Call for young people to contribute to CommonwealthYouth ministers meeting

Originally published on Commonwealth Website on 11 December 2012 Are you aged 15-29 and a Commonwealth citizen? Tell us what you think Commonwealth youth ministers should discuss when they meet next April The Commonwealth has set up a ‘Youth Voices in the Commonwealth – 2013’ online space for you to submit and vote on the …

Using Social Entrepreneurship to tackle unemployment in Nigeria

In a bid to tackle unemployment in Nigeria, young graduates are being trained to employ business model to solve social problems, as social entrepreneurs. Unemployment is a big challenge in Nigeria.  The National Bureau of Statistics estimates that about 23.9% of the entire population is currently unemployed. There were at least 16million unemployed people as …

Nominate someone for the 2012 WEGO Health Activist Awards!

Health Activists inspire us every day with their commitment to online health communities. Let’s celebrate their accomplishments and recognize their contributions. The Health Activist Awards honor the leaders who made a real difference in how we think about healthcare and living well in 2012.  Check out the awards below and start nominating your favorite Health Activists for their best work in 2012.  For …