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.
With limited volunteer action and low advocacy activities by the Viet Nam Red Cross in Da Nang, the local chapter sought to activate young volunteers to increase its profile and community engagement.
Declaration adopted at the Regional Meeting on the Role of the Red Cross Movement and Migration in the Americas, Toluca, Mexico. 7 – 8 November, 2016
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A special focus on young people is a crucial investment, not only for today but also for the future. The safety and protection of young people in vulnerable circumstances must be addressed, taking into account their age- and gender-specific needs.