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Partners for change

We've partnered up with the Overseas Development Institute and Plan UK to develop Partners for Change: Youth and Governance in a Post-2015 World. The report was launched at this year's United Nations General Assembly by a few members of the Plan UK - Restless Development Youth Governance and Accountability Task Team.

 

28 Sep 2014

What will Restless Development bring to the 69th session of the UN General Assembly?

This week a group of youth advocates and members of our Global Policy and Practice team are off to the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

22 Sep 2014

Ebola Outreach Interns Recruited

After receiving hundreds of applications from young people across the country, we have now recruited all 200 of our Ebola Outreach Interns to begin the Ebola awareness-raising campaign in Sierra Leone.

08 Sep 2014

Our response to the Ebola crisis in Sierra Leone

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.

28 Aug 2014

Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development launched today

Today the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) launched the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development to positively influence the new development agenda.

18 Aug 2014

#GetToKnow George, Moment, Siko Siko and Nwabisa on International Youth Day

We don’t often get a chance to #GetToKnow young people living in developing countries - who they are, their hobbies and their day-to-day lives – and see just how much we each have in common.

12 Aug 2014

Last push for youth priorities in the Open Working Group outcome document

In mid-July, the Open Working Group met for the last time, in the 13th and last session of the group, at UN Headquarters in New York. The Co-Chair Macharia Kamau, Permanent Representative of Kenya, was right when opening the meeting by noting that the last session promised to be a marathon, “where the last mile is unbelievably mentally and physically challenging”. A marathon it was indeed.

01 Aug 2014