Coalition launches with call for ‘moral leadership’.

Voters are calling on the UK government to provide ‘global moral leadership’ in the overwhelming belief that COVID, poverty and climate change require countries to work together on solutions, according to a new survey. In support of the findings, organisations representing more than 10 million people across the UK have united as a coalition to …

#YouthPower in 2020

Despite a global pandemic, widespread environmental destruction and economic uncertainty, young people’s unrelenting efforts to lead the world to a better tomorrow has kept us going.  But it’s been tough. As 2020 draws to an end, we want to thank everyone who has worked with us in building a just and sustainable world. We want …

Young people in Sierra Leone play key role in fighting corruption

Since June 2019, Restless Development has been supporting young Sierra Leoneans to be involved in a nationwide programme – Strengthening Public Financial Management, Anti-Corruption and Accountability Institutions in Sierra Leone. 64 young people have volunteered as Youth Accountability Volunteers (YAVs) on this programme, based in towns and villages across all the districts of Sierra Leone. …

Youth Power Hacks

The Youth Power Hacks have launched to bring together hundreds of young people to hack solutions to help get the Global Goals delivered.

“Wrong for UK to break aid promise”

Today the UK government announced a cut in the overseas aid budget from 0.7% to 0.5% GDP. Rosanne Palmer-White, Restless Development UK Director said: “It’s wrong for the UK government to break its promise on 0.7% aid, never more so in the middle of a global pandemic.  COVID-19 has shown that we are all so …

Addressing the hidden pandemic

As the pandemic hit, people around the world retreated in doors for safety. For too many women, home is not safe. We have to change that. Reports have shown an alarming increase in the already existing pandemic of violence against women. The Youth Power Panel is asking for leaders to raise the bar and make …

UK activists continue BLM Activism throughout the Pandemic

A youth-led online event on the 8th October successfully used the internet to inspire change around the subject of racial justice and inequality. Set up by Mata Durkin and Sophie Ewen, Restless Development ICS alumni, the event was centered around racial justice and equality. The event aimed to inspire a new generation of changemakers to …

ICS update

The current phase of the ICS programme, delivered by VSO in partnership with Restless Development and Raleigh International, will come to its planned end in December 2020.