The last day of January was a really special one for the Balkan youth and Balkans Let's Get Up!, one regional program which brought young people together and helped them to make a change in their society in a very inventive way. Energetic alumni and organizers of BLGU! program expressed their desire to make a joint action and do something interesting in their surroundings, and in a same time, spread the word about the Organization which had such a big influence on them. Youth from seven cities came up with different ideas for mini-projects which they developed on 31. of January.
Researches at Columbia University examined more than three dozen participants. They asked one half of them to drink a chocolate, high-flavanol beverage every day for three months and the other half to drink a chocolate beverage without flavanol. They found out that apart from being irresistibly delicious, chocolate has many health benefits.
Australia, Sweden, South Korea and the United Kingdom are among the countries that topped the 2014 Global Youth Wellbeing Index that gathers and connects youth-related data to assess and compare the state of young people’s wellbeing around the world. The Index is developed by The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and the International Youth Foundation (IYF).
As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will expire in 2015, the race is on to finalize a new global framework of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in time for September’s UN General Assembly.
Wherever you are don’t miss the new issue on topic “Who creates your public opinion?” It probably sounds strange and controversial, but sometimes we are too lazy to make our own choice. That is why many people prefer to agree with public opinion rather than to understand something by themselves. Look what we have found out while searching public opinion polls’ history, pollsters’ dirty tricks, hierarchy of the biggest polling organizations and speaking with experts – sociologists, marketing specialist, politicians and usual people – on public mind.
The NMC (New Media Consortium), an international community of experts in educational technology, published a report on the latest trends in higher education based on research that has been conducted in more than 250 universities, colleges, and businesses around the globe. Youth Time has chosen from the report the six most important trends.
The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and EF Education First (EF) are pleased to announce the third edition of their UNAOC-EF Summer School for youth aged 18 to 35. Applications deadline: 9 March 2015.
Researchers discover film footage from World War II that turns out to be a lost documentary shot by Alfred Hitchcock and Sidney Bernstein in 1945 about German concentration camps.
Can you imagine that we are gradually reaching an era where Internet will be so overwhelmingly pervasive in every daily activity of our lives that we won’t even be aware of its existence?
The global crisis of youth unemployment dominated the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos yesterday where the British journalist Nik Gowing noticed that “keeping calm and carrying on is simply not an option”.