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UN forum’s key message: Young people must be meaningful participants in policy-making
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Friday, 02 February 2018
UN forum’s key message: Young people must be meaningful participants in policy-making
Young people must be involved at all levels of policy-making and in all processes that affect them, including in the design of national plans, according to a summary statement issued at the end of a United Nations forum on youth.Read Full Article ...
 
Conflicts and disasters forcing 59 million young people into illiteracy – UNICEF study
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Tuesday, 30 January 2018
Conflicts and disasters forcing 59 million young people into illiteracy – UNICEF study
Nearly three in ten young people between the ages of 15 and 24 living in conflict- or disaster-affected countries are illiterate, the United Nations Children&#...
 
Youth leaders ready to ‘roll up their sleeves’ and get to work at annual UN forum
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Monday, 29 January 2018
Youth leaders ready to ‘roll up their sleeves’ and get to work at annual UN forum
Not content to follow old-school rules to tackle problems like climate change, poverty and inequality, today’s youth – media savvy ‘Millennials’ and the ‘Born ...
 
Venezuela: Economic woes worsening malnutrition among children, warns UNICEF
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Thursday, 25 January 2018
Venezuela: Economic woes worsening malnutrition among children, warns UNICEF
Amid growing food insecurity and rising malnutrition among children on the back of a protracted economic crisis in Venezuela, the United Nations Children’s Fun...
 
‘Enough is enough;’ world cannot become numb to killing of children, says top UNICEF official in Syr
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Thursday, 25 January 2018
‘Enough is enough;’ world cannot become numb to killing of children, says top UNICEF official in Syr
With families in Syria’s besieged northern town of Afrin on the run or hiding in basements to escape intense shelling, the head of the United Nations Children’...
 
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  • Dura aterragem na Venezuela
    A Venezuela está à beira do precipício. A ação concertada ainda pode evitar a sua queda. Mas quanto mais se atrase, mais venezuelanos morrerão por falta de medicamentos, pela má nutrição ou pela violência.
  • South China Sea Ruling Sweeps Away Diplomatic Ambiguities
    Tuesday?s ruling by the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea has bought a little clarity to the problems in the South China Sea, but it has not made solving the underlying problems significantly...
  • China Hardens Position on South China Sea
    China has taken a leap towards clarifying its claims in the South China Sea, but in a direction that could intensify frictions.
  • Erdo?an?s Pyrrhic victory
    Paradoxes have always abounded in the relationship between the Turkish military and the country?s politicians. Turkey?s armed forces ? or factions within them ? have justified their repeated interventions in politics with claims that they...
  • Venezuela?s hard landing
    Venezuela is on the edge of the precipice. Concerted action may yet pull it back. But the longer it is delayed, the more Venezuelans will die from lack of medicines, malnutrition or violence.