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The Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone continues to reach unprecedented levels of infection, having now spread to almost all parts of the country, meaning the situation is becoming ever more urgent. Restless Development has been able to mobilize hundreds of Ebola Outreach Interns in a matter of days, who will carry out lifesaving work in communities at risk.
THE BIG IDEA: A GOVERNANCE ROLE FOR YOUNG PEOPLE UNDERPINNING THE NEW DEVELOPMENT GOALS.
Restless Development’s Chief Executive Nik Hartley spoke at the United Nations as the opening address, alongside Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, the President of the UN Economic and Social Council, and the President of the UN General Assembly at the beginning of June 2014.
This is a summary of his speech.
The UK Foreign Secretary William Hague and Angelina Jolie, Special Envoy for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, co-chaired the End Sexual Violence in Conflict Global Summit held in London in June 2014. Restless Development was invited to attend the fringe event on the youth day on first day of the summit.
The "Mabinti Tushike Hatamu!" (Girls Let's be Leaders) project in Tanzania, which focuses on HIV prevention and eradication of girl’s vulnerability to HIV, pregnancy and violence, recently won the highly competitive Resolve Award, for its innovative approach of improving reproductive health in Tanzania.
On March 27, 2014, Restless Development organized a blood donation camp in cooperation with the Nepal Red Cross. Seventy-five people from different organizations such as UNICEF, UNFPA, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Youth TV, Restless Development alumni and more participated in an effort to save lives and raise awareness about this pressing humanitarian concern.