#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 …

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.

Youth experiences of the decent work deficit

Youth research into the youth employment challenge in lower income countries. More than half of the world’s population is under 30 years old – nine-tenths of whom are from developing and emerging economies. Never before have there been so many young people. This report investigates the youth employment challenge in lower income countries as described …

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 …

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.

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Parliaments and the Power of Young People: A Call to Action

Young people between the ages of 15 and 24 make up about 1.2 billion of the world’s population. However, many young people have been sidelined in decision making processes at national and sub national levels, and less than 2% of parliamentarians worldwide are under 30 years old. Youth participation in politics is critical for achieving …

UN World Data Forum

From 19th – 21st October Restless Development will be supporting young people from our networks in India, Madagascar and Uganda to participate in the first ever virtual UN World Data Forum.  Meet our youth participants. This Forum brings together data and statistical experts and users from all sectors including governments, civil society, the private sector, …

We’re In. Are you?

We’ve joined Count Us In, a community of people and organisations taking practical steps to protect what they love from climate change.