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On Eve of G8, Children from all Over the World Make Urgent Plea to Leaders to Make Child Poverty History

Scottish First Minister, Jack McConnell, today joined young people from both the northern and southern hemispheres to hear their views and receive recommendations on what they think the G8 leaders need to do make child poverty history.


"LIVE 8": MILLIONS OF LIVES AT STAKE AS FREE CONCERTS AROUND THE WORLD

Dave Matthews joined Bob Geldof  from London to announce that today's biggest names in music will be joining in a free, simultaneous concert series July 2 to allow citizens of the most powerful nations to call on President Bush and leaders of the other seven wealthiest countries to make poverty history at the historic G8 Summit July 6.


YouthNet Provides Youth Participation Guide

The Youth Participation Guide seeks to increase the level of meaningful youth participation in reproductive health and HIV/AIDS programming at an institutional and programmatic level.


PEARL World Youth News invites high school students from around the world to become certified PEARL reporters.

In the spirit of the high journalistic standards of Daniel Pearl, the Wall Street Journal reporter who was murdered by terrorists in Pakistan in 2002, teenage students will select the issues to be reported, and collaboratively write, edit and publish their articles on the new web-based news service.


Internews Offers Grants for Media Projects in Middle East, and North Africa

Internews Network invites non-govermental organisations and individuals working in media development in the Middle East and North Africa to apply for grants from the Open Media Fund.


Winners of UNEP’s “Focus on Your World” Photo Competition

From Wildlife and Waste Tips to Slums and Stewardship


UNEP NEWS: Celebrating Women as Custodians of the Environment

2005 is an historic year for the United Nations and an historic one for women. It will go down as the year in which the role of women in respect to the environment and the environment’s role in delivering gender equality moved from the edges into the centre of political life.


One Month after the Tsunami: Concern in Action in India, Indonesia and Sri Lanka

One month after the devastating Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami, the nations of the region are still taking stock of the destruction.


One month on: learning the lessons of the tsunami

The world's response to the Tsunami has been impressive but according to a new report issued today, one month after the tsunami by the international agency Oxfam , there are some important lessons to learn


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