Youth Power in 2022

No one else knows more about youth issues and how to solve them than young people themselves. We are the experts. – Mialy, 24, Youth Researcher from Madagascar The world continues to face unique challenges. From climate change and economic inequality to political upheaval and social injustice, the world is changing. Young people are at …

#MissingMajority at COP27

Ensuring no one gets left behind. The COP27 in Egypt will be an important global platform to continue momentum and calling for increased commitments on climate and education, following on from the recent United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and Transforming Education Summit where these intersecting issues were high on political agendas. #MissingMajority calls for strengthened …

Meet the GCA Campaign Steering Group

A new youth-led project to campaign for more accountability from companies towards the Science-Based Targets for Nature. In collaboration with Global Commons Alliance we will mobilise, motivate and support youth advocates interested in climate change, biodiversity, and nature campaign together for the global commons. To do this, Restless Development and Global Commons Alliance have recruited  …

Meet the WeLead Steering Committee

Restless Development has recruited three rightsholders into We Lead’s steering committee, training them to engage meaningfully as equal partners. Ruth Awori Ruth Awori is a seasoned youth leader, who believes that every young person should be able to enjoy their sexual reproductive health and rights. She is currently working with the Uganda network of Young People …

Missing Majority at TES

The Transforming Education Summit (TES) in September 2022 seeks to mobilise political ambition, action, and solidarity to transform education. But the success of the Summit is under threat. Unless young people are in the driving seat , the Transforming Education Summit will fail. For the Summit to be truly transformational, it must be powered by …

Missing Majority at COP26

In 2021, Restless Development and our partner Lightful supported five young climate activists from across the world to travel to Glasgow to bring as many youth voices into COP26 as possible.

GenEndIt

Youth Power to end AIDS by 2030 GenEndIt is a collaborative initiative to empower youth to end the HIV/AIDS epidemic by 2030. It is a coalition of youth-serving organisations made up by AVERT, the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project, the Elizabeth Glaser Paediatric AIDS Foundation, The Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation, the Elton John AIDS Foundation, …

Annual Young Leaders Survey: What are young people saying?

Restless Development conducted its Annual Young Leaders survey with current volunteers and alumni who led our work in 2021. Young people who lead our work are our greatest asset. There are a wide range of ways in which young people volunteer their time and lead our work. Young leaders work with us as community based …