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06 Dec 16,
Around the world

Earlier this year, Restless Development, War Child and Youth Business International (YBI) published the Case for Space From Rhetoric to Action research. The research, which was carried out by 18 youth researchers, aims to better understand the conditions needed for young people to be part of and lead development.

For three days last week, young people from across the Asia-Pacific region met at the Case for Space Conference in Bangkok to discuss this topic and figure out how to make it happen.

We look back on some our highlights.

01 Dec 16,
Around the world International

Thirty years ago, the world woke up to the threat of HIV & AIDS and began to fight back. On this World AIDS Day, the opportunity to make AIDS history is within our reach - but we are at risk of undoing all of our hard work.

That’s why Youth Power teamed up with Youth Stop AIDS to tell the world that It Ain’t Over.

30 Nov 16,
ZAMBIA

In December of 2013, Zambia and nineteen other countries in the East and Southern Africa (ESA) region affirmed and endorsed their joint commitment to deliver Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) and Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) services for young people. Since then, in Zambia, CSE has been integrated in the curriculum.

30 Nov 16,
ZAMBIA

Defining the role that civil society organisations play in supporting government efforts. A lesson from our Tikambe 'Let’s Talk' Project.

18 Nov 16,
Around the world

Throughout Green Week over 22 Youth Power Partners from 18 countries in Asia, Africa, Europe and USA raised awareness of the effects of climate change and the threat it poses to the overall achievement of the Global Goals (most notably Global Goal 13), and pushed world leaders to ratify and implement the ‘Paris Agreement’.

25 Oct 16,
ZAMBIA

Civil society organizations have been tasked with the responsibility of helping bring about solutions to many issues of concern. The question of using resources judicially is one of society’s key concerns and its attainment, one of the main tasks requested of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs). As such advocacy around and related to governance, transparency and accountability have become paramount in the CSO work agenda.

18 Sep 16,
Around the world India International UK USA

In September 2016, the United Nations gathers for its 71st General Assembly, and Restless Development, along with young people we support, are attending to make the case for unleashing the potential of young people to change the world.

07 Sep 16,
International UK

MPs, Lords and government officials joined young people at the UK Parliament's House of Lords last night for an evening of speeches and discussion about the lead role young people are already playing to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals.

12 Aug 16,
Around the world
12 Aug 16,
UK

This International Youth Day (Friday 12th August), thousands of young people are taking to the streets, in over 40 countries worldwide, to call on their 1.8 billion peers to seize their moment in history and change the world.

10 Aug 16,
ZAMBIA

On Thursday 11th August Zambia will elect both a new President and National Assembly, and will be voting in a constitutional referendum to decide whether to amend the bill of rights. This referendum is critical to the lives of youth in Zambia, as the bill of rights currently gives all Zambians the right to food, shelter, employment and healthcare.

24 Jun 16,
UK

At the end of the UK’s referendum campaign on membership of the European Union, Restless Development pays tribute to the work of young people’s participation in the democratic debate across the world.

03 Jun 16,
Tanzania

Eva Tolage, a young campaigner from Malinzanga, Tanzania, and her classmates from Mlowa School travelled to the National Parliament in Dodoma to speak with the Prime Minister and other high-level members of the Tanzanian Government to present their demands in person.

27 May 16,
UK

Last night young people across the UK engaged in a passionate debate about the EU Referendum at a unique youth engagement engagement event hosted by Restless Development.

25 May 16,
UK

Almost 1,000 young people participated in the inaugural Restless Triathlon, a family day out providing a unique opportunity for young people to combine the fun of fundraising and sport.

22 May 16,
Around the world International Nepal Sierra Leone

How Restless Development is making the case for young people to be at the heart of humanitarian action at the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul 23 - 24 May 2016

25 Apr 16,
Nepal

On April 25th 2015, a devastating earthquake hit Nepal, killing over 8,000 people and injuring more than 21,000.

Villages were destroyed leaving houses and schools flattened. Today marks one year since the earthquake, we are highlighting the work that young people have led to rebuild their country.

12 Apr 16,
International UK

Yesterday, the Department For International Development (DFID) published its Youth Agenda - their plan for how young people will be put at the heart of development. Don’t mistake it for just another PDF on a website. This is a landmark moment for the young people around the world. And here’s why...

08 Apr 16,
Around the world

On the 100th day of the Global Goals coming into effect, young campaigners from around the world are asking their leaders to show their plan to end poverty, inequality and climate change.

05 Apr 16,
Zimbabwe

On the 12th of March 2016, Restless Development Zimbabwe ICS (International Citizenship Service) Volunteers, hosted an awareness campaign focusing on HIV and AIDS in Ushewokunze (Ushe), a high density suburb in Harare. The campaign was the first of its kind in the area, and attracted a crowd of 500 people.