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Youth Perspective

Sustainability on combines insight from across the company, and from a valued community of external partners on the global field of Sustainability from experts working in specialist fields such as Climate, Energy, Health, Law and Corporate Governance.

"Youth Perspective" is a new section on the Thomson Reuters Sustainability site and will feature observations from highly engaged young people across the globe.

The ultimate goal is to create a space for the next generation to lend their voices to the environmental sustainability dialogue, and a place for us all to learn from one another and get re-energized to come up with fresh ideas for ways we can make a difference.

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Youth Perspective: Child Soldiers Swell Fighters’ Ranks in Central African Republic-UN
By Stephanie Nebehay | 22 November, 2013 (Reuters) – The number of child soldiers in Central African Republic has more than doubled to as many as 6,000 in recent months as self-defence militia have sprung up to counter waves of attacks by former rebels, the United Nations said on Friday. World powers, led by...
Nov 22, 2013 2:30 PM ET
EU Leaders Promise Jobs for “lost generation” of Youth
By Leigh Thomas and Elizabeth Pineau | 12 November, 2013 (Reuters) – European leaders pledged on Tuesday to make fighting youth unemployment in the bloc a priority but came up with no new ideas to tackle a problem that risks fuelling social unrest and distrust of mainstream parties. Nearly 6 million people under the age of 25 are...
Nov 15, 2013 4:00 PM ET
Youth Perspective: Saving Macedonia’s water buffaloes from extinction and providing sustainable livelihoods
By Simona Zeroska, 20 years old  Only 50 years ago, there were 30,000 Water Buffaloes in the Republic of Macedonia. Today, only a handful remains, and these are only alive thanks mainly to the efforts of the people of Debreshte village. Debreshte is a small village near Prilep, located in the northern Pelagonia plain in...
Jul 25, 2013 2:30 PM ET
Youth Perspective: Facing Down the Impacts of Climate Change Through Technology
By Paul Osho, 22 years old | 22 July 2013 As a member of the Nigerian Youth Climate Coalition, a national chapter of a wider African initiative on climate change that brings together young campaigners from across the continent, I am very much aware of how climate change is affecting our landscape and lifestyles. I come...
Jul 22, 2013 4:45 PM ET
Young Farmers Turn To Social Media To Adapt To Climate Change
By Caleb Kemboi | 16 July 2013 ELDORET, Kenya (Thomson Reuters Foundation) — Julius Cheruiyot has been a farmer since he was 16 years old. Forced to drop out of school because his family was unable to pay the fees, he went to work on his father’s farm in Uasin Gishu county, in Kenya’s Rift Valley region. Today,...
Jul 16, 2013 5:00 PM ET