Youth calling for action #Youth4Service

  We never stop, wishing and praying for all my dearest brothers and sisters in Nepal. For the volunteers from all over the world who puts their hands in together for Nepal, stay safe and take care. With Love from us. ‪#‎Youth4Service‬ ‪#‎Pray4Nepal‬

Ongoing Earthquake Relief Efforts of #RiseNepal

Asia Pacific Peace and Development Service Alliance to train and coordinate volunteers in Nepal through a youth-led campaign called Rise Nepal. These are photos from their ongoing earthquake relief efforts.

“RISE NEPAL” THROUGH YOUTH ACTION IN DISASTER’S AFTERMATH

Global Peace Foundation Joins and Asia-Pacific Peace and Development Service Alliance to Coordinate Youth Volunteer Efforts in Aftermath of Nepal Earthquake The 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck central Nepal on April 25 caused catastrophic damage in the towns and villages near the quake’s epicenter, as well as widespread destruction in Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital. In addition […]

Every Little Bit Put Together Can #RiseNepal

On May 2, little seven-year-old Aarush arrived at the Global Peace Foundation Nepal office in Kathmandu and donated 390 NRs, everything from his piggy bank, to the “Rise Nepal” relief efforts. Aarush’s contribution is but a snapshot of the many heroes rising up from the dust in the aftermath of the 7.8 Richter scale earthquake […]

ESCAP Social and Economic Commission for Asia

UN promotes youth volunteerism development and peace at Asia-Pacific forum.   More than 80 million young people of working age in the Asia-Pacific region are unemployed and in several countries youth are as much as seven times more likely to be unemployed than adults. Lacking sufficient economic and social opportunities, many of them are forced […]

80 Million Youths Remain Unemployed in the Asia Pacific Region

More than 80 million young people in the Asia­Pacific region, which encompasses Bangladesh also, are unemployed, according to a latest finding by a UN agency that moved for remedial measures. In several countries, it noted, the youths are as much as seven times more likely to be unemployed than adults. The United Nations Economic and […]

UN Promotes Youth Volunteerism Development

Over 300 participants from all sectors of society and from over 40 nations in Asia Pacific gather this week for a forum in Bangkok, designed to ease the unemployment among the youth. Organised by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the “Asia-Pacific Forum on Youth Volunteerism to Promote […]

Fostering Youth Volunteerism to Counter Unemployment

UN promotes youth volunteerism development and peace at Asia-Pacific forum. Photo: UN ESCAP 29 October 2014 – The United Nations has helped set up a youth alliance committed to serving their communities through volunteerism in the Asia-Pacific region, where more than 80 million young people of working age are unemployed, the UN Economic and Social […]

UN PROMOTES YOUTH VOLUNTEERISM

UN PROMOTES YOUTH VOLUNTEERISM DEVELOPMENT AND PEACE AT ASIA-PACIFIC FORUM The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) office issued the following press report for the significant forum on youth volunteerism held on October 28 in Bangkok, Thailand at the UN Conference Center. The largest youth gathering at the United Nations Conference […]