Train 200 Israeli and Palestinian Youth Activists

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The Leader Of Government Business

By a female, 46-60 years old , in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of THE LEADER OF GOVERNMENT BUSINESS After the signing of the peace accord during the post election violence between the Mwai Kibaki and Raila Amollo Odinga , a problem still loomed of who was leader of government business, between the vice president belonging to the party of National Unity side and the prime minister belonging the Orange Democratic Movement side. The issue brought tension in the entire nation and strife and division among parliamentarians and something had to be done to solve the looming problem that paused a threat to peace and unity of the nation again. In parliament the issue was put to debate the MP's from both side contributed in support of the sides. However the speaker well known as a new "solomon" Kenneth Marende couldn't make a ruling on the matter and so postponed his ruling to the following week. The following week and everyone was eager to hear what the speaker would rule. But the ruling was so shocking, unbelieving and extremely wise that no one had thought off. The speaker ruled that he would take over as the leader of Government business until the two principles decide on whoever should be. Read more.
Related to project keywords: sides, democratic, principles, peace, support

Giving Back Justice To The People.

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of GIVING BACK JUSTICE TO THE PEOPLE. The international criminal court is an international based law court that ensures there justice world wide. Each country has its worn judicial system or judiciary system where the cases of the country are solved in this court systems. But the I.C.C comes fin cases where the case is beyond the country ruling. for instance the previous Kenya post election violence i being held at the intentional criminal court. The existence of the i.c.c has kind of frightened leaders with bad motives to their country because they fear being questioned hence encouraging peace, justice to its country. Read more.
Related to project keywords: previous, ensures, peace, international, leaders

Financial Knowledge

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Financial knowledge The financial knowledge for Africa a project by the master card foundation,together with the Equity Bank of Kenya,has teamed up to train more than 1000000 Kenyan youth and women on knowledge of financial issues.The Equity Bank which undertook the training saw more than 100 youth from my district attend the training,that they've been able to replicate things learned during the training to help communities in dealing with financial issues. Read more.
Related to project keywords: attend training, youth, communities, foundation, train

Behaviour Change And Communication (bcc) For The Youth

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega Central, Kenya
Map of Behaviour change and communication (BCC) for the youth Behaviour i what dictates what an individual can be or is. They say show me your friends and I tell you the type of person you are. Youths today are most affected with the scenareo on the ground getting worse. Right from waht they do,put on and do its worse with the media playing a role in this issue. Pillar organization took the initiative to sample out youths from the country to educate and encourage the behaviour who would latter help the others fom their homes and villages . There is more to be done though in order to help the sinking boat of the energetic young. Read more.
Related to project keywords: youth, youths, young, right, role

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Project Leader

Ivan Karakashian

Communications Director
New York, New York United States

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