Digital Bangladesh needs digitally educated younger generation – Mayor, Chattogram at Digital Khichuri Challenge

Digital literacy among young people is crucial to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and to make Bangladesh progressive and tolerant, said Abu Jahed Mohammed Nasir Uddin, Mayor Chattogram City Corporation at the “Digital Khichuri Challenge” held in Chattogram on 06 December. Partnering with Facebook and Bangladesh ICT Division, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) initiated “Digital …

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“Why me?” – Stigma, lack of information leave Myanmar youth in the dark on HIV

Condoms at a UNFPA-supported mobile clinic. Sithu, 21, did not know how to protect himself from HIV. © UNFPA/Yenny Gamming YANGON, Myanmar – “If I had known about safe sex in my teens, my life would never have turned out this way,” 21-year-old Sithu* told UNFPA. He contracted HIV two years ago. Sithu had always dreamed …

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Inclusive and Participatory Youth Policy in Southeast Asia

UNESCO’s Operational Strategy on Youth (2014-2021) (OSY) aims to ensure that young women and men are engaged in policies and programs that affect them. The strategy recognizes youth as agents of change, social transformation, peace, and sustainable development. The three complementary and transversal axes that underpin the strategy are 1) Policy formulation and review; 2) …

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2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report

The 2018 State of the World’s Volunteerism Report The thread that binds is a United Nations flagship publication that presents new evidence on the role of volunteerism in strengthening community resilience. It finds that communities value volunteerism because it enables them to create collective strategies for dealing with diverse economic, social and environmental challenges. Read …

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Mapping Youth Organizations and Networks in Singapore

The Online Volunteer will conduct a desk review, as well as consultations, to capture all youth organizations and networks in Singapore based on given research questions and previous research conducted. The strategy for mapping the youth organizations and networks in Singapore will be agreed among the online volunteer and the project managers from UNESCO and …

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Mapping Youth Organizations and Networks in Brunei-Darussalam

The Online Volunteer will conduct a desk review, as well as consultations, to capture all youth organizations and networks in Brunei-Darussalam based on given research questions and previous research conducted. The strategy for mapping the youth organizations and networks in Brunei-Darussalam will be agreed among the online volunteer and the project managers from UNESCO and …

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Mapping Youth Organizations and Networks in Viet Nam

The Online Volunteer will conduct a desk review, as well as consultations, to capture all youth organizations and networks in Viet Nam based on given research questions and previous research conducted. The strategy for mapping the youth organizations and networks in Viet Nam will be agreed among the online volunteer and the project managers from …

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