The official theme of the 2016 International Youth Day is "The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Consumption and Production". This year's Day is about achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and focuses on the leading role of young people in ensuring poverty eradication and achieving sustainable development through sustainable consumption and production.
UNV looks for the inclusion of youth voices in the development discourse, and for improved capacity of stakeholders to support an enabling environment for regional, national and community youth volunteering for global peace and sustainable human development. Read more
Sports to fight child obesity in Trinidad and Tobago
19 August 2016Trinidad and Tobago:
Childhood obesity is a growing concern for children worldwide, but in Trinidad and Tobago the statistics are so alarming that some are calling it an epidemic that requires the full support of schools, communities, families and the children themselves to tackle it. Read
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