an Ambassador, I encourage young people to explore, to experience, to strive, and not to yield. To be a young leader, remember to contribute your passion […]