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UNESCO – looking for new youth recruits – BE QUICK

UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leaders

The NZ National Commission for UNESCO is wanting to recruit young people who are committed to promoting peace and social justice in New Zealand and the Pacific.

They are currently inviting applications from youth aged between 18 and 25 to join our UNESCO Aotearoa Youth Leaders. The group consists of young leaders who serve as advisors to the National Commissioners and ambassadors of UNESCO’s work.

The group consists of young leaders who serve as advisors to the National Commissioners and ambassadors of UNESCO’s work.

Japan’s Lifelong Learning Promotion Law

Last year the Centre for Public Impact published a review of Japan’s Lifelong Learning Promotion law, which was passed in 1990. The case study was part of a series of international policies that focus on easing the transition to retirement and later life.

Japan has a rapidly ageing population and uneven regional development. Young people are moving to the larger urban areas in search of work, leaving the elderly behind. These factors present a challenge to policy makers.