Young People and the Future: an Observation of Youth in Negombo

18 Jan 2016 by Madura Thivanka

If Negombo maintains the current practices, it will result in damaging the existing tourism status, or become a tourist destination which is full of illegal practices. So how can young people contribute to making Negombo a safe tourist destination? … Read more

12 Jan 2016 by Janani Balasubramaniam

Let’s start with accessibility. We have legislation in place, yet compliance with regulations remains an issue. Building design must incorporate features that allow accessibility and existing structures must be maintained; persons with disabilities must not be deprived of their rights to participate in public life. … Read more

Are Young People #AddingValue?

27 Nov 2015 by Muradh Mohideen

The CYF is yet to convince me that a large majority of young people can decide for themselves. Having said that, I did meet a handful of young people who are championing wonderful initiatives in their respective communities. So are young people #AddingValue? I believe some of them are. What do you think? … Read more

It’s Time for Holistic Education

25 Nov 2015 by Sulaiman Rameez

Regardless of whether it is in an air-conditioned room or an open garden with lovely trees, as long as the content of what is being taught is holistic and is sensitive and done well, our country can move along a steady upward trajectory. … Read more

Youth Enterprise: Empower & Sustain

17 Nov 2015 by Darshatha Gamage

We have to ensure that we have an enterprising young generation, who are not afraid to take risks, who are open for innovation, who can identify opportunities, who wish to impact the society and who are capable of leading others towards success. How can we instill all these in an individual? It will not be easy by any means. … Read more