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Youth-based activities in Fiji

  • Youth from Fiji successfully complete a Youth Visioning for Island Living project that focuses on strengthening the Youth Parliament Alumni, as well as undertaking community clean-ups and HIV/AIDS awareness activities, Mar '06
  • Students from Rakiraki High School prepare a theme article on the subject 'Money in my pocket - economic and employment opportunities' (username view and password only) for the Small Islands Voice Youth Internet Forum
  • Students from Drasa Secondary School in the Western Division of Viti Levu and All Saints Secondary School in Vanua Levu join the Small Islands Voice Youth Internet Forum
  • Youth groups in Raiwaqa, Navosai, Verata, Sigatoka, Lautoka and Labasa that are committed to the concept of 'Clean X' (clean school, clean market place, clean village, clean church, clean hospital etc.) plan to work on solid waste and water management projects. These will be low investment projects.
  • Students from three Fiji schools: Rakiraki Public High School, Rakiraki; Nadi Muslim College, Nadi; Assemblies of God High School, Suva, benefited through participation in the Small Islands Voice internet-based youth forum in 2003
  • Young people from communities in Suva, Lautoka and Labasa took part in environmental outreach Open Days in August-September 2003, to discuss environmental issues and problems and to plan appropriate actions
  • Youth in Fiji are taking part in UNESCO's Digital Arts project to explore their urban environment and facilitate their involvement in community development
  • Students from Raki Raki Public High School prepare an article on drinking water quality (see http://www.sivyouth.org/?read=149 with username view and password only) for discussion on the Small Islands Voice youth forum



To get involved, contact :


Coastal Regions and Small Islands Platform
UNESCO, Paris, France
fax: +33 1 45 68 58 08

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