Monthly Archives: October 2012


Leaving Pittsburgh thirsty…..

By | October 30th, 2012|INSPIRE|

It all started in December 2011 during the International Conference on Aids and Sexually Transmissible Infection in Africa (ICASA) held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia when a friend from Comoros told me about an  annual event of young people. According to Ibrahim that event aims to gather young people from the world in order to empower [...]

One Young World

By | October 29th, 2012|INSPIRE|

Benedicte Kouassi of the Ivory Coast, and Chair of the Publications and Communications Committee  attended the One Young World Conference in the US in October. This is her summary report.   Where are we? Global warming, unemployment, infectious diseases, poverty, food insecurity… are some of the issues the world is facing. Many conferences have brought [...]

AYDA Launches 5 & 5 Campaign

By | October 23rd, 2012|INSPIRE|

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Five years since the declaration of a Decade for Youth Development and five years to go.  As we mark this milestone, African Youth Decade Alliance (AYDA) is launching a big campaign in Africa, which is developed and run by African youth for the benefit of African youth and through African youth. The [...]

How Can Africa’s Resources Profit Its People?

By | October 22nd, 2012|Uncategorized|

Will Africa ever harness the full potential of its natural resources to combat poverty? Join the debate of global experts in the Africa Debate in Addis Ababa at 19:00 GMT/UTC on 26thOctober. You can also post comments on ONE's website.

African Forum for Development Assistance (AFDA)

By | October 11th, 2012|INSPIRE|

African Forum for Development Assistance (AFDA), is a local non-profit, non-governmental and non-sectarian organization; instituted, staffed, and managed by a faculty of Somali professionals, Conceptualized and discussed since the mid 2010, the organization was officially launched in 2011 by a group of Somalis concerned with the civil strife and the increasing inability to respond to [...]

Global Unification trains Farmers gardeners in Dongoroba

By | October 11th, 2012|INSPIRE|

Global Unification The Gambia, a youth-led civil society organization with a main focus on environmental conservation, climate change and community development, has recently organized capacity building programme for about 300 women gardeners in the village of Dongoroba, in Jarra East, Lower River Region. The month training was part of the first phase of the organisation’s [...]

Somalia inaugurates elected president after 20 years of strife

By | October 11th, 2012|INSPIRE|

Somalia's new president Hassan Sheikh Mohamud took office on Sunday, calling for an end to terrorism and piracy in a nation mired in conflict for more than two decades. Mohamud, a teacher and activist, won the election last week against outgoing President Sheik Sharif Sheikh Ahmed by the legislative vote of 190 to 79. Among those [...]

‘Turning the Tide Together’ AIDS 2012 in retrospect

By | October 11th, 2012|INSPIRE|

It’s been a few weeks since the 19th International AIDS Conference /AIDS 2012/ organized in Washington DC ended. The week long biennial conference is the premier gathering for those working in the field of HIV, as well as policy makers, persons living with HIV and other individuals committed to ending the pandemic. AIDS 2012 present [...]