20 Sep Environmental sustainability leads to economic development

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_facebook type="box_count"][vc_column_text]Research has shown that environmental degradation is a critical obstacle to development and economic growth: if the world continues to live on the brink, or outside of its ecological limits, it will be increasingly difficult to achieve prosperity, justice, equity and a healthy life for all. Recently an alarming number of fires...

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12 Sep International placements: a classroom without walls

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_facebook type="box_count"][vc_column_text]By Selima Mechkene Through EQWIP HUBs I was able to develop crucial life-skills for the real world as an international volunteer. Volunteering abroad for 6 months was a big step for me. After finishing my Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Sciences, I enrolled in Environment and Sustainable Development at the University of Montréal as...

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12 Aug Creating sustainable change: the impact of EQWIP HUBs youth livelihood project

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_facebook type="box_count"][vc_column_text]When Canada World Youth and Youth Challenge International launched the EQWIP HUBs project in 2015, they had an ambitious goal: to change the lives of 100,000 youth by 2020.  As leaders in global youth development, they wanted to create real, sustainable change in the lives of young women and men in 6 countries around the...

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des jeunes reçoivent des formations des compétences au CARREFOUR EQWIP Tanzania.

15 Jul Changing lives through skills training

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_facebook type="box_count"][vc_column_text]Young people, aged 15-24 account for 16% of the global population. They are almost three times more likely to be unemployed than adults and are exposed to lower quality of jobs, greater labor market inequalities, and longer and more insecure school-to-work transitions. Of the 1.2 billion youth globally, 64 million are unemployed and...

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La diversité, moteur de l’innovation : comment le projet CARREFOURs EQWIP – EQWIP HUBs modélise l’incidence positive de la collaboration culturelle

21 May Diversity drives innovation: How the EQWIP HUBs project models the positive impact of cultural collaboration

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_facebook type="box_count"][vc_column_text]What do you get when you bring together Canadian youth, local youth and local youth institutions across 6 countries, and two leading development agencies? Answer: the EQWIP HUBs project! This International Day for Cultural Diversity (for Dialogue and Development) we reflect on what can happen when diverse groups get together and collaborate to...

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19 Mar The transformative experience of being an international volunteer

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Becoming an international volunteer offers a transformative personal experience. Sherryann Boyce is an EQWIP HUBs volunteer who spent four months volunteering in Bolivia and supporting the EQWIP HUBs youth livelihood project. This is her story.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]“I went to create an impact for the lives of others, but...

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