This Sunday we will celebrate International Youth Day, and it's particularly timely that this year's theme is “Building a Better World: Partnering with Youth.” Secretary Clinton has made partnership a key part of her agenda. Young people comprise more than half the world's population and we know that we must recognize them as genuine partners. We've seen that in countries where young people have opportunities to advance in business, civic participation, and education, societies are more stable.
President Obama and Secretary Clinton have reaffirmed our continued commitment to building a strong partnership with a free and democratic Iraq. Moving forward, one of the many areas where we hope to build on this relationship will ... Read Post
Today is International Youth Day (IYD), marking the close of the United Nations' International Year of Youth -- but not of America's commitment to young people. The theme for International Youth Day is "Change Our World" -- an accur... Read Post
August 12 is International Youth Day, and this year's theme is "Building a Better World by Partnering with Youth." As an intern with USAID's Outreach Program in Ethiopia, I recently spent a week working with 560 young people between... Read Post