The Global Youth Biodiversity Network (GYBN) has put leaders and policymakers on notice that they are not willing to listen to the same conversations, suggestions and unmet promises, as the world faces a biodiversity crisis.
Youth with Social-Emotional, Tech Skills good in Agriculture
“Input supplies should go beyond basic inputs like seeds and fertilisers, we should also encourage the use of digital tools across the agricultural value chain,” Amolegbe added.
Bullet wounded Indian youth admitted to Kurigram hospital
Kurigram, Apr 11 : An Indian young man who enteted Bangladesh after sustaining bullet wound during the election violence in Cooch Bihar state of India was admitted to Kurigram General Hospital.
D-8 Youth Summit: Dhaka for achieving SDGs engaging youth
an action plan will map out strategies on how the power of D-8 youth will be harnessed in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and D-8 economic endeavours.
Malawian Youth removes Unemployment Tears with Agribusiness
After getting tired of searching for employment for seven years, Feston Zale from Chileka area in Malawi decided to venture into agribusiness.
Youth found dead on launch in Barisal
Barisal, Nov 17 – An unidentified young man was found dead on the roof of ‘Sundarban-11’ launch at Barishal Launch Terminal early Tuesday.
Sports can refrain youth from terrorism, drug abuse: Khaleque
KHULNA – Khulna City Corporation (KCC) Mayor Talukder Abdul Khaleque stressed the need for regular sports exercise for good health, saying sports can refrain the new generation from drug abuse and terrorism. “Bangladesh have reached a new height globally through…
Bangladeshi youth wins international ICC award
Ashikur Rahman Young Bangladeshi graphic artist Muktadirul Islam Jafir is one of ten top designers to win a prestigious award from the International Cricket Council (ICC).
First Arab mission to Mars designed to inspire youth
The first Arab space mission to Mars, armed with probes to study the Red Planet’s atmosphere, is designed to inspire the region’s youth and pave the way for scientific breakthroughs, officials said Wednesday .
More than one in six youth out of work due to Covid-19: ILO
Geneva, 28 May (Kanaga Raja) – More than one in six young people have stopped working since the onset of the COVID-19 crisis, the International Labour Organization (ILO) has said. According to the fourth edition of the ILO Monitor, among…
Int’l Human Rights Day today
The International Human Rights Day is being observed in the country today as elsewhere across the globe.The theme of this year’s day is “Youth Standing Up for Human Rights.”
Bangladeshi youth shot dead by BSF in Sherpur
A Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by members of Indian Border Security Force (BSF) in Panbari bordering area of Sreebardi upazila here early Monday.
Bangladeshi youth shot dead by BSF in Jhenidah
A Bangladeshi youth was shot dead by Border Security Force of India at Shilgate here in Moheshpur upazila here early Friday.
Youth unemployment 28pc in Bangladesh
State Minister for Youth and Sports Zahid Ahsan Russell on Thursday said currently 28 percent youth are unemployed in the country.
Stalkers kill Dhaka youth for protesting abuse of his fiance
Dhaka, Oct 29 (UNB) – A young man was killed reportedly by miscreants after he protested against their verbal harassment of his female companion in Hazaribagh area on Tuesday night.
Mayors vow to work together with youth climate activists
C40 Cities will create a Global Youth Initiative, bringing together leaders of climate movements from all over the world, to work with mayors Announcement comes out of several days of collaboration at C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen Copenhagen, Denmark…
Youth ODI series: Mahmudul stars with bat as BD beat NZ
Bangladesh U-19 sealed the five-match series 3-0 beating New Zealand by eight wickets on Sunday at Bert Sutcliffe Oval, Lincoln riding on a magnificent century by Mahmudul Hasan Joy.
Youth activists say rights are violated over climate change
24 September 2019, Climate Change – The failure of governments to act on the climate crisis, constitutes a violation of children’s rights, according to a landmark complaint presented to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child by 16…
Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change action
United Nations, Sept 21 (AP/UNB) — Fresh off the climate strike that took hundreds of thousands of young people out of classrooms and into the streets globally, youth leaders gathered at the United Nations Saturday to demand radical moves to…
A key role for 1.8 bn youth in UN’s 2030 dev agenda
By Thalif Deen UN, Aug 16 2019 (IPS) – The UN Population Fund (UNFPA) is convinced that the world’s 1.8 billion adolescents and youth– a quarter of the global population—have a key role to play in helping implement the UN’s…
Youth ‘carrying child’s severed head’ lynched in Netrakona
Netrakona, July 18 (UNB) – A youth was beaten to death by a mob on Thursday after he was found ‘carrying a child’s severed head in a bag’ in the district town. The deceased was identified as Robin, 22, son…
Youth arrested in connection with Barguna Rifat murder
Dhaka, June 27 – A youth was arrested from BKP area in Barguna town yesterday in connection with the Wednesday’s killing of a man in front of his wife. The arrest comes after a video went viral on social media…
Barguna youth hacked dead before his wife
Barguna, June 26 (UMNB) – A young man was hacked to death by miscreants in front of his wife in the district town on Wednesday morning. The deceased was identified as Rifat Sharif, 22, son of Dulal Sharif of Maitha…
The new face of activism: Youth
By Tharanga Yakupitiyage UN, May 30 2019 (IPS) – Rather than waiting for adults to act, more young girls and boys are standing up and speaking out on the world’s pressing issues. In recent years, the international community has seen…
SDGs ‘once-in-a-generation opportunity’
Unless the world faces its “social, economic and environmental challenges head-on”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), will not be met. Addressing the final plenary of the UN Youth Forum on Tuesday, he…
Hundreds of thousands join world youth climate demo
Hundreds of thousands of young people skipped school across the globe on Friday to march through the streets. For an international day of student protests aimed at pushing world leaders into action on climate change. Classrooms in capitals from Bangkok…
Jhalokati youth ‘tortured for 20 hrs’ on theft charge
A young man has reportedly been tortured for 20 hours after being confined to a room of the local union parishad complex in Nalchiti upazila on charge of stealing a trawler.
Youth’s body found floating in Barisal Kirtankhola river
The body of an unidentified young man was recovered from Kirtankhola river in Siddikbazar area in the district headquarter on Saturday evening.
Youth create businesses geared to protecting the environment
An organic pesticide safe for farmers and the environment, and carbonised fuel briquettes made from agricultural waste materials and organic waste are all business ideas that promote a green economy.
3 youths found dead in Sirajganj, Cox’s Bazar
Three youths were found dead in Sirajganj and Cox’s Bazar districts on Thursday.In Sirajganj, police recovered the decomposed bodies of two young men from the Phuljor River in Ghatina Bridge area in Ullapara upazila.