“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]