The Great Silk Way (GSW) International Youth Union has announced “Asia Africa Youth Entrepreneurs Forum”

The Great Silk Way (GSW) and International Youth Union have announced “Asia Africa Youth Entrepreneurs Forum” to help young and enthusiastic entrepreneurs and start-uppers to increase their entrepreneurship ideas, share experience and provide with new opportunities through a structured, positive, and professional program that enables them to develop long-term, meaningful relationships with quality business professionals, having a constant update on business opportunities and contribute to potential partnership in the Silk Road Region. The Asia-Africa Youth Entrepreneurs Forum will take a place by Great Silk Way IYU and All-China Youth Federation. The forum will be organized between the 15th and 19th […]

Study Report Launched: “Youth Engagement in Pakistan: Baseline Evaluation and Way Forward”

Pakistan is a young country, where majority of its population are below the age of 30 years. And yet, youth are underrepresented in various initiatives led by state and civil society. These thoughts came at the report launch of “Youth Engagement in Pakistan: Baseline Evaluation and Way Forward”, a study by Pak Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS), an Islamabad-based think tank. The session was moderated by PIPS senior analyst Safdar Sial. Zeeshan Noel, a civil society worker, said that although majority of the country’s population is of youth, they are not taken seriously in our society. They are disregard as […]

VSO and SSD sign a project ‘Champions of Change’.

Society for Sustainable Development (SSD) and Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) have signed a project “Champions of Change” in Islamabad on July 5, 2019. The project aims to provide an enabling environment for youth in Pakistan through provision of opportunities for greater civic engagement and to elevate youth voices to play a vital role in achieving both national and international developmental commitments specifically prioritized Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outlined in the Government of Pakistan’s Vision 2025 Road-Map. The project builds on VSO Pakistan and SSD’s previous pilot project, ‘Leaders for Sustainable Development (LSD)’ and focuses on engaging and training youth leaders […]

Parwaan Pakistan scales up its Early Childhood Care and Education, and Youth Social Entrepreneurship Program

Parwaan is a joint collaboration between the Federal Ministry of Education and Children’s Global Network with funding support from Open Society Foundation. In line with its vision of establishing 0.5 million ECCE centers across Pakistan by 2030 and to ensure access and provision of quality early childhood care and education to all children, the Alliance is, now, scaling up its youth social entrepreneurship and early childhood care and education program to 15 districts in Pakistan to train 2000 youth to establish Early Childhood Care and Education centers across Pakistan, benefiting​ more than 25,000 children under age 5 during 2017-18. Parwaan […]