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Call for Submissions: IYC Policy and Research Journal
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Poverty - MDG 1

Target 1: Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people whose income is less than $1 a day Higher food prices may push 100 million people deeper into poverty Conflict leaves many displaced and impoverished Target 2: Achieve full and productive employment and decent work for all, including women and young people Full employment remains a distant possibility Low-paying jobs leave one in five developing country workers mired in poverty Half the world’s workforce toil in unstable, insecure jobs Target 3: Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger

5 Aug 3, 2013
using micofinance to combat urban poverty
by Shamuna Abdul Rahman

Education - MDG 2

Target 2a: Ensure that all boys and girls complete a full course of primary schooling 2.1 Net enrolment ratio in primary education 2.2 Proportion of pupils starting grade 1 who reach last grade of primary 2.3 Literacy rate of 15-24 year-olds, women and men"

14 Sep 13, 2014
Africa_Youth_For_Education
by Balley Ayodélé Jonathan

Gender Equality - MDG 3

Target 1: Eliminate gender disparity in primary and secondary education, preferably by 2005, and in all levels of education no later than 2015

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Child Mortality - MDG 4

5 Oct 8, 2012
Reply by Philroy Hinds

Maternal Health - MDG 5

Target 5a: Reduce by three quarters the maternal mortality ratio 5.1 Maternal mortality ratio 5.2 Proportion of births attended by skilled health personnel Target 5b: Achieve, by 2015, universal access to reproductive health 5.3 Contraceptive prevalence rate 5.4 Adolescent birth rate 5.5 Antenatal care coverage (at least one visit and at least four visits) 5.6 Unmet need for family planning " For more information please see: http://www.undp.org/mdg/goal5.shtml

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HIV - MDG 6

Target 6a: Halt and begin to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS 6.1 HIV prevalence among population aged 15-24 years 6.2 Condom use at last high-risk sex 6.3 Proportion of population aged 15-24 years with comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/AIDS 6.4 Ratio of school attendance of orphans to school attendance of non-orphans aged 10-14 years Target 6b: Achieve, by 2010, universal access to treatment for HIV/AIDS for all those who need it 6.5 Proportion of population with advanced HIV infection with access to antiretroviral drugs Target 6c: Halt and begin to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases 6.6 Incidence and death rates associated with malaria 6.7 Proportion of children under 5 sleeping under insecticide-treated bednets 6.8 Proportion of children under 5 with fever who are treated with appropriate anti-malarial drugs 6.9 Incidence, prevalence and death rates associated with tuberculosis 6.10 Proportion of tuberculosis cases detected and cured under directly observed treatment short course". To find out more see: The UN Fact sheet: http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/2008highlevel/pdf/newsroom/Goal%206%20FINAL.pdf Halt and begin to reverse the spread of HIV/AIDS Measures of progress 18. HIV Prevalence Among 15-24 year-old Pregnant Women (UNAIDS) 19. Condom use rate of the contraceptive prevalence rate and Population aged 15-24 years with comprehensive correct knowledge of HIV/AIDS(UNAIDS, UNICEF, UN Population Division, WHO) 20. Ratio of school attendance of orphans to school attendance of non-orphans aged 10-14 years Halt and begin to reverse the incidence of malaria and other major diseases Measures of progress Prevalence and Death Rates Associated with Malaria (WHO) Proportion of Population in Malaria Risk Areas Using Effective Malaria Prevention and Treatment Measures (UNICEF) Prevalence and Death Rates Associated with Tuberculosis (WHO) Proportion of Tuberculosis Cases Detected and Cured Under Directly-Observed Treatment Short Courses (WHO)

2 Aug 7, 2011
GLOBAL IMPACT OF HIV/AIDS ON YOUTH
by Ousman Darboe

Climate Change - MDG 7

Existing discussions that have not been assigned a category.

15 Apr 17, 2013
Eight steps to climate-proof development in Africa
by Ewunee Confidence Dumka

Global Partnerships - MDG 8

Goal 8: A global partnership for development "Indicators Target 8a: Develop further an open, rule-based, predictable, non-discriminatory trading and financial system Includes a commitment to good governance, development and poverty reduction; both nationally and internationally Target 8b: Address the special needs of the least developed countries Includes tariff and quota free access for the least developed countries' exports; enhanced programme of debt relief for heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC) and cancellation of official bilateral debt; and more generous ODA for countries committed to poverty reduction Target 8c: Address the special needs of landlocked developing countries and small island developing States through the Programme of Action for the Sustainable Development of Small Island Developing States and the outcome of the twenty-second special session of the General Assembly Target 8d: Deal comprehensively with the debt problems of developing countries through national and international measures in order to make debt sustainable in the long term. Indicators for Targets 8a, 8b, 8c and 8d: Some of the indicators listed below are monitored separately for the least developed countries (LDCs), Africa, landlocked developing countries and small island developing States. Official development assistance (ODA) 8.1 Net ODA, total and to the least developed countries, as percentage of OECD/DAC donors; gross national income 8.2 Proportion of total bilateral, sector-allocable ODA of OECD/DAC donors to basic social services (basic education, primary health care, nutrition, safe water and sanitation 8.3 Proportion of bilateral official development assistance of OECD/DAC donors that is untied 8.4 ODA received in landlocked developing countries as a proportion of their gross national income 8.5 ODA received in small island developing States as a proportion of their gross national incomes Market access 8.6 Proportion of total developed country imports (by value and excluding arms) from developing countries and least developed countries, admitted free of duty 8.7 Average tariffs imposed by developed countries on agricultural products and textiles and clothing from developing countries 8.8 Agricultural support estimate for OECD countries as a percentage of their gross domestic product 8.9 Proportion of ODA provided to help build trade capacity Debt sustainability 8.10 Total number of countries that have reached their HIPC decision points and number that have reached their HIPC completion points (cumulative) 8.11 Debt relief committed under HIPC and MDRI Initiatives 8.12 Debt service as a percentage of exports of goods and services Target 8e: In cooperation with pharmaceutical companies, provide access to affordable essential drugs in developing countries 8.13 Proportion of population with access to affordable essential drugs on a sustainable basis Target 8f: In cooperation with the private sector, make available the benefits of new technologies, especially information and communications 8.14 Telephone lines per 100 population 8.15 Cellular subscribers per 100 population 8.16 Internet users per 100 population" According to the UNDP website

3 Oct 30, 2013
YALE WORLD FELLOWS PROGRAM 2014
by Louis Omolayo Adekola

Millennium Development Goals

4 Aug 15, 2013
Reply by Deborah Egbo

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1 Sep 21, 2010
Clinton Global Initiative!
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Policy

8 Jul 4, 2016
Reply by Tiamiyu, Barakat Bidemi

Leadership

19 Aug 31, 2015
leadership
by HARRY KIMANI

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Sustainability

10 Aug 25, 2016
Creating sustainable environments
by PROTUS MUSOTSI

Entrepreneurship

2 Jan 14, 2012
'Making Africa Work' Youth Entreprenuership Contest
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UN Commission on Sustainable Development

3 Nov 12, 2015
Reply by Sadath Ahmada

Youth Assembly at United Nations

6 Sep 26, 2014
Filipino Youth in the UN Youth Assembly
by Jobel John Jagonoy Labang

IYC Chapters Best Practices

4 Jul 4, 2013
Gay and Lesbians have their rights also
by Mohamed Salieu Kamara

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