Youth

Thousands of words to support Peace and Nonviolence in Ukraine

We are in a time of war, and in the mainstream media, the floor is given above all to leaders who are at the head of hostilities and conflicts. Right now, we mostly hear words tinged with violence. These words…

The Power of Investing in Youth

Inside and outside the “Blue Zone,” where the official COP26 proceedings are taking place, young people have stepped forward to highlight the effects that climate change has had on their lives, their communities, and their vision for the future. While…

Youth unemployment in Italy

Youth unemployment is the situation of young people between the ages of 15 and 24 who do not have a job but are willing and able to work and actively searching for a position. According to the statics, in summer…

Letter to the end-of-the-world generation

It is in solidarity with you who today view the adult world with apprehension and wonder about the future that I write this text. I ask for your permission to offer my experience as a History teacher and researcher on…

ICRC: Millions of young Syrians paid heavy toll during “decade of savage loss”

As the crisis in Syria moves into its second decade, a survey commissioned by the International Committee of the Red Cross highlights the heavy price paid by young Syrians. 1,400 Syrians between the ages of 18-25 were surveyed in Syria,…

Greta and the young people who jumped the turnstiles

“How dare you?,” Greta Thurnberg said at the UN to those responsible for the planet’s environmental situation, angry, impotent, belonging to the generation that will inherit a world collapsed in its sustainability. She was coming to Chile to participate in…

The System, the Youth and Democracy

By Roberto Savio If we ever needed a proof, to see how the political system has become self referent, and unable to update itself, the last student march, in more than 1.000 towns, is a very good example. Of course,…

The kids got it right: Climate Change, pollution and the system

Somehow for years vested interests had managed to keep a split between the two most damaging effects of burning fossil fuels: climate change leading to disaster in particular to the poorest areas of the planet and the millions of deaths…

World Youth Report: Addressing the Complex Challenges Facing Young People Today

Today, there are 1.2 billion young people aged 15 to 24 years, accounting for 16 per cent of the global population. The active engagement of youth in sustainable development efforts is central to achieving sustainable, inclusive and stable societies by…

Youth climate strike grows: images from Germany and Belgium

Within the last ten days alone around 75,000 school children and students have filled the streets in European cities. Instead of going to school or university they went on strike saying they won’t stop until governments take real action against…

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