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Youth Caravan sets off towards COP 17 in Durban  
Nairobi, 14 Nov 11
About 200 youth from Kenya and Norway began a caravan that is going from Nairobi, Kenya and ending two weeks later at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change's conference (COP-17) in Durban, South Africa.
Strong commitment on disaster risk in Myanmar  
Yangon, 25 Oct 11
Myanmar, a country prone to natural hazards, has shown positive progress in the areas of early warning, emergency preparedness and responses in recent years. Now, the Government is stepping up cooperation with global and regional partners to reach its long-term target of becoming a disaster resilient country.
Kenyan Youth on the Road to Rio +20  
Nairobi , 20 Oct 11
Kenyan youth representing 24 local NGOs working with young people came together last week to deliberate and provide input into the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio +20), to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from June 4-6, 2012.
The passing of a giant – Nobel Peace Laureate Wangari Maathai  
Nairobi, Kenya, 26 Sept 11
The first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, Wangari Maathai of Kenya, died overnight at a Nairobi hospital. Her organization, the Green Belt Movement, said Wangari had been undergoing cancer treatment. She was 71.
Secretary-General sorrow at Kenya explosion  
Nairobi, 12 Sept 11
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed his sorrow and sympathy for the families of the victims of a petrol pipeline explosion in a dense Nairobi slum on Monday which claimed scores of lives and left many injured.
President Museveni launches Youth Centre  
Arua, Uganda, 19 Aug 11
As part of activities to mark this year's International Youth Day celebrations, President Yoweri Museveni opened a Youth Centre in Arua town, in the northern part of the country.
UN-HABITAT's Urban Youth Fund awards 59 small grants to urban youth-led projects in 43 countries  
Nairobi, 15 Aug 11
Now in its third year, the Urban Youth Fund established by UN-HABITAT with funding from the Government of Norway has supported several thousand young people
UN-HABITAT reaffirms commitment to youth empowerment  
Nairobi, 12 Aug 11
As the world marked this year's International Youth Day on Friday, UN-HABITAT reaffirmed its commitment to empowering the young people of the world.
Justice, dignity and real empowerment: African youths demand of world leaders  
Abuja, 29 Jul 11
Meeting in the Nigerian capital Abuja last week, youth from various African countries laid an emphatic demand on world leaders- justice, dignity and real empowerment. 
First African urban youth assembly to be held in Abuja  
Nairobi, 15 Jul 11
Young people from some 53 African countries are set to congregate in Abuja, Nigeria between 26-28 July 2011 for the first ever urban youth assembly on the continent.
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