News

30 Mar 14,
International

Restless Development has recently completed another successful Foundation Training workshop (our 11th) with grantees of MTV’s Staying Alive Foundation (SAF). The training took place in March 2014 in Naivasha, Kenya and was attended by 22 participants from 11 innovative youth-led organisations funded by SAF. The organisations were from all around the globe, from China to Tajikistan, Romania to Columbia, each working to reduce the prevalence of HIV/AIDS and tackle stigma and discrimination associated with the virus.

24 Mar 14,
International

The “Pull Slum Pan Pipul” Programme partners, a consortium of five non-governmental organizations, launched the project on Thursday, March 13th, 2014, at the Atlantic Hall National Stadium in Freetown.

21 Mar 14,
International

Storytelling is powerful – it can bring people together, open our minds, and make us see differently. We believe stories can change the world. On the 22nd of March Restless Development together with VSO will have our first ever Co-Creation workshop to inspire public action.

03 Feb 14,
International

A post-2015 world where open and accountable governance is prioritized? Now that's a world we want.

05 Dec 13,
International

In Uganda we are celebrating the launch of a new book, Ekoi and Etem in Karamoja, produced by the Karamoja Action Research Team (KART), a group of young Karimojong researchers supported by Restless Development, Pastoralist Communication Initiative and the Institute of Development Studies.

18 Nov 13,
International

This week Restless Development in Tanzania launched their second annual ‘state of the youth’ report for 2012/13 entitled ‘Youth in Tanzania Today’.

14 Nov 13,
International

Read how in the last few weeks our staff and volunteers in Zambia have been engaging with civil society organisations and the youth sector to help shape policy and practice.

08 Nov 13,
International

We are delighted to announce that a representative from Restless Development in Zambia has been selected to sit on the National Youth Development Council Board.

07 Nov 13,
International

On 5th November 2013 we hosted an event as part of our ‘Mabinti Tushike Hatamu or Girls, let’s Be Leaders!’ Programme in Temeke, Tanzania.

15 Oct 13,
International

Tabby volunteered on the International Citizen Service in South Africa’s Eastern Cape. This is her blog.

11 Oct 13,
India International

For the second year in a row, we have worked with The University of Sheffield to place Masters students studying International Development with a Country Programme to conduct research for their dissertation.

30 Sep 13,
International

Last week government negotiators, representatives of civil society and young people from around the world met in New York to review progress made against the Millennium Development Goals, and to carry on the conversations around the post-2015...

30 Sep 13,
International

In April 2013 we began the first cycle of our graduate internship programme by recruiting and placing 50 young people with leading employers for six month internships. 

16 Sep 13,
International

In 2015 a new framework for global development priorities will be introduced. In Nepal, consultations have been underway to engage with young people throughout all the regions to find our their priorities for these development goals. The resulting “Nepali Adolescents and Youth Charter on Post-2015 Agendas” charter was presented to the National Planning Committee during a launch event on 9th September 2013.

13 Sep 13,
International

Our London staff and UK volunteers came together on Tuesday 10th September as part of the VSO ‘Women In Power’ event in Westminster to lobby their MP to take action. Volunteers campaigned for a specific goal in the Post 2015 framework to focus specifically on women’s participation and influence in all levels of life.

27 Aug 13,
International

On 22nd August 2013, Restless Development Zambia hosted a TIKAMBE youth-led policy engagement event at the Tsopano Civil Society Centre in Lusaka. The TIKAMBE policy engagement events are organised as key civic participation platforms for young people and their communities to engage with their leaders and policy makers on the most pressing issues that affect them.

16 Aug 13,
International

Restless Development is fortunate to be benefiting from the valuable pro bono support of the Group Security and Fraud Risk team at HSBC. The support focuses on critical areas of fraud and security management, areas of expertise in which HSBC is a global leader.

13 Aug 13,
International

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has decorated us with the Award for our ‘Leadership in Youth Sector Development in Nepal’.

08 Aug 13,
International

On Saturday 6th July, 2013 Restless Development Mbeya Office in Tanzania had an inspirational Career Fair Day. It took place at the Tanzania Institute of Accountancy (TIA) Hall and was attended by more than 480 graduates from different Tanzania Universities.

07 Aug 13,
International

James Cheung, 22 years old from Hampshire, UK, shares his thoughts about the importance of young people’s involvement in development and celebrates the United Nations’ International Youth Day 2013. James will be taking over Restless Development’s social media on Monday 12th August for IYD.

We are the Youth Collective. If you believe in the power of young people, join our movement.

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