International Relations is a broad concept that implies much more than the relationships among states.
International Relations (IR) is a subject on which a lot of research and theories have been done to find explanations for the behaviour of states, politics, economy, and security, among others. It is also a subject taught in universities where things like international law, foreign policy, and international history are studied in depth.
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Anyone who influences or encourages others to act or to pursue and realise a dream, vision or aspiration is an influencer. This article ranks the best influencers in Mauritius.
Influencers set direction and help themselves and others to do the right thing to move forward. To do this, they create an inspiring vision and motivate and inspire others to achieve it. They also manage the delivery of the vision, either directly or indirectly, and build and coach their teams to make them more vital. Social media influencers have built a reputation for their knowledge and expertise on a specific topic. They make regular posts about that topic on their preferred social media channels and generate large followers of passionate, engaged people who pay close attention to their views.
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Concerns about climate change have morphed into a full-fledged social movement, encouraging people, especially young people, to take action to tackle this problem. However, not everyone is aware of this threat’s severity and the measures to reduce climate change. Fortunately, many campaigns exist today whose aim is to inform, increase awareness, and shape public perception of issues and solutions creatively and innovatively.
Below are five of the most ingenious and ground-breaking climate change awareness campaigns the world has seen so far.
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YUVA Executive Director Krishna Athal talked about “The Future Of Digital Society In Digital Economy” during the FutureFest-ALU at the Jin Fei Auditorium.
This event brings together students and professionals from across the island and abroad to look at the future of humanity through different lenses, such as culture, technology, the digital economy, and more.
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On Saturday, 2 November 2019, YUVA was invited by the Head of the SADC Electoral Observation Mission (SEOM), the Honourable Lt. Gen. (Rtd) Dr Sibusiso B. Moyo, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Zimbabwe, to the Launch of the SEOM to the 2019 National Assembly Elections of the Republic of Mauritius, at the Caudan Arts Centre, Port Louis.
The SADC delegates comprised of the Honourable Lt. Gen (retired) Dr Sibusiso Moyo, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade of the Republic of Zimbabwe, Head of the SEOM to the Republic of Mauritius; the Senator Amb. Simon K. Moyo, Alternate Head of the SEOM to the Republic of Mauritius; the Electoral Commissioner and Members of the Electoral Supervisory Commission; Heads of the International Electoral Observation Missions; Heads and Representatives of the Diplomatic Missions accredited to the Republic of Mauritius; Members of the SADC Electoral Advisory Council as well as SADC Election Observers.
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The theme of International Youth Day 2019, “Transforming education”, highlights efforts to make education more relevant, equitable and inclusive for all youth, including efforts by youth themselves.
Rooted in Goal 4 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all” – International Youth Day 2019 will examine how Governments, young people and youth-led and youth-focused organizations, as well as other stakeholders, are transforming education and how these efforts are contributing to the achievement of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
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This day is an annual celebration of the role of young women and men as key partners in change.
This day is also an opportunity to make young people aware of the challenges and problems they face.
According to the UN DESA report, World Population Prospects 2019, the global youth population is expected to reach nearly 1.4 billion people by 2065. By 2019, there are about 1.2 billion young people between the ages of 15 and 24 years in the world, or 16% of the world’s population. By 2065, the world’s youth population will reach its peak with just under 1.4 billion people (13%). The share of youth in the total population peaked at 19.3% in 1985. In 2019, Central and Southern Asia had the highest number of young people (361 million), followed by East Asia and South East (307 million) and Sub-Saharan Africa (211 million).
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The Mauritius Council of Social Service (MACOSS), in collaboration with the University of Technology, Mauritius (UTM), invited various Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) on Friday 26 April 2019 at the MACOSS Regional Leadership Centre to participate in the 2019 edition of the CLEn Programme.
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YUVA responded positively to the call, along with many other NGOs, including APEDED, Befrienders, APSA and The Mauritius Scouts Association.
The air was filled with excitement at OR Tambo International Airport as women from across the continent streamed in to attend the African Women in Dialogue (AWiD) conference that took place in Johannesburg, Gauteng.
YUVA, represented by Soveeta Chengappa Naidu, participated in a 5-day forum held by Zanele Mbeki Development Trust in Johannesburg last week. Delegates from all walks of life entered the forum campus wide-eyed and filled with joy. Continue reading “YUVA at African Women in Dialogue, Johannesburg”
YUVA was invited to attend a talk on “Gender Inequality in Entrepreneurship” at the US Embassy, Port Louis. The panel of speakers addressing the issue included Sadhna Sokhal, Managing Director of Legem Ltd and African Women Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) alumna, Karen Yvon, Director of Keda and Nazeem Junggee, Mandela Washington Fellow and Director of 1950 Studios.
Gender Inequality is one of the often-raised issues that have existed since the beginning of interaction between men and women. No doubt, gender plays a major part in the division of labour in today’s society. Gender inequality in Entrepreneurship has given rise to numerous policies, aiming at wiping off gender discrimination on recruitment, salary and promotion processes. Continue reading “YUVA at US Embassy’s talk on Gender Inequality in Entrepreneurship”
On 17 and 18 October, the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Environment and Sustainable Development in collaboration with the University of Mauritius, SASPEN and FES organised the “International Country Workshop — Social Protection in Mauritius: International Frameworks and National Policies” at the Labourdonnais Waterfront Hotel, Caudan, Port Louis, Mauritius. Continue reading “International Country Workshop — Social Protection in Mauritius: International Frameworks and National Policies”
The YUVA Executive Director, Krishna Athal, appeared in a long interview of the Mauritius Broadcasting Corporation’s Bhojpuri Programme, ‘Aaj Ke Jawan‘.
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YUVA is organising the Session 5 of the Mauritius Youth Parliament on the theme “This House believes that housewives should be paid for their work” with YUVANs, secondary school students, university students, government officials, NGO representatives and personalities from the corporate sector as participants.
In this context, YUVA invites you as participant on Thursday 4 May 2017, from 09:00hr to noon at the Municipality of Port Louis.
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Mauritius’ YUVA and New Delhi’s Zygma have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), focused on culture, performing arts and modeling.
Mr Krishna Athal, National President of YUVA and Mr Sherman Preet Singh, head executive of Zygma Artists & Productions have signed the MoU yesterday afternoon.
About Zygma Artists & Productions
As a modern day Production and Marketing Company, we aim to propose and facilitate a one-stop production, merchandising and marketing solution to top-notch clientele.
We are an artists’ collective; the ﬁnest Indian and International models, make-up artists, photographers and fashion stylists. We offer this platform to make-up artists, stylists and photographers to showcase their work and interact with potential clients to get opportunities to work with them.
Aim to collaborate with YUVA
“We want to manage and provide logistics support for all events/activities/operations of YUVA in India. Also, we would be willing to support the organisation’s activities financially while organising billateral conferences and summits between India and Mauritius,” said Mr Sherman Preet Singh.
YUVA wishes to inform the members of the public that in the last 2 months, we have distributed 8,000 young trees, 12,682 cloth materials and 3,000 school supplies to families and children in need.
YUVA is guided by Strategy 2025 – our collective plan of action to tackle the major humanitarian and development challenges present in Mauritius. We will continue ‘empowering and changing minds’ by focusing our work in the 12 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that we have adopted. YUVA directly mobilizes more than 10,000 YUVANs nationally. They help to organise and run local and regional events and support a large number of projects.
YUVA thanks everyone who has donated the materials. The #iPlantATree, #NoPoverty and #EducationForAll projects are ongoing until March 2017.