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Useful news items from around the world of particular interest to Youth Writes users provided via the Global Geneva Group


Curated by Peter Hulm


Internships

Volunteer Intern, Communications and Online Media

The communications and online media volunteer intern will help increase the online visibility of Crisis Group's publications and events online and monitor the organisation's social media channels. The volunteer intern will also help draft strategies for upcoming publications, conduct research, produce content – such as social media posts – and support the communications team as needed. (LINK) — 21 January 2021

Online for kids

Planet Proctector Academy online for children aged 6-11: 26 January - 4 March 2020

Keep Cool inspires kids to become climate action superheroes and change their families' energy & transportation habits. Other courses. Sign up afterwards, too (LINK) — 19 January 2021

Youth Activists

The second Young Activists Summit on video — source — 11 December 2020

Related GLOBAL-GENEVA piece: From Scotland to Uganda, climate catastrophe to female exploitation: these young people are making a difference (LINK)

Youth speaking out

Swiss grad student: Switzerland’s updated Paris climate plan lacks sufficient ambition: "If one of the richest countries in the world is not willing to step-up its climate action, who will?" — genevasolutions — 11 December 2020

Digital

Swiss Digital Days 2020 videos released: 81 videos, 25+ hours — digitaltage — 10 December 2020

Education

Realizing the future of learning: From learning poverty to learning for everyone, everywhere — reliefweb — 2 December 2020

Earlier stories
Golden oldies
Travel Plans on Hold? You Can Visit 500 International Museums From the Comfort of Your Own Home Thanks to Google

artnet (LINK)

500 Free Online Courses From Ivy League Schools That Will Make You Smarter (and Less Stir Crazy)

inc (LINK)

Newsela online courses free for 2020 because of coronavirus

It tells teachers it is "Helping you plan and continue instruction during the COVID-19 crisis. Start by initiating your complimentary access to Newsela ELA, Newsela Social Studies, Newsela Science, and The Newsela SEL Collection through the 2019/2020 school year."

newsela (LINK)

Free online course (1-2 hours) on coronavirus

Coronavirus - What you need to know also offers certificate. Nearly 150,000 students subscribed. Rated 4.1 stars out of five.

alison (LINK)

Guide to Model UN

eurospan (LINK)

U.S. Council on Foreign Relations Presents World101, a Free Online Course That Explains the Forces Shaping Our World

CFR (LINK)

Where My Postgrad Took Me: International Strategy & Diplomacy

The Executive MSc International Strategy & Diplomacy programme at LSE IDEAS

postgraduate search (LINK)

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