Maria Nitzsch Hastrup has not received any gifts yet
Her hair is braided in beautiful braids, she is always smiling and is laughs easily. She is an African woman and has had much hardship throughout her young life.
Beatrice is 26 years old and living in Kenya. She works at the University of Nairobi, but what might be more important is the fact that she is a girl guide in Kenya Girl Guides Association.
When Beatrice saw climate change affecting her city, Nairobi, Beatrice could not help but take action: …Continue
We mentioned briefly on Saturday that we were successful in getting non-formal education back in the outcome document. I think we’ve recovered enough to tell you all about it…Continue
News from Rio +20
They are taking away our right to speak out!
In the first proposal of a text, there was a paragraph about an ombudsman/high commissionaire for future generations. In the new text proposed by Brazil this has been taken out and we as youth have lost our voice in the negotiations.
Old men in suits are now taking decisions on our behalf, controlling our future and it seems both stupid and unfair.
Please take action all, who…Continue
Today has been a day for getting our voices heard and promoting the WAGGGS key messages.
Whilst many members of the delegation were out around the Rio+20 conference interacting in side events and being a visible, active group; somewhere, deep in Riocentro (the conference centre), a crack team of super delegates were working on policy with many of the major groups.
A couple of sentences
One key issue for today has been surrounding the weakening of…Continue