Youth issues

Global conference seeks to free millions of children from child labour

Children washing clothes in rivers, begging in the streets, hawking, walking for miles in search of water and firewood, competing with older, more experienced hands to pick coffee or tea, or working as child soldiers are familiar images in the…

Camilo González Posso “In Colombia there is a non-constitutional state of affairs, there is no democratic regime”.

  Go to download In an interview with Camilo González Posso, president of the Institute for Development and Peace Studies, Indepaz, we will talk about the current situation of the Peace Accord in Colombia and the work that the new…

Youth and Adult Education: A Pending Issue in Ecuador and in the Region

In June 2022, the 7th International Adult Education Conference CONFINTEA VII will be held in Morocco. There, some 1,000 participants will discuss effective adult learning and education policies from the perspective of Lifelong Learning and taking into account the United…

WSF 2022: The house of the wind

The initiative to create an educational centre of Zapotec knowledge under the impetus of the Zapotec painter-philosopher, Maestro Nicéforo Urbieta Morales By Denis Linckens, member of the International Collective of Young Francophones at WSF 2022 The Zapotec civilisation, known as…

The fight against all kinds of violence is possible!

On Sunday 1st May, various organisations led by World without Wars and without Violence – Peru met for the launch of the National Campaign for Peace and Active Nonviolence, which will walk 131.5 kilometres between 4th May and 23rd October…

Meeting Dr. Teivo Teivainen at the Social Forum of Resistance (FSR)

On the opening day of the Social Forum of Resistance (FSR) and Social Forum of Justice and Democracy (FSMJD) we had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Teivo Teivainen, Professor of World Politics at University of Helsinki. Dr. Teivainen has been…

The Social Forum of the Resistances from the look of 5 youths

Yesterday the Social Forum of Resistance began in Porto Alegre, a preview of the World Social Forum that will begin in Mexico on May 1st. Five young Canadians, members of the Katalizo¹ collective, will participate in person in the forum…

In an impressive display of active nonviolence, Sri Lankan people demand presidential resignation

“Probably the most decent, peaceful demonstration I have ever seen. No garbage drops. Cleanly kept. Well behaved. No drunks, lunatics, thieves or even smokers. Plenty of free food and drinks given by kind people. Even the camps are orderly erected.…

Ukrainian teens’ voices from the middle of war: ‘You begin to appreciate what was common and boring for you

Editorial Note: Teaching in high school for the 18 years prior to initial rumblings of this exhausting decade, I recall emphasis from school districts encouraging accreditation for classroom teachers to transition to administrative hierarchies. I also remember the words of…

On a point of honour

The development and health of girls and adolescents run up against a thick wall of prejudice and ignorance. It is enough to go to the official website of the United Nations Population Fund, UNFPA, to check the situation of children…

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