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Ending Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriage within a generation

Restless Development is joining young people, civil society organisations, and governments from around the world at the first Girl Summit held in the UK.

22 Jul 2014

Five big ideas from the Open Knowledge Festival

This week, Big Idea Project Manager Rach Litster and Policy and Practice Director Mark Nowottny are in Berlin for the 2014 Open Knowledge Festival.

17 Jul 2014

Listening to young Nepali voices in the post-2015 framework

Igroom Lama, a young woman from Nepal with support from the UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, attended the ECOSOC Youth forum in New York. This is her blog on her experience, reflecting on Nepali development and her recommendations for a successful Post 2015 agenda.

30 Jun 2014

What did we actually say at the ECOSOC forum?

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.

16 Jun 2014

Restless Development makes an impact at End Sexual Violence in Conflict summit

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.

11 Jun 2014

Restless Development CEO to open ECOSOC Youth Forum 2014

RESTLESS DEVELOPMENT CEO NIK OPENS ECOSOC YOUTH FORUM 2014

02 Jun 2014

Young People as Partners - We're not just saying it

In a follow-up blog, Dawn Humphreys, a Development Advocate at Restless Development, describes some of the challenges and successes of the youth delegation at the first high level meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation. Restless Development supported seven young people to take part as Panellists, Delegates and Communicators. See the original blog here.

06 May 2014