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plural, Alliance of civilizations

Can young people can make a change for a better world thanks to media?

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAoC) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) are organizing a youth produced video festival called Plural+ addressing the challenges of d...

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Empowering Women and Girls Through Media and Communication

The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media is the only research-based organization working within the media and entertainment industry to engage, educate, and influence the need for gender balance,...

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Social Good Summit: Changing the World Through New Technology

Bloggers, media, NGOs, celebrities, and global thought leaders from a variety of public health and human rights spectrums converged this week on the Upper East Side of Manhattan for the Social Good Su...

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Honoring Humanitarians on World Humanitarian Day

In honor of World Humanitarian Day, the Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon states, “There is never a year without humanitarian crises. And wherever there are people in need, there a...


Activism 3.0: what does the future hold for youth activism?

Imagine if you were to outline the future of youth activism. Imagine if you were to design an innovative activist campaign for young people - something that has never been seen before. What would it l...

Chris, K4Health

Elevating the cause for women and children, a race against time

As Ban Ki-moon explained, piecemeal approaches to advancing the circumstances of women and children produces piecemeal results, so we need to do a better job at coordinating and integrating our effort...

Giuseppe, European Youth Forum

Young people as producers, not consumers

The UN pays a lot of lip service to youth participation. As the MGD Review is coming up, it's time to focus on young people as producers instead of consumers. The documentary above deals with...

Shulamith, PDHRE

Chain of humanity for dignity, equality and life without discrimination

Fighting for basic human rights is the key to solving all of humanity's problems. It's a hard struggle, but one that affects us all. Our future is beyond our vision but not beyond our control - Se...

Rose, Ifendu for women

Religion, globalization and violence against women

I will like to talk about religion, globalization and violence against women. Insights from my initial research for a doctoral degree in theology reveal a great deal of information on how women are tr...

Victor, Youth Coalition

Let the champions be champions

Let the champions be champions This year’s Youth Supplement to the State of the World Population bears the title At the Frontier, signalling urgency. Victor Bernhardtz, co-author of the report, giv...

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