Watch daily video updates from the two official UK youth delegates attending this week’s major UN summit in New York.read more
The Youth Summit was a chance for young people to have their voices heard. Here’s a snapshot of the day and the conversations that took place.read more
Mundiah Aftab, 17, is a volunteer with Islamic Relief. She says: ” We have only a short time and as individuals it may seem that we can’t do much, but we can be a piece of the puzzle.” Read more from Mundiahread more
Elizabeth Bevon, 23, is a Raleigh ICS Nicaragua alumnus from Manchester. Lizzy attended a workshop called “A green future for all”, hosted by the UK Youth Climate Coalition, including UKYCC. The session aimed to bring together international development, the UN, climate change and young people. It covered the importance of fighting climate change within international development and the action young people can take to support a sustainable global future. The session also featured information on how to influence the UN climate talks.read more
Huma Javed is 25 and from Bradford. She volunteered with Lattitude ICS in Malawi in 2013. Huma spoke to Harry Phinda at the Youth Summit and shares her interview hereread more
Fletch Williams reports on a workshop led by VSO and Progressio, exploring how the global goal addressing gender equality can become a reality. Fletch is 26 and from Cambridge, and volunteered in Lesotho with Skillshare International ICS.
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Joanna Callender, 25, went with Tearfund ICS to Rwanda. She’s from Belfast but lives in England. She joined BOND for a workshop exploring how we can challenge the development narrative. All of us will have been confronted with negative images and stories of development upon returning from our placements. But in these cases what do you say back? How do we challenge the general narrative on development?read more
Have you ever wanted to have your say but lack the confidence to speak up? It can be nerve-wracking speaking to the people who make the decisions, especially if you know they have a different opinion from you. While you may fear how you look or how you sound, remember you have a message, a purpose and can get Results! So here are a few top tips from Team Results UKread more