Mapping Youth Organizations and Networks in Indonesia

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

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Strong Pacific youth voice needs to be heard on integrity

Denmark, Copenhagen – Given the fact that 60 percent of Pacific people are youth, involving young people in the fight against corruption is essential, says a Solomon Islands youth representative at the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC). Speaking on the topic ‘Why Youth Matters: Young People in the Fight Against Corruption’ session in Copenhagen, Denmark, …

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Indigenous youth take the lead in protecting threatened communities

The young people sitting together in a classroom at Chiang Mai University came from countries across the region, yet they do not only identify as Cambodian, Lao, Myanmar, Thai or Vietnamese. Instead, this group of about 15 are defined as “indigenous youth”, representing ethnic minorities such as Karen, Akha, Bunong, Khmu, Arakhan, Hmong and several …

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UNDP Hosts Regional Forum on Youth Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in collaboration with the All China Youth Federation, kicked off today in Beijing the Asia-Pacific Forum on Youth Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. The Forum aims to foster youth-led entrepreneurship and accelerate the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). “Today, young people are more connected, more creative, more informed …

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Lifelong learning for people you love and care for

เรื่องราวนี้ได้รับแรงบันดาลใจมาจากเรื่องจริงของคุณแม่เลี้ยงเดี่ยวผู้ต่อสู้เพื่อความฝันของเธอเอง โดยใช้พลังแห่งการเรียนรู้ตลอดชีวิตขับเคลื่อนความฝันให้เป็นจริง – UNESCO Bangkok celebrates the inspirational story of a single mother of two, whose pursuit of her dream stands as a testimony to the transformational power of Lifelong Learning. ยูเนสโก กรุงเทพฯ และสำนักงานส่งเสริมการศึกษานอกระบบและการศึกษาตามอัธยาศัย (กศน.) ร่วมสนับสนุนทุกพลังแห่งการเรียนรู้ตลอดชีวิต ติดต่อสอบถามข้อมูลเพิ่มเติมได้ที่สำนักงานกศน.ในเขตหรืออำเภอของท่าน หรือโทร. 1660 For more stories about lifelong learning: http://bit.ly/2p3o7B1 Original article from UNESCO Asia-Pacific.

Generation What

‘Generation What’ makes waves at Asian Side of The Doc

UNESCO met with broadcasters from throughout Asia-Pacific at the region’s largest documentary fair,the Asian Side of the Doc, to prepare for this year’s launch of the youth-driven transmedia program “Generation What: Asia Pacific”. The Third Steering Committee Meeting for Generation What: Asia Pacific was held at the Asian Side of the Doc festival, held in Bangkok from …

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The growth potential: Girls engage with the promise of ICT in agriculture

For the female students of the Thungmahamek School for the Deaf, ICT provides an invaluable opportunity for empowerment – the toolkit for equal access to economic and social advancement. That potential represents the promise of technology at its best, overcoming disadvantages and allowing each person to contribute to fullest of her abilities. On the occasion …

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Thammasat students shake up the status quo advocating youth empowerment at the UN

What do you think of when hearing the word ‘youth’? What about the ‘United Nations’? And youth engagement with the United Nations? One possible answer – ‘scary’. That response, half-jokingly thrown out at a recent Safe Spaces for Youth event, addresses a serious challenge. Empowering young people is built into the foundations of the Sustainable …

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