The purpose of this policy is to inform, guide and enhance the participation of young people in the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (International Federation).
IPE Newsflash – Connect. Inspire. Engage June 2017 Welcome Mina Mojtahedi, Disability Inclusion Coordinator Mina Mojtahedi (PhD) started on May 15, 2017, as the Disability Inclusion Coordinator for the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement …
Strategy 2020 challenges the International Federation to “do more, do better, and reach further” in saving lives and changing minds. It asks for a special focus on young people not only for today but also for the future, recognizing their particular role in building and sustaining communities that are based on respect and solidarity.
Youth Network is a dynamic interconnected support system. It provides a platform for youth to interact, meet and remain in communication for mutual understanding, service to humanity and capacity building. This system facilitates the sharing of experience and consequently peer support amongst youth in National Societies.
During the Regional Training Workshop on “Youth Engagement in the Field of Drug Abuse ” held in Malindi, Kenya from 8th to 12th May 2017, we the youth volunteers of RC/RC from Kenya, South Africa, Seychelles NSs became aware of the importance of engaging ourselves in the drug abuse issue that all the countries in the world are facing.
Navigating the muddy paths and hills of the Kutupalong settlement is a daily activity for 25 year old Bangladesh Red Crescent volunteer, Tamjid Hossen Naim. He and a group of two dozen other youth volunteers provide psychosocial support to newly arriving People from Rakhine State in northern Myanmar.
The PASSA Youth methodology has been enriched by expanding the range of tools for mapping, diagnosing and finding solutions, which can be useful and inspiring for participants of all ages and offer an increased potential for youth to reach out, connect and bring different stakeholders to the discussion.
Gavin White, the IFRC’s disaster risk reduction and resilience coordinator for the MENA region shares his experiences from a school visit in Tripoli together with a team of Lebanese Red Cross volunteers.
IPE Newsflash – Connect. Inspire. Engage December 2016 International Volunteer Day 2016, 5 December On International Volunteer Day, we give thanks to every one of our volunteers, whose dedication and talent is an inspiration to us all. This amazing …
Children born in poor families are often unable to enjoy the basic rights they are supposed to enjoy. Many of these children are forced to work as child labourers due to lack of food, shelter, clothing etc.