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Youth civic education is crucial to a country’s democratic health

by the International Foundation for Electoral Systems A culture of democracy flourishes only when citizens are informed about democratic principles, and translate that knowledge into action by engaging with institutions and other public structures, community service, and leadership. As such, … Continue reading

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“Youth need to be the beneficiaries and the guardians of the future”

The GEM Report will be holding the first ever digital youth launch of the 2016 GEM Report today at 2pm UCT. All are welcome. Please tune in to watch and ask questions during the digital launch from anywhere in the … Continue reading

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Youth is more than the theme of the day; it’s the theme of the decade

On International Youth Day, this blog looks at the continued importance of keeping the spotlight on better skills development for young people. In 2012, the Education for All Global Monitoring Report analysed the youth skills gap and reported that it … Continue reading

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