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DoctorX

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Equipping Young Peacemakers initiative spotlight: DoctorX written by EYP participant Ahmad Bassam     The last SDG Roundtable of the Equipping Young Peacemakers program discussed “Green Power: Building Sustainable Cities”. After learning from Omar Saif (the Regional Economic Advisor on Water, Energy, & Food Security for the Dutch Mission in the United Arab Emirates), I […]

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Lybotics

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Equipping Young Peacemakers initiative spotlight: Lybotics written by EYP participant Mohammed Zaid   I have been inspired by my fellow Equipping Young Peacemakers participants and their work on quality education. My initiative in Libya blends educational outreach with technology to enhance gender equity and sustainable development.  LYBOTICS is an active force in the field of […]

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PARACHUTE16

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Equipping Young Peacemakers initiative spotlight: PARACHUTE16 written by EYP participant Ghassan Halawa and PARACHUTE16 Coordinator Razan Abu Sharia   The first SDG Roundtable of the Equipping Young Peacemakers program highlighted youth-led initiatives in the Middle East promoting SDG8: Decent Work and Economic Growth. PARACHUTE16 is an Impact Design House specializing in entrepreneurship and innovation. We […]

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MyBeeBee

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Equipping Young Peacemakers initiative spotlight: MyBeeBee written by EYP participant Sadeer Issa   When thinking about economic opportunities in MENA, it is clear that a massive market gap exists for refugee women in underdeveloped or vulnerable areas. Unemployment rates have reached over 28% for women in Jordan after the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. Although many […]

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Inclusivity and Tolerance beyond Age and Gender

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The women’s technology and business community in Gaza combines entities that may surprise you at first. But while expressions like crises, blockade, and war are more familiar in this context, Gaza is setting an international example in terms of inclusivity and accessibility for its aspiring entrepreneurs. Young women, especially, have revealed a great hunger and […]