S.A.V.E March 2017
EDD young leader Elsa Zekeng reports on the SAVE march 2017 organised by the young soldierz, London
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I can hardly pin-point the start or trigger of my interest and passion for global health. I frequently refer to a point when I was about 7 where I witnessed the impact of my father’s work with HIV/AIDS on people in Cameroon (my home country). Or, to a point when I was 16 and I […]
Le mercredi 08 mars 2017, L’Université d’Abomey-Calavi (Université Nationale du Bénin) m’a fait l’honneur d’animer une communication scientifique autour du thème « Coopération interuniversitaire décentralisée, quels impacts pour le développement local (secteur eau et agriculture) ».
My participation in the EDD’s affected my life in a multitude of ways. For starters, it laid the groundwork for the development of a network of young people from around the world whose passion and inspiration contribute positively to my life on a daily basis. It provides me with a platform that increased others’ recognition […]
I would frankly say EDD was the turning point for me to move from Zero to a greater level. I did not know that i left a mark during my talk on the EDD day on water-energy and food nexus!. Soon after my participation, I receive a chunk of emails inviting me to both international […]
Before attending EDD, one of the important projects, I and others youths were closely working is to create an African startup specialized in investment. During the EDD conference I’ve met some potential partners with whom I’ve shared ideas. Currently, we are working on it; so that the dream is coming true: AFRICA BRAIN CONSORTIUM […]
My participation in the European Development Days 2016 could be summarized in three levels: institutional, inter-institutional, and individual.
My name’s Shakira Choonara. I’m from South Africa. In 2015, I attended the European Development Days in Brussels and spoke on high level panels alongside global decision makers.
February 21st marks International Mother Tongue Day, a day that the world celebrates the beauty of linguistic and cultural diversity. However, on this day, thousands of people in Africa especially young people living in urban centres have nothing to celebrate about.
This article is a part of the #AfricaSeries, the Young Leaders for Development’s recent campaign to highlight stories from the region. When Cost-Effectiveness Turns into Crime – Death of Vulnerable Populations (94+ Psychiatric Patients) in South Africa
Alors que l’agriculture constitue un atout majeur pour réduire la faim et la pauvreté en Afrique, plusieurs paysans continuent de souffrir du manque d’accompagnement.
This week I had the opportunity to engage with and interview a young and upcoming youth leader Kaviri Ali Harrison around his commitment to the SDGs and his recent visit to the United Nations (UN)/ #UNGA71
Amidst the current #FeesMustFall Protests, tangible solutions and leadership with foresight is required to move beyond unsustainable protests. Let us use our minds to fight this!