International Day of the African Child leaving behind the African Child?
An article created by Phonsina Archane Ebankoli and Olaoluwa Abagan, two of the 2018 Young Leaders for Development June 16 is internationally known as the day of the African Child. Africa’s population is projected to double by 2050 to 2.4 billion people. With it’s rapidly growing population, over 60% is the youth below the age of […]
Dear Young Leader
With one day left before the 2018 edition of the European Development Days, I asked the Young Leaders what advice they had for other young leaders or aspiring young changemakers who work to make a difference in the world.
Inspired to Act
The 2018 Young Leaders programme is well under way with this year’s young leaders taking part in high level meetings and preparation workshops leading up to the European Development Days starting on Tuesday 5 June.
Women Empowerment Through the Eyes of a Horticulturalist
Imagine a nation with well-developed women and women in power. Women on the front line of nutrition as care givers in the family – producing, storing, cleaning, cooking food for consumption – and ensuring that food, when available, reach children first. Women have a crucial role in ensuring the health of children and the family […]
The Power of Women Leaders
Inspired by the theme of #EDD18 and the #SheIsWe campaign, we asked our community who their woman inspiration was, to give credit to those who forged a path for others and gave them the motivation to work towards their goals. Here are their responses!
This year, International Women’s Day comes at a time of remarkable progress for women’s rights around the world. However, this progress is occurring much too slowly. Many questions surrounding gender equality still remain unanswered – we’ve asked young leaders from all corners of the world to shed light on the unresolved matters holding back progress. Join […]
72nd United Nations General Assembly, Why should young people matter?
My name is Richard Dzikunu from Ghana, I am 26 years old. Just a year ago, I attended the High Level Political Forum on SDG here at the UN; I felt a sense of urgency and commitment from member states to do more to achieve the SDGs. From one session to another, one message was […]
S.A.V.E March 2017
EDD young leader Elsa Zekeng reports on the SAVE march 2017 organised by the young soldierz, London
My Five Lessons at the EDDs 2017
Skills building time During these past years as a youth advocate, I have learned to tell stories about the issues relating to my advocacy and why I am passionate about what I do. But for the EDD, I never knew there was more room for improvement. At EDD, I learned innovative ways of telling my […]
How YOU can help us ensure more youth participation in SDG processes
Anne-Sophie Dubrux and Herlinde Baeyens, the Belgian UN Youth Delegates for Sustainable Development share how young people across the world can engage with the SDGs especially ahead of the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development happening now at the UN Headquarters in New York.
EDD17 : Voyage au cœur de la contribution des jeunes leaders aux débats sur le développement international
16 ! Tous, des experts dans leurs différents domaines. Ils sont venus de différents horizons, avec différents styles et différentes expériences. Cette année encore, après un processus rigoureux de sélection au niveau mondial, les Journées européennes du développement ont connu la participation de 16 jeunes leaders ayant des connaissances pointues sur les questions de développement international […]
15 inspiring Young Leaders to debate inequalities at the European Development Days 2019
The European Commission has just announced the names of the fifteen inspiring young people from around the world who will enrich the debates at the 2019 European Development Days (EDD). These Young Leaders, aged between 21 and 26, have been chosen from among 404 applicants from 99 countries for their exceptional skills, expertise and active […]
Young Leaders @ #SDGStudio #EDD17 with Peter Wollaert
EDD Young Leader 2016, Ruben Baumer, Belgium interviews Peter Wollaert, UNITAR Fellow & Managing Director CIFAL Flanders.
Snapshot from the Youth Entrepreneurship Summit: Gambia
EDD Young Leader 2017 shares a snapshot of his panel on Gambian entrepreneurs at the Youth Entrepreneurship Summit, Job Fair video of the CEO round table. This panel highlighted the failures of highly successful Gambian entrepreneurs. This notable group of executives will discussed their ideas/projects which failed and explain why they thought it was a […]
Ruba Ahmad til KVINFOs 8. marts 2017
Tale af Ruba Ahmad til KVINFOs 8. marts 2017 i VEGA. Ruba Ahmad er policy og advocacy advisor for ActionAid Arab Region Initiative. Action Aid er den organisation, som Mellemfolkeligt Samvirke er en del af.
Nestor’s EDD experience
EDD Young Leaders Programme by RJ Barrete (Philippines)
Key highlights on why you should join the EDD Young Leaders Programme by RJ Barrete.
EDD 2017 Apply Now!
By Vandinika Shukla (India), EDD Young Leader 2016
EDD 2017 – Elsa Zekeng (Cameroon)
YL2017 – We’re changing the world
Jóvenes Ambientalistas presente en las jornadas europeas del desarrollo (EDD’s 2016)
Las Jornadas Europeas para el Desarrollo son uno de los foros políticos más importantes sobre desarrollo y cooperación en el plano internacional que reúne a jefes de Estado y jefes de Gobierno, representantes de 140 países y 1,500 organizaciones públicas y privadas.