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Monthly Archives: August 2016

Investment in Youth and Women Critical to Africa’s Development, Says UN Development Chief

“Africa’s large youth population presents an enormous opportunity for development”, said Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).  “Harnessing the potential of Africa’s youth by investing in education, skills development, and other social initiatives can reap enormous dividends and spur the continent’s development.” Helen Clark made her remarks during the opening of

Know Your Goals: Young People to Drive the SDGs Implementation.

Have you heard about the new sustainable development goals (SDGs)? You may have heard that this is a global effort that involves 17 goals lead by the UN and global leaders. Sounds really huge, right? Well, it is. But make no mistake: it’s not so big that young people can’t connect with the movement and