The COVID-19 pandemic is unravelling decades of health, education and other advances for children across South Asia, and governments must take urgent action to prevent millions of families from slipping back into poverty, UNICEF said in a new reportreleased today. With the pandemic expanding rapidly across a region that contains a quarter of the world’s population, Lives Upended describes the disastrous immediate and longer-term consequences that the virus and the measures to curb it have had on 600 million children and the services they depend on. “The side-effects of the... Read More.
The Youth Challenge is part of Generation Unlimited – a multi-sector public-private global partnership enabling young people to become productive and engaged members of society United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) launched the second edition of the ‘Generation Unlimited’ Youth Challenge in Pakistan, in partnership with the School of Leadership Foundation. The Youth Challenge, which takes place in over 40 countries worldwide, calls on young innovators aged 14-24 to design solutions to improve education, employment and civic engagement. It aims to inspire young people who have brilliant... Read More.
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) has partnered with the School of Leadership Foundation and launched the Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge 2.0 in Pakistan along with 40 other countries. The challenge calls on young innovators across the country to design solutions to improve education, employment and civic engagement. This year’s theme is “Opening Doors, Knowledge and skills for Empowered Youth”. The need to empower youth for a better tomorrow is connected both to the life skills and future forward skills that will help young people to... Read More.