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Unlock the Future Declaration:

Launched today at the “Unlock the Future” high-level virtual event at the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly, the Global Youth Mobilization and other youth-focused international organisations are proud to launch an exciting new declaration. The ‘Unlock Declaration’ launches a new coalition which will focus on the needs of next and future generations within the international system and highlights the need to prioritize the inputs and perspectives of young people, in order to determine their own futures.

Unlock the Future – High-Level Virtual Event

At a time when young people face a series of emergencies they did not cause, how can the world come together to listen to their voices, respond to their demands, and work with them as designers of their futures? In the week that global leaders gather for the opening of the UN General Assembly, this high-level virtual event marks the beginning of the coalition for young people and future generations.

GLOBAL YOUTH MOBILIZATION WELCOMES UN SECRETARY GENERAL’S OUR COMMON AGENDA REPORT AND CALLS FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF KEY RECOMMENDATIONS

The Global Youth Mobilization and its Big 6 youth development partners welcome the publication of an important report on the future of our planet. Our Common Agenda looks ahead to the next 25 years and represents the Secretary-General’s vision on the future of global cooperation and reinvigorating inclusive, networked, and effective multilateralism.

Join us as a Youth Panelist and help us select Local Solutions for funding!

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We must give young people a platform to lead the COVID-19 recovery

First published on weforum.org. August 12 is International Youth Day. We call on the world to acknowledge that young people...

We are hiring! Digital Comms, Partnerships and Advocacy Coordinator

Want to support young people to overcome the impact of the COVID19 pandemic? Got experience in digital communications, campaigns and...

‘WE WANT TO BE HEARD, WE WANT TO BE PART OF THE PROCESS’ – YOUNG PEOPLE CALL ON GOVERNMENTS AND BUSINESSES TO PRIORTISE YOUTH IN RESPONSE TO IMPACT OF COVID-19 AT GLOBAL YOUTH SUMMIT

Over 150 countries represented at the Global Youth Summit, a virtual event designed to address the negative impacts of COVID-19...

IT’S TIME TO TAKE ACTION NOW – HERE IS HOW YOUNG PEOPLE CAN BUILD ON THE SUCCESS OF THE GLOBAL YOUTH SUMMIT

Following the success of the Global Youth Summit, now is the time to act. Here is how young people can...

GLOBAL YOUTH MOBILIZATION FUNDS YOUNG PEOPLE’S IDEAS TO COMBAT IMPACT OF COVID-19 PANDEMIC

• Initiative led by the world’s six largest youth organizations and supported by the World Health Organization and United Nations Foundation will fund the work of young people in communities impacted by the global COVID-19 pandemic • Impact of the global pandemic on young people to be addressed at Global Youth Summit • Young people will decide where the money goes and how it is spent • Global Youth Mobilization backed by UNICEF, USAID, UNFPA, European Commission, Salesforce, FIFA and Heads of State and Governments from around the world

Impact

Menstrual Hygiene Management for young people in Madagascar

Girl Guides and Girl Scouts in three regions across Madagascar are supporting 2,000 young people to overcome the impact of the pandemic by providing education on menstrual hygiene and building entrepreneurship capacity.

Scouting for balance – addressing the psychological needs of Polish youth

Polish Scouting and Guiding Association has implemented a project to combat the psychological and effects of the pandemic by building a psychological support for young people. Supported by a team of psychologists and educators, the project aims to address the needs of their participants through workshops in their local communities.

Mental Health Month 2021 – Our Stories of Impact

This month Global Youth Mobilization will focus on youth-led solutions from our national projects and local solutions to highlight stories of impact on mental health and wellbeing in collaboration with our partners. Read the stories from global projects that are at the forefront of the recovery efforts from the pandemic this Mental Health Month!

We are in this together – IFRC

As weeks and months have passed, people have been faced with the pressures that mount from an uncertain future. COVID-19 has had and continues to have a massive impact on mental health, causing widespread emotional stress and anxiety as people struggle to cope with the pandemic’s impacts on themselves, their families, and their communities.

Girls, Consumers, and Communities in Need During the COVID-19 Crisis – WAGGGS

With Girl Scouts at Home, families everywhere can access self-guided, free activities to keep them engaged and connected to their communities and the larger sisterhood of girls. This new national platform reflects the exploration and interactive learning of Girl Scouts in a one-stop-shop format that lets both members and the public enjoy a variety of activities that cover STEM, Entrepreneurship, Life Skills, and the Outdoors (including from indoors!).

America’s Girl Scouts have been impacting the world for generations. Now they’re helping those on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic – WAGGGS

For more than 100 years, there has been one group of little women on the front lines always finding a way to make a big impact. Girl Scouts. While they're especially known for selling baked goods outside grocery stores during a brief six- to eight-week Girl Scout Cookie season, the coronavirus pandemic has once again changed a few plans.

MAKING MASKS AND FACE SHIELDS TO SUPPORT COVID-19 RESPONSE – WOSM

As part of the national campaign to combat COVID-19, the Ivorian Scouts have also donated face shields to law enforcement officers at the Administrative Police Station in Abobo. “Police Officers are in contact with the population in the exercise of their function to protect the people. It is therefore important to give them all the help they need,” says the Regional Commissioner, Bamba Ousmane.

PROVIDING FOOD TO 300 FAMILIES IN NEED – WOSM

#YoMeQuedoEnCasaRD is a social media campaign started by Fersobe in Dominican Republic to fundraise for providing food to families in need, in the form of coupons that they can redeem at selected stores. Shortly after the campaign kick started, many public figures in Dominican Republic have joined and contributed to the campaign.

Supporting India’s most vulnerable during COVID-19 – a personal story

COVID-19 has changed the face of the entire world in the past couple of months. It has gravely affected the lives of thousands and livelihoods of millions of people from all sections of society. But the most affected, by far, are the people from the underprivileged sections. I reflected on the conundrum, whether there is any disease worse than hunger.

GIRL SCOUT FROM POLAND WINS EU SOLIDARITY PRIZE FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE CAMPAIGN

“I cannot imagine that service could not be in my life. My whole life is service and it is Scouting that taught me this attitude." Krysia, an 18-year old girl Scout from Poland, was awarded a European Civil Solidarity Prize by the EU's Economic and Civil Committee, for her domestic abuse campaign, “Chamomiles and Pansies”.