May 07 2014
“Young Leaders Must be Informed” -- Youth Leadership in the Post-2015 Development Framework by Sarah Lindsay

On Wednesday evening at the World Youth Conference in Sri Lanka, youth delegates, many of them aspiring leaders in the health sector, attended the LMG Project’s side event, Building Youth Leadership for Family Planning and Global Health in the Post-2015 Development Agenda, co-facilitated by Management Sciences for Health (MSH) and International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF).

May 07 2014
WCY2014: "You are not the policy makers of tomorrow, but of today" by Sarah Lindsay

Streamed lived on Sri Lanka Television, the opening ceremony of the World Conference on Youth took place with plenty of pomp and circumstance today in Hambantota, Sri Lanka. The first time a World Youth Conference was held in Asia, this conference is of great significance to its host country.

May 06 2014
In Photos: The Opening Ceremony of the World Conference on Youth, 2014 by Sarah Lindsay

The opening ceremony of the World Conference on Youth took place today in Hambantota, Sri Lanka. For the first time a world youth conference was held in Asia and celebrated youths from all over the world. Over 1500 youth participants, aged 18-29, two official delegates from each country and 350 from marginalized backgrounds gathered to celebrate to beginning of the conference.