Resilient Realities: Stories of Youth Resilience and Resistance

Monday 21st September. 2PM UTC Register below to join five powerful youth activists from around the world as they share their personal stories of resilience and resistance in the face of the COVID19 response and recovery in their communities through storytelling, art, poetry and music. Find out more about the Resilient Research project and researchers. …

A Digital Dilemma

Accountability and Inclusion in the Time of Covid-19. On Wednesday 9th September at 12pm GMT we are co-hosting an online interactive session with Civicus, Accountable Now and Keystone Accountability on ‘A Digital Dilemma: Accountability and Inclusion in the Time of Covid-19’. This event will bring together different organisations and sectors to share their experiences and ideas for ensuring more …

Youth share COVID-19 response efforts

How are you coping? How are you responding? How are you and your networks getting through this pandemic together? These are some of the questions we discussed on International Youth Day,  at our 9th Youth Power Solidarity Meetup,  with more than 100 young people attending from over 30 countries across Latin America, Asia, Africa, and …

Show your solidarity on International Youth Day

This International Youth Day we want to recognise young people’s resilience in the face of this pandemic, how they’ve coped, how they’ve responded and how they keep adapting to uncertainty in their lives.

The Youth Fund: COVID-19 Action.

If you are a youth organisation taking action against COVID19, we want to support you. The Youth Fund is a new fund designed by young people to support youth action around the world. The succesful applicants will be selected by our Youth Compact Champions; a panel of young people with a wealth of experience. Funding …

Youth worldwide discuss youth movements, past and present.

How can young people organise to deliver real social change? This is the question we asked ourselves, at our 7th Youth Power Solidarity Meetup with the Youth Power Panel on Wednesday the 29th July.  We discussed youth movements, past and present, and how we could make our organising, empowering, effective and decentralised.  It was a …

Youth discuss racism around the world and how to tackle it.

What does racism look like in different parts of the world and what can we do to fight against it? On Wednesday the 1st July, with two very special guests, Coumba Toure, movement coordinator from Africans Rising and Saye Joseph, advocacy manager from Black Youth Project 100, we gathered young people from around the world …

Resilient Realities

Strengthening youth response and recovery for youth civil society. Resilient Realities is a youth-led research project that will explore the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on youth civil society around the world, and identify the kind of resourcing and support needed to strengthen the youth response and recovery. Resilient Realities will use an innovative methodology …

Shifting the Power Research

“Shifting the power: what will it take to do development differently?” is a research series into Youth Civil Society, led by young people in Iraq, Lebanon, Madagascar and Uganda. Click here to see more about the research, explore the major findings and hear from the researchers. Or download the full report below.