As a part of Youth Climate Report: The Youth Express I managed to talk to: Prof Dr. Nava Raj Devkota, Directorate of Research and Extension, Agriculture and Forestry University, Chitwan; Associate Prof Dr. Shrawan Saha Directorate of Curriculum Development, Agriculture and Forestry University, Chitwan and Mr Subodh khanal student of Conservation Ecology at Post Graduate Program, IAAS, Tribhuwan University.
Some essential commitments in the declaration adopted by heads of governments at the Millennium summit of the United Nations at the turn of century were selected, and presented as Millennium Development Goals for September 2015, which sought to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger, achieve universal primary education, promote gender equality and empower women, reduce child mortality, improve maternal health, combat common diseases like HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB etc, ensure environment sustainability and develop global partnership for development.
Today social media is most used mean for interactions among people, in which they create, share and exchange information and ideas in virtual communities and networks build on the ideological and technological foundations of web. The numbers of people spending time on social media are increasing day by day because of accessibility, usability, immediacy etc. Continue reading
Yearly millions of young people complete their degrees from various universities, some drop out on the way, and some never attend the formal education system because of livelihood problems……..these all youths enter the job market. They all posses heterogeneity in their social, cultural, economic aspects, and on needs, interests and aspirations too and skills and capabilities too. Constantly all are on the run of searching ‘work’ that is decent ‘for them’. Some are running for ‘need’ of work, some for ‘aspirations’ and some ‘interest’. Do this planet met all this??
Generally life period between children and adulthood, there is no global consensus on age boundary, however UN has declared 15-24 age groups as youth and it varies from country to country. Well whatever the age boundaries be, these group of people are characterized by their courage, enthusiasm, innovativeness, inquisitiveness, confidence that guides their way of life. This group constitutes large part of world population. They have special concerns and responsibilities towards today’s environmental conditions. So are considered important stakeholders (in recent days…) in different aspects of
For me environment is everything that makes up our surroundings, particularly social and biophysical conditions and their interaction that affects our ability to live on. Social conditions may be culture, norms, values etc, likewise the air we breathe, the water that covers most of the earth’s surface, the plants and animals around us, etc constitute the biophysical conditions.