UN Focal Point on Youth
Website URL: http://social.un.org/index/Youth.aspx
The posts received on the e-discussion platform focused on personal stories of philanthropy. They included:
Despite the global financial turmoil, and the huge concerns many young people have regarding their future job opportunities, many youth out there are makers – not breakers. This is evident on many social networking sites, such as Youth Partnership, One Young World Chad and Africa Youth Day 2011. While it is difficult to ascertain the level of impact, there is hope.