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UN Focal Point on Youth

UN Focal Point on Youth

Website URL: http://social.un.org/index/Youth.aspx

Thursday, 29 December 2011 23:12

Are you involved in any philanthropic work?

The posts received on the e-discussion platform focused on personal stories of philanthropy. They included:

Thursday, 29 December 2011 23:12

Conclusions

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.

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The UN Focal Point on Youth aims to build awareness of the global situation of young people, as well as promote their rights and aspirations, working toward greater participation of young people in decision-making as a means for achieving peace and development.

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