In 2007, the International Youth Council (IYC) was founded at the 4th Annual Youth Assembly at the United Nations. The IYC is a nonprofit, nongovernmental organization dedicated to giving young people across the world both collective voice and a mechanism to support global sustainable development.
IYC India Chapter endeavors to extend the initiatives taken by International Youth Council and work towards MGDs and empower youth.
As a strong minded, opinionated Libertarian it wouldn’t take much guess work to determine where I stand on government social welfare programs. I am as radically opposed as possible. I feel that social welfare bleeds the budget, burdens tax payers and helps to…
How to make overpopulation OK The U.N. says humanity hit 7 billion today, a milestone that’s generating a lot of buzz about overpopulation. But according to a new U.N. report, we should focus more on the quality of human life than the quantity of it.
Pregnancy and childbirth complications are among the leading causes of death among women living in developing countries, according to the World Health Organization. Each pregnancy magnifies the mother’s health risks, especially when she doesn’t have access to health care.
In the Lake and Peninsula Borough of southwest Alaska, where the massive Pebble Mine is proposed to be sited by a consortium of foreign mining companies, the residents have approved a prohibition against large-scale resource extraction – like the Pebble Mine — that would destroy or degrade salmon habitat in their region.
And, most remarkably, they did so despite an intense campaign of fear funded by the Pebble Partnership falsely charging that the initiative “will drive Lake and Pen families away to find work, force schools to close and drive up the cost of food and fuel as the local economy shrinks even more.”
Anarchism is not a romantic fable but the hardheaded realization, based on five thousand years of experience, that we cannot entrust the management of our lives to kings, priests, politicians, generals, and county commissioners.