Africa

PRESS RELEASE IN CELEBRATION OF THE UN INTERNATIONAL BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION DAY, 2020.

The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 the International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. When first created by the Second Committee of the UN General Assembly in late 1993, 29 December (the date of entry into force of the Convention of Biological Diversity), was designated The International Day for Biological Diversity

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Children

PRESS STATEMENT BY THE RESCUE MISSION INTERNATIONAL IN CELEBRATION OF THE UN INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY, 2019

12th August was first designated International Youth Day by the UN General

Assembly in 1999, and serves as an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as essential partners in change, and an opportunity to raise awareness of challenges and problems facing the world’s youth. This year’s theme “Transforming Education” highlights all the efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth, including efforts by youth themselves. As captured as goal number 4 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). According to the UN, there are currently 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10 and 24 in the world. This is the largest youth population ever. But 1 in 10 of the world’s children live in conflict zones and 24 million of them are out of school. Political instability, labor market challenges and limited space for political and civic participation have led to increasing isolation of youth in societies. Education simply put is the gradual process of acquiring knowledge. Knowledge simply put is the psychological result of perception, learning and reasoning. This therefore implies that, Education has an impact on the reasoning and behavior of an individual and therefore, quality Education must be made easily accessible to the Youth across the globe in order to build a sustainable future. The Theme for this year’s International Youth Day is coined to help examine how Governments, young people, youth-led and youth-

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