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  • Building the Capacity of Youth as Leaders of Today -The Kampala Principles for Youth Led Development

    Building the Capacity of Youth as Leaders of Today -The Kampala Principles for Youth Led Development

    Jon-Andreas Solberg and Douglas Ragan co-authored a very enlightening  post on UN-Habitat Youth covering five principles of youth-led development that are being utilized by youth programs globally and has begun to influence policy at the local, national and global level. These principles (listed below) originated from an initiative started in 2007 when representatives from  UN-Habitat´s One Stop Youth […]

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  • Methodology of Restless Development

    Methodology of Restless Development

    Jamie Bedson explains a model that emphasizes the structure and process of engagement, the “how” (community-led, recruitment, training, support, safety and security, monitoring) alongside the actual mobilization itself, the “what.”

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  • Gender & Resilience – A BRACED Working Paper

    Gender & Resilience – A BRACED Working Paper

    The Overseas Development Institute, one of the UK’s leading think tanks, recently released a working paper titled Gender and Resilience: from Theory to Practice. The paper is a synthesis of four different case studies, documenting how gender equality can be strengthened through resilience projects. It draws on the experiences of the project Building Resilience and […]

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  • Righting the Wrong: Oxfam America’s Report on Strengthening Local Humanitarian Leadership

    Righting the Wrong: Oxfam America’s Report on Strengthening Local Humanitarian Leadership

    Oxfam America has recently released a report, Righting the Wrong: Strengthening Local Humanitarian Leadership to Save Lives and Strengthen Communities, addressing the shortfalls of humanitarian assistance, and offering solutions to this complex issue. In 2014, humanitarian assistance hit a record high of $24.5 billion. Within the last 70 years, aid workers have made massive strides […]

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