GEM/BEM Sports Progamme giving future leaders a sporting chance
March 2013 - Sixteen-year-old Ntloso is smiling wholeheartedly as he jogs around a sports field at the break of dawn. Dozens of children and young people are gathered on the same field: running, stretching and talking excitedly.
Young reporters embracing the power of storytelling
February 2013 - Youth in South Africa face a number of challenges – such as teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, HIV and high unemployment. Behind every one of these challenges, however, there are stories to be told, but not only from an adult perspective.
Award-winning youth drama Shuga: Love, Sex, Money to reach new audiences in radio format
27 June 2012 - Shuga: Love, Sex, Money will hit the airwaves today in its new radio format in six countries: Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, South Africa and Tanzania.
Making the internet safer for South Africa’s children
1 June 2012 – UNICEF has joined Government, civil society, media companies and Google to launch the South African version of the Google Online Family Safety Centre.
Young South African set to run in London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay
22 March 2012 - Moegamat Rogers from Hanover Park, Western Cape has been given the opportunity of a lifetime to run with the Olympic Torch as a result of his involvement in London 2012’s international sports legacy programme, International Inspiration.
Young people have their say on climate change
18 November 2011 - Children have the right to be heard on climate change and to be involved in the discussions and planning of mitigation and adaptation strategies, policies and plans. Hear the voices of a group of young people from KwaZulu-Natal...
Copenhagen Children's Climate Forum
Copenhagen, 4 December 2009 - Three South African youngsters were among the 164 gathered young people aged 14 to 17, gathered from all over the world, who have issued a Declaration in Copenhagen committing to personal changes in their own lives...
Media Kidocracy Konfrence 2007
5 to 10 December: Robben Island, Cape Town. Celebrating the 18th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and the international Children’s day of broadcasting.
United Nations Secretary General's study on Violence against Children: Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Children's Consultation
16 - 17 July 2005, Kopanong Conference Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Buffalo City workshop for young people
25 April 2005 - workshop for young people on issues that affect them.
2 to 4 February 2005: Africa Unite Symposium
Artists, activists and young people celebrate Bob Marley's 60th birthday