How technology has strayed too far from the most basic needs of refugees

by Kelsea Suarez, July 28, 2016

  On July 18th, the United Nations Headquarters held an informal meeting to discuss the alarming rise in refugees and migrants worldwide. One out of every 113 persons in the world is a refugee, and according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), approximately 65.3 million people are forcibly displaced; of … Continue reading

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Pvblic Foundation takes part on Nelson Mandela Day

by Karolina Piotrowska, July 18, 2016

“What counts in life is not the mere fact that we have lived. It is what difference we have made to the lives of others that will determine the significance of the life we lead.”  Nelson Mandela This July 18, we honor the life of a powerful change maker for … Continue reading

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Millennials raise their voices for World Youth Skills Day

by Karolina Piotrowska, July 15, 2016

In the fall of 2014, the United Nations General Assembly declared every July 15 as World Youth Skills Day to scale up action in support of reducing youth unemployment. In 2009, youth unemployment hit a crisis peak at 76.6 million, spurring global concern for the futures of young people.The high … Continue reading

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Sustainable Development Goals, a Global Business Plan

by Karolina Piotrowska, July 14, 2016

In 2015, the era of the Millennial Development Goals (MDGs) came to an end. While the eight aspirational goals set forth sixteen years ago brought tremendous, impactful changes throughout the world, we must now set our sights forward to 2030 and come together to build a world that is both … Continue reading

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Malala Day: “We must invest in books instead of bullets”

by Karolina Piotrowska, July 12, 2016

Malala Yousafzai is the youngest person to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. Born in Pakistan’s Swat Valley on July 12, 1997, Malala lived in a popular tourist spot until the Taliban tried to take control. She attended the school her father founded and when she was just 11 years old, … Continue reading

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