By UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY), Jun 16, 2015
The Youth Working Group is open to any individual not older than 30 years, or any organization that is youth-led or has a mandate to work with youth. The Youth Working Group is facilitated by the UN Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY). This Major Group is the official space for children and young people to contribute to certain intergovernmental and policy processes at the United Nations. The UN MGCY is self-organized, youth-led and volunteer based, implementing democratic structures.
By Bloomberg Business from Matthew Campbell, Saud Abu Ramadan, Jun, 2015
Originally published by Bloomberg Business on June 30, 2015.
When Iliana Montauk moved to the Gaza Strip in 2013, what most struck the former Google staffer and Harvard graduate wasn't the poverty, the rubble from decades of conflict, or the lack of reliable electricity. It was the drive and focus of the citizens.
A recent report published by the Africa Progress Panel affirms that the agricultural sector has the greatest potential to uplift the African economy and to address global food shortages, and other research has made similar claims. Mobile technology can help turn that potential into a reality.