News

29 Apr 15,
Nepal

Many of our staff and volunteers have been affected by the initial 7.8 magnitude earthquake and aftershocks, which devastated Nepal on Saturday.

For 14 years Restless Development has had an active network of thousands of young volunteers in 36 out of 75 districts in Nepal, six of which have been hit by the earthquake.

28 Apr 15,
International

As part of our Case for Space project , we will be working with 19 talented young researchers from around the globe to try and answer the following question:

“What is the enabling environment (necessary conditions and structures) that ensures children and young people have access to their rights, can influence decisions, and have improved livelihoods?”

23 Apr 15,
ZAMBIA

Restless Development Zambia has been awarded with a Governor's Recognition Award for their fantastic work in Financial Education. Yet again they have been recognised as the Civil Society Organisation in Zambia leading on youth led financial literacy work, for both in school and out of school youth.

02 Apr 15,
UK

Restless Development volunteers have written an open letter to all British Parliamentarians, calling on them to engage more with young people.

26 Mar 15,
Sierra Leone

Musa had left his family to work in the capital as a private driver. When he decided to move back to his community - Moyamba Junction - to support and protect his parents, he found a place heavily hit by Ebola.

25 Mar 15,
International

We are honoured to announce that Restless Development was elected as one of four Organising Partners in September 2014 of the United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (MGCY). Having supported young people to engage and influence policy-making spaces at the highest level, this is an exciting opportunity for us to strengthen the voices of young people in the official United Nations space for children and young people.

24 Mar 15,
International

MGCY Position paper on Indicators for the Sustainable Development Goals

24 Mar 15,
UK

To mark World Tuberculosis Day, young people from across the UK will be dressed as giant pills and members of the pharmaceutical industry and pushed into a paddling pool outside parliament, to act out an alternative system for developing medicines that would prioritise human need over profit.

17 Mar 15,
UK

MPs and election hopefuls fulfilled their dreams of taking part in the Crystal Maze on Tuesday when they joined Restless Development volunteers and staff outside Parliament, raising awareness of the Tax Dodging Bill Campaign.

13 Mar 15,
International

On Thursday 13th March, the presenters and reporters of TV and Radio news battled it out to be crowned champions of the Ultimate News Quiz, raising £91,500 for Restless Development and Action for Children

12 Mar 15,
International

So today marks both #TBT (Throwback Thursday) and #ThankYouThursday in the world of social media so we thought that it would be a good point to look back and reflect on our amazing week of celebration for International Women's Day. Scroll down further below to see some of our highlights.

10 Mar 15,
UK

On Monday, Restless Development campaigners met top officials in Westminster, calling on them to act now against poverty and climate change, as part of the Action/2015 campaign. Shazmin Khusal, Matt Southgate, Jessica Gray and Sarah Kirby - all...

02 Mar 15,
Sierra Leone

UK Secretary of State for Defence visits Sierra Leone to learn about Social Mobilisation in Port Loko District.

02 Mar 15,
International

The Case for Space: A project to strengthen the environment for children and youth development

25 Feb 15,
International

A toolkit for young people who want to make sure their voice is heard in a post-2015 world

24 Feb 15,
Sierra Leone

Restless Development's Director of Programmes, Ed Francis, has been on the road in Sierra Leone and has been live tweeting his visit. Check out some of the highlights below and follow @ebmfrancis for further updates! Ed is on a support visit...

17 Feb 15,
Nepal

Nepali Youth in Figures, December 2014 highlights data specific to youth in Nepal, which is based on the Population and Housing Census 2011 provided by the Central Bureau of Statistics of Nepal.

11 Feb 15,
UK

Restless Development volunteers rushed to the UK Parliament today as the recent revelations about worldwide tax dodging raised pressure for the Tax Dodging Bill that Restless Development is campaigning for. 

21 Jan 15,
Sierra Leone

Last week we finally had some good news from Sierra Leone: a district in Sierra Leone, Pujehun, has been declared Ebola-free, the first to be given the all-clear after 42 days with zero recorded cases of the virus.

15 Jan 15,
India Uganda

Restless Development has joined a thousand organisations from around the world on the launch of a new campaign called action/2015. It calls on local and world leaders to take urgent action to halt man-made climate change, eradicate poverty and address inequality.