The Statement of the Rustler’s Valley #Youth Retreat – #ICSW

We are 60 diverse young people from all continents of the world who met in Rustler’s Valley, South Africa from November 16 to 19, 2014 to discuss the state of civil society around the world and consider our… Read More

#Youth at the #Habitat3

Today, Martin Ulvestad Østerdal, from the Norwegian Children and Youth Council (LNU) delivered a statement on behalf of the UN Major Group for Children and Youth to the plenary meeting of the Habitat III PrepCom1 at the UN Headquarters in… Read More

Cúpula de #Clima chegando chegou a hora de agir! #ClimateSummit

E preparando para a Cúpula de Clima, o mundo está se organizando para um final de semana de mobilizações pelo clima! Para se envolver! And preparing for the Climate Summit, the entire world is organizing the biggest global… Read More

How education on the 21st century looks like?!

If you know me, you probably know I go on and on about the role young people play (or should play) in deciding their own lives. While many agree we need to empower our youth, very little are… Read More

Tell the UN what your priorities for the #Post2015 are!!! #WorldWeWant2015

Have you already told the United Nations what your priorities are for the Post2015 Agenda?!!? Don’t miss out this opportunity to have your voice heard… go to and cast your vote!!! ———————————————————————————————————— Você já disse para a ONU quais são suas… Read More

Some barefeet inspiration…

Continuing with my posts about the wonderful treasuries of Africa… I want to share a little inspiration from Zambia today. In my two years working with UNICEF in that country, I had the incredible pleasure of coming across a series… Read More

A drop of inspiration! Make THE difference!

If you want to change the world.. but never really know how to start.. feel overwhelmed about all the challenges and difficulties you know you will have to come across..  please check out this little inspiring video…. and learn… Read More

Youth 21: Increasing youth participation in the UN system!

Are you a youth activist or advocate?! Do you think young people should play a greater role in the UN system?! Do you have views on what should be the mandate of the UN SG Special Advisor on… Read More

1 Minute to Save My City!

INTRODUCTION The theme of World Habitat Day 2011 is Cities and Climate Change. Share your thoughts on your city and climate change, send us a video or photo. The 1 minute to save my city campaign gives you an… Read More

The power of a good idea!

If you know me well, you probably already heard me speaking super passionately about Jonah Wittkamper who is a legend in the international youth movement and is without any question of the people who most influenced me in what… Read More