Tag Archives: Youth

D.R.E.A.M. Foundation Celebrates ‘Community Builders’ At Annual Gala

Brooklyn, N.Y. One of New York’s longtime champions of the city’s underserved communities hosted a high-profile gala on May 2 to recognize several outstanding individuals. Each honoree has made significant contributions to improving the quality of life in economically distressed neighborhoods across all five boroughs. “I have been a lifelong advocate of those who have been […]

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Luce Addresses Caribbean Commencement on Leadership

Kingston, Jamaica. On November 11, 2018, the latest class of the Caribbean Maritime University of Kingston, Jamaica graduated. Dignitaries who spoke at the Commencement included H.R.M. Drolor Bosso Adamtey I of Ghana, Hon. Dean-Roy Bernard, Ministry of Education, Youth & Information Secretary, University President Fritz Pinnock, Hon. Ruel Reid, Minister of Education, Youth & Information, and Jim […]

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U.N. – African Partnership to Foster Jobs for African Rural Youth

New York, N.Y. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has partnered with the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) to generate job and business opportunities for young people in rural Benin, Cameroon, Malawi, and Niger, thanks to a $4 million grant from the Africa Solidarity Trust Fund. Women at work preparing the field for […]

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At ‘Peace Camp,’ Colombian Youth Send a Message

Bogota, Colombia. Dozens of activists have raised a multicolored, makeshift tent city in Bogota’s main square to demand the government and rebels save a deal meant to end a half-century of conflict — part of an outburst of activism across the country by Colombians stunned at last week’s unexpected defeat of the peace accord in […]

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U.N. Urges Participation of Young People in Peace and Decision-making

New York, N.Y. With more young people around the world than ever before, it is necessary to include them when discussing global solutions related to peace, development, and security, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General said today. Photo: World Bank/Grant Ellis (file).  “Young people are often seriously affected by conflict. Decisions made by earlier generations may affect […]

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The Heart of Mental Health and Well-being at the United Nations

New York, N.Y. In the normally staid halls of the U.N., energy exploded as Bolivian musician Hillario Soto entered a large conference room at the back, playing his home-made bass flute, followed Pied-Piper-style by a troupe of musicians, adult vocalists, and youth singers. Leading the revelry on keyboards was internationally-acclaimed composer and singer/songwriter Russell Daisey performing […]

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Youth Can Lead Drive to Set World on Course to a More Sustainable Future

New York, N.Y. The world’s young people – who make up the largest generation of youth in history – can lead a global drive to break the patterns of the past and set the world on course to a more sustainable future, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said youth, with their creativity and idealism are […]

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Ban Tells Youth, ‘You Have Unlimited Power,’ Supporting U.N. 2030 Agenda

New York, N.Y. On first day of the sixty-sixth United Nations Department of Public Information/Non-Governmental Organizations Conference in Gyeongju, Republic of Korea, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged youth to continue to raise their voices in pushing governments to implement the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Youth attending the sixty-sixth UN DPI/NGO Conference in Gyeongju, Republic of […]

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