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International Youth Day: Young People Are Key to Solving Global Challenges

Special Adviser Rahman at the Global Young Leaders Conference. Photo credit: State Department

Young people are key drivers to solving some of the world’s most pressing strategic challenges Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Youth Initiatives in West Bank/Gaza

This week’s “Video of the Week” was produced by youth as part of the Ruwwad Youth Empowerment Project about USAID’s youth programming in the West Bank and Gaza. Read more >>

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A Day to Celebrate Youth’s Contribution to Development

Young people in the village of Bunyakiri, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). By helping young people to develop positive beliefs and attitudes, a USAID project can prevent future acts of violence, and can ultimately contribute to a more peaceful and equitable future for DRC. Photo credit: J. Harris, International Medical Corps

Today is International Youth Day, a day to celebrate youth and their numerous contributions to their communities, nations and the world. Read more >>

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Let’s Talk About HIV: The Importance of Dialogue and Information in Adolescent HIV Care

Teen Talk, a new tool from AIDSTAR-One and BIPAI, is a resource for young adults living with HIV. Photo credit: AIDSTAR-One

In recognition of International Youth Day, AIDSTAR-One Senior Treatment Officer discusses the importance of dialogue and information in adolescent HIV care. Read more >>

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International Youth Day: My Experience as a “Youthful” USAID Intern

Youth Bunges (swahili word for parliament) are helping improve their community through a variety of charitable and economically empowering activities. The Bunge is a part of USAID’s Yes Youth Can, a nationwide program that empowers Kenyan youth to improve their lives and communities. Photo credit: Nichole Sobecki, USAID

In celebration of International Youth Day, an intern recounts her experience at USAID. Read more >>

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Youth, Urbanization and Health

The HealthyActions program in Liberia, under the Advancing Youth Project and in partnership with EDC delivers an HIV and family planning curriculum in alternative high schools for youth that have left the formal education system. Photo credit: USAID

In celebration of International Youth Day, Global Health Youth Advisor discusses U.S. Government and USAID’s health programs impacting urban youth. Read more >>

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Protecting the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Photo credit: USAID/Guatemala

Today, USAID celebrates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples as part of the agency’s commitment to inclusive development. Read more >>

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Curbing Open Defecation in Liberia to Save Children Under Five

WASH program beneficiary. Photo Credit: Bendu Doman-Nimley/USAID

USAID is working to to change sanitation practices in Liberia so the country can become defecation-free. Read more >>

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Creating Opportunity in Nepal through Education for Income Generation Project

During EIG’s entrepreneurial literacy course, Sitara learned how to read and write, and how to use a calculator. She also learned about proper nutrition, peace-building, and how to access loans, credits, and other government services. Photo credit: Winrock International

Meet Sitara, whose story is one example of USAID’s Education for Income Generation (EIG) project’s impact on thousands of disadvantaged youths. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Learning How to Read

Children reading in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Photo Credit: Alain Mukeba USAID/DRC

Students are learning to read through new learning techniques at USAID-supported Kakila Primary School in the DRC. Read more >>

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