“TOG wanted to understand the current situation of youth around the country and use my research as a reference for a National Youth Council for Turkey. [My work] help[ed] TOG understand how other countries have established National Youth Councils and National Youth Policies.”
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Before heading to La Merced, Pácora and Supía, the towns where each group is conducting fieldwork in Colombia, students of The New School and the Universidad Autónoma de Manizales (UAM) participated in a series of workshops and meetings during their first week in the country.
The workshops mainly focused on team building and contributed to strengthening the relationship between team members (especially among The New School and UAM students, who only met that same week).
Doreen Adengo was featured recently on the BBC’s First Person online video series. The series ‘tells the stories of unique individuals from all walks of life in their own words.’ In the video Doreen explains her views on urbanism in Kampala framed with a bit of history. Doreen is a Ugandan American New York State registered …
“As a result of my research and interviews I have concluded that the best way women can bring the change is by taking a more participatory approach. They should involve themselves in professional trainings, they should be educated, come with ideas and develop them (even if this means failing sometimes). [As a result they will] become aware of their rights and gender equality in society [and they will] fight and speak for their liberties, [and they will] become more powerful.” -Diana Rusu
Jesse Bania is student in the GPIA program concentrating in development. In the summer of 2013 he participated in the IFP to Kosovo where he interned with the Kosovo Innovations Lab, By Youth for Youth pillar.
“Involve youth in their future. Begin with making education a critical, creative, and collaborative part of that process and you can quite easily direct their hopes and dreams locally.”