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Fri, Mar 13, 2020

If history repeats: Coronavirus’ economic danger to youth

The serious health impacts of COVID-19 seem to be felt by older people above age sixty. However, as the novel coronavirus—now officially a pandemic according to the World Health Organization—spreads through societies and markets, youth, who account for roughly a quarter of the world’s population, are disproportionately at economic risk.

New Atlanticist by Nicole Goldin, PhD

Coronavirus Future of Work

Wed, Feb 26, 2020

African Youth Survey launched

On Wednesday, February 26, the Africa Center hosted the Washington launch of the Ichikowitz Family Foundation’s inaugural African Youth Survey: the most comprehensive overview of youth perspectives in Africa to date.

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Economy & Business

Thu, Jan 16, 2020

Startup culture in a frontline city

1991 Mariupol is a new startup hub located a stone's throw away from the frontlines of Ukraine's undeclared war with Russia. Can tech innovation create opportunities for young Ukrainians facing an uncertain future due to Kremlin aggression?

UkraineAlert by Diane Francis

Education Technology & Innovation

Sun, Dec 15, 2019

Slavin quoted in Albawaba News on Iran protests and U.S. sanctions influencing Iranian youth

In the News by Atlantic Council

Corruption Defense Policy

Wed, Oct 9, 2019

Ukraine’s most vulnerable children deserve a passport, too

In the non-government controlled territories of Ukraine, 57 percent of children were born without proper birth registration by the Ukrainian authorities and may be unable to qualify for a Ukrainian passport at age 14.

UkraineAlert by Anna Babko

Civil Society Conflict

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

In solidarity with Sudan: Syria’s graffiti movement

Within this project, local volunteers planned and organized graffiti murals, based off of London artist and social commentator Banksy, reflecting on current events while tying in the Syrian conflict.

SyriaSource by Rana Riziq

Civil Society Resilience & Society

Thu, Oct 3, 2019

Rebuilding Ukraine one house at a time

Five years after Kramatorsk, our volunteer initiative has become the largest volunteer movement in Ukraine with a network of more than 2,500 volunteers. Together, we have restored housing for 220 families and helped 17 cities create their own youth centers.

UkraineAlert by Yurko Didula

Civil Society Conflict
Youth entrepreneurs

Wed, Oct 2, 2019

Money, mentors, and markets: What youth entrepreneurs need to succeed

Youth around the world are creating their own businesses—sometimes out of necessity—and are seizing opportunities arising from digital diffusion, new technologies, and growing industries.

New Atlanticist by Nicole Goldin

Inclusive Growth Youth

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

War and art: The graffiti movement in Syria

A local Syrian civil society organization, Kesh Malek, is focused on supplying humanitarian aid and services to Syrians throughout Syria. One of its successful media campaigns this year is the Syria Banksy project.

SyriaSource by Rana Riziq

Civil Society Syria

Tue, Jul 16, 2019

Ukraine House Toronto highlights Ukraine’s renaissance

“Ukraine is having this renaissance, a boom; the closest thing I can compare it to is Berlin seventeen years ago, where the kids are just taking over," said Darko Skulsky, co-producer of HBO hit series Chernobyl.

UkraineAlert by Alexa Chopivsky and Paul Grod

Civil Society Ukraine