Policy

Here’s what young changemaker Vivian Onano has to say to young people about following passions, remembering community, and making a difference in 2017 and beyond. If the term ‘old soul’ were still in vogue, twenty-something wunderkind Vivian Onano would be the bell of that ball....

Empowering Students toward SDG-Oriented Education and Action The Sustainable Development Goals (a.k.a. SDGs) are a defining paradigm of our time. Adopted by all 193 UN Member States in September 2015, they represent an international consensus strategy to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for...

Stéphanie's Journey from UNICEF Ambassador to Red Cross Volunteer to Gender Activist to Environmental Jurist When I was contacted to tell my story, I had no idea how I should write about my life-changing experiences. I looked for inspiration from people I admired the most and I...

Equipping Nepali Youth to Hold their Leaders Accountable for Development Solutions in their Communities I have always been interested in community service, having noticed many development malfunctions in my country, Nepal. Over the course of my journey to challenge those malfunctions, I came across Youth Initiative...

Happy Monday and Happy Mandela Day! In 2010, the United Nations officially inaugurated July 18th (Nelson Mandela’s birthday) as an international day for keeping Mandela’s legacy alive through service to our communities. Nelson Mandela devoted 67 years of his life– at great personal expense– to the struggle...