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Online Discussion: Civic Education and Rural Women’s Political Participation

April 18, 2016

Moderated by Hurford Youth Fellow: Goma Devi Bastola Ms. Goma Devi Bastola is the President of the Rural Women’s Network Nepal (RUWON Nepal) where she…

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Is Politics for You? Checklist for the Young Aspirant

March 27, 2016

By Hurford Youth Fellow Ateki Seta Caxton It is a great privilege to share a few thoughts on Politics, especially about the ways young…

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My First Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York in 2016

March 24, 2016

By Ms. Goma Devi Bastola, the Huford Youth Fellow  I was born into a country and society where there is huge inequality between men…

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Celebrate the Woman: A Tribute to Florence Nightingale on Women’s Day 2016

March 8, 2016

By Ateki Seta Caxton – Hurford Youth Fellow Back in the Spring of 1854, because of diplomatic jangles resulting from unwonted Russian disregard for endearing…

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The Status of Youth Girls & Women in rural Nepal and how RUWON works to empower them….

February 23, 2016

By Ms. Goma Devi Bastola   Hurford Youth Fellow 2016 The Status of Girls & Women in rural Nepal and how RUWON works to…

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CAMEROON: Lower the Voting Age to Make Youth Voices Count

February 22, 2016

By Emilia E. Miki “In my country, you can get married at age 15, go to war at age 18. But you cannot vote…

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First National Girls Conference in Nepal

February 19, 2016

By Goma Devi Bastola, the Hurford Youth Fellow 2016 Rural Women’s Network Nepal (RUWON Nepal) www.ruwonnepal.org.np is a national network that has been striving…

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Bridging Young Forces in Africa’s Democratic Transitions

February 17, 2016

By Hurford Youth Fellow: Ateki Seta Caxton Among the principal drivers of democracy in Africa is the work young people do in their respective countries…

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Welcoming the ASEAN Community: Perspectives from Indonesian Young Leaders

January 15, 2016

We are now living in the situation where globalization and regionalization happens side by side at the same time. We are also obliged to…

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Rosa María Payá: “Todos los venezolanos pueden contar con nosotros para terminar con la impunidad”

December 10, 2015

La presidenta de la Red Latinoamericana de Jóvenes por la Democracia, Rosa María Payá, se refirió desde Caracas a la misión de solidaridad que…

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Danilo Maldonado “el Sexto” deja huelga de hambre en prisión #Cuba + su carta del 16 de septiembre 2015

October 1, 2015

Tras 24 días de huelga de hambre el artista Danilo “el Sexto” la terminó, pero sigue pidiendo libertad y justicia para Cuba. “El Sexto”…

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#Webinar Inestabilidad democrática y pérdida de control del Estado en territorios #LAC

September 28, 2015

El pasado miércoles 23 de septiembre activistas de Latino América y el Caribe llevaron a cabo un webinar, el tercero de esta serie organizada…

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#23S “Fragilidad democrática y pérdida de control territorial del Estado” en Latinoamérica y el Caribe (webinar)

September 18, 2015

3ra discusión online en español del Movimiento Mundial de jóvenes por la Democracia (WYMD) en alianza con la Red Latinoamericana Jóvenes por la Democracia (JuventudLAC) el próximo miércoles 23 de…

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Discusión online “Juventud e innovación en la lucha contra la corrupción” 26Ago, 5:30pm EDT

August 19, 2015

Te invitamos a la 2da discusión online en español, del Movimiento Mundial de jovenes por la Democracia (WYMD) en alianza con  la Red Latinoaméricana Jóvenes por laDemocracia (JuventudLAC) el…

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Jóvenes latinoamericanos en Organismos Internacionales (1ra discusión online)

July 15, 2015

  En alianza entre el Movimiento Mundial de jovenes por la Democracia (WYMD) y la Red Latinoaméricana Jóvenes por laDemocracia (JuventudLAC) el pasado viernes 10 de julio se llevó…

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Disappointing Crack Down on Anti-child Marriage March in Zimbabwe

July 6, 2015

The Institute for Young Women Development (IYWD) organized an anti-child marriage march on June 23 in Zimbabwe. More than 80 young women gathered in…

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Jóvenes en orgs. internacionales/ Defensa y promoción de DDHH y Democracia (10JUL)

July 1, 2015

1era discusión online en español, en alianza con Red Latinoaméricana Jóvenes por la Democracia Conversaremos sobre la participación de los jóvenes en organismos internacionales para la…

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Las familias de los estudiantes detenidos por protestar contra Correa en Ecuador demandan su liberación. (El Comercio)

Amenazan a estudiantes con 7 años de cárcel por protestar contra Correa

June 25, 2015

Por Rebeca Morla en http://es.panampost.com/  Los acusan de haber cometido el delito de sabotaje, por lo que el abogado defensor de los jóvenes aseguró que…

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Con huelgas de hambre jóvenes claman Libertad para Venezuela

June 11, 2015

Más de 70 venezolanos activistas y políticos, en su mayoría jóvenes, algunos concejales de distintos municipios del país, están hoy en huelga de hambre…

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Jóvenes activistas presentes en VII Cumbre de las Américas en Panamá

April 8, 2015

Desde este lunes 6 de abril, jóvenes latinoamericanos que trabajan con Derechos Humanos, Sociedad Civil, Democracia, organizaciones sociales y políticas se encuentran en Panamá…

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Young activist from Gambia was unlawfully arrested due to her activism-Now safe

March 23, 2015

Minah Manneh from Gambia was illegally detained for her human rights activism. This is not the first time that a youth human rights activist…

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Updates on the student protests in Burma by Moccy

March 23, 2015

Student protests against the new National Education Law have been going on since November 2014, with the students having presented 11 demands for the…

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Afghanistan Foreign Service to Be More Transparent and Youthful, By Hurford Fellow, Moh.Sayed Madadi

March 3, 2015

Afghanistan President, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has sacked 40 diplomats including 11 ambassadors from the country’s diplomatic missions across the world. Among dismissed officials are…

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Reminder: Video Contest for Youth Activists in Middle East & North Africa

March 3, 2015

Calling all Youth from the MENA region (these countries include: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Malta, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Tunisia, United…

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Ageism against young people is holding back the meaningful youth participation by Saadat

February 23, 2015

Reflections on article “Why ageism against young people is holding back the progress of African countries” Despite huge percentage of young people in African…

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Tortura blanca a jóvenes en “la tumba” de Venezuela

February 20, 2015

 Desde hace unos días se ha hecho pública la noticia de que en pleno corazón de la capital de Venezuela, Caracas, específicamente en la…

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Accountability After Conflict by Hurford Fellow, Moh.Sayed Madadi

February 20, 2015

USAID has been supporting programs in Cambodia to promote accountability. The problem in many post conflict countries is that people often ”vote without choosing”…

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Youth for Harmony and Humanity: The Urgency of Peace Education in Indonesia

February 15, 2015

* This article purposed to commemorate the World Interfaith Harmony Week 2015 At the moment, globalization and democracy making us connected with each other…

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Iniciando conversaciones sobre Latinoamerica y el Caribe

February 9, 2015

Parecer ser una realidad para todos que la situación de los Derechos Humanos en Latinoamérica es un tema que amerita atención y mucho trabajo…

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Are Leaders Born or Made: A Reflection from The Gambia

February 3, 2015

Training of Gambian Youth Leaders by Fatou Bintou Sallah, a representative of Think Young Women.       Participants As I anticipated the journey to…

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Youth Involvement in Agriculture in Kenya by Kiama Robert

February 3, 2015

Every year, our country faces sporadic food insecurity in many parts of the country. The vicious cycle that replays itself in this tail end…

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Changing the Middle East by Leadership Board Member, Elie Obeid

January 27, 2015

Changing the Middle East By Elie Obeid YOUTH! That word has been at the roots of electoral programs, the ground for any desired change,…

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Tahere Siisiialafia delivers Statement on Youth Priorities in SIDS

January 26, 2015

  Statement was put together by Tahere Siisiialafia & Shantal Munro-Knight. January 21st 2015, New York STATEMENT Pacific Youth Council in Alignment with United…

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Education Activist, Chernor Bah on Ebola in Sierra Leone

January 20, 2015

January in Sierra Leone: A Photo Essay January 19th, 2015 by Ebola Deeply  · Ebola cases are at last on a downward trend in Sierra Leone. Global…

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Interview with Dr. Hawa Abdi, Nobel Peace Prize Nominee on ‘Keeping Hope Alive’ for Somalia by Ms.Adaobi Nkeokelonye

December 23, 2014

When Dr. Hawa Abdi Abdi was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2012,I was struck by how one woman was able to  achieve…

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Check out what I AM A GIRL BARBADOS does to promote human rights!

December 10, 2014

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Phatu Bintou Sallah promotes human rights by standing against FGM! Reflections from The Gambia. Read more here!

December 10, 2014

REFLECTIONS ON THE FIRST NATIONAL YOUTH FORUM ON FGM/C IN THE GAMBIA Gambian youths from every region of the Gambia converged on the 7th…

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Human Rights in Balochistan: Frightful and Neglected. By Leadership Board Member, Tahir Zareef

December 10, 2014

Balochistan is the largest province in terms of area and the smallest in terms of population. Geographically Balochistan is a much cherished terrain for…

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Civil Liberty inside the Car-Free Day: Beyond the Story of Democracy and Sport in Indonesia

December 10, 2014

I always totally believe that democracy is not only about politics but also cover whole dimension of human life. Democracy is the way of…

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Unemployment is not our problem: Laws are the problems of youth

November 17, 2014

By Leadership Board Member, Chinedu Thomas Ekwealor, Sub-Saharan African Region The transition from childhood to adulthood is a critical stage of human development. The extent to…

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Check out Adaobi’s Reflections on the Politics of Difference as she highlights issues of Citizenship

November 6, 2014

Is Xenophobia the new Racism? As a tourist with the need to ‘belong’, I sometimes struggle negotiating to make my difference visible or not. In…

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WYMD on the Radio! Interview with Aaron Weah-Weah on Ebola crisis in Liberia

October 24, 2014

Please find below the interview conducted by CBS Radio in Seattle, Washington USA on the Ebola crisis in Liberia.     There are growing…

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World Youth Day for Democracy 2014: Youth Voices for Prisoners of Conscience (Photos and Videos)

October 23, 2014

               

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World Youth Day for Democracy!! Oct.18! Get Involved!

October 13, 2014

World Youth Day for Democracy is Saturday, October 18th! The World Youth Movement for Democracy is supporting CIVICUS’s Civil Society Behind Bars Campaign, which raises …

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PEOPLES CLIMATE MARCH AND APYF 2014: YOUTH, DEMOCRACY AND ENVIROMENTAL ISSUES IN ONE ACTION

October 3, 2014

Many of us view that democracy is only related to social and political issues, but in the fact in today’s era of global transformation,…

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International Youth Day: Addressing Mental Health- Video and Photo Contest Winners

September 6, 2014

The theme for this year’s International Youth Day was Mental Health. Youth with mental health disabilities are often excluded from civic and political participation.…

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The 6th UNAOC Global Forum: Youth for the ‘Unity in Diversity’

September 2, 2014

Out of more than 3,000 applicants worldwide, only 100 participants qualified to join the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) the 6th Global Forum…

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Member Spotlight: Ateki Seta Caxton

July 23, 2014

Ateki Seta Caxton is the founder and director of Network for Solidarity, Empowerment and Transformation for All – NewSETA in Cameroon, a nongovernmental organisation…

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Freedom for Rodrigo

May 9, 2014

The World Youth Movement for Democracy strongly condemns the arrest of Rodrigo Diamanti, democracy activist and President of the organization Un Mundo sin Mordaza.…

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“Because Peace is About Love”

February 19, 2014

Aware Girls brought around 80 young peace activists from FATA, Swat and other settled areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan to celebrate Valentine’s…

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There is no alternative on youth participation

February 3, 2014

Just as there can be no alternative to democracy in this age and time, there can be no alternative to youth participation in sustaining…

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Leadership Belongs to the Youth

February 3, 2014

The Kenyan President at a public address stated that leadership belongs to the youth and the future belongs to the children. For them to…

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Act local, think global

February 3, 2014

The world today is increasingly becoming a global village. Despite the vast expanses of distance that separate us, modern advances in technology have rendered…

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Women are not weak, they are the leaders

February 3, 2014

Democracy is the most acceptable and preferred form of government.  In democracy, people govern through free elected representatives. This systems is based on sovereignty,…

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Prishtina Youth Summit

March 29, 2013

During the weekend, I’ve been to the Prishtina Youth Summit which Youth Initiative for Human Rights organized. It happened for the second time, the…

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Second Class Citizens in South Serbia

March 29, 2013

Albanian citizens from Preshevo, Bujanovac and Medvedja should have the same treatment in the state of Serbia as other citizens have. Serbia took over…

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March 7, 2013

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