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Useful news items from around the world of particular interest to Youth Writes users, provided via the Global Geneva Insights Group


Free course: How to Fight Misinformation Onlinegenevasolutions25 November 2021 (LINK)

Young Activists

Six young entrepreneurs, six solutions to global crises at Young Activist Summitgenevasolutions19 November 2021 (LINK)

Youth at U.N.

What young people hope to achieve at the UNswissinfo17 November 20(LINK)


4,881 Free Online Courses from Top Universitiescoursemarks1 November 2021 (LINK)

If you would like to sign up for a free version of a MOOC, please select the "Full Course, No Certificate" (edX) or "Audit" (Coursera) option. If you take the course to earn a certificate, you will be charged a fee.

Digital futures

Geneva University Digital Transformation Office: HACKADEMIA: Transforming your University through digital technology: call for projects — unige26 to 27 November 2021 (LINK)


The 10 best global universities of 2022, according to U.S. News and World Report: U.S. and U.K.cnbc26 October 2021 (LINK)


Does Knowing Your Learning Style Help You Learn Better? Science Says Nodiscovermagazine26 October 2021 (LINK)


Teaching ESG, not as easy as ABCgenevasolutions8 October 2021 (LINK)

In September, Geneva's Graduate Institute introduced for the first time a track in sustainable finance and development within its international economics master's programme. The university also plans to launch a complete master in sustainable finance and economics next year. This autumn, Geneva University's School for Economics and Management (GSEM) relaunched its master of science programme as a master in responsible management with the option to specialise in business and human rights.

Young Activists

Young activists 2021 in running for awards on 18 November 2021 in Geneva and onlineyoungactivistssummit5 October 2021 (LINK)

Their projects: Anti-cyberbullying app, bank for children's education, video games for peace, sustainable farming and climate resilience, super-corals for ocean conservation, app to prevent female genital mutilation

Swiss Digital Days: 3 November 2021

Future leaders: learn Design Thinking and help us shape the Future of Work (register, in French)digitalday6 October 2021 (LINK)

This workshop is calling for curious young talents between the ages of 15 and 29 years. Learn from a leading Design Thinking expert on how to apply this method.


Martin Jaggi, Assistant Professor in the School of Computer and Communications Sciences (IC) has won the 2021 Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching at EPFLepfl4 October 2021 (LINK)

Young designers

Lausanne graduate student floats prefabricated sauna on Lake Geneva using local wood in diploma projectdezeen3 October 2021 (LINK)

Lausanne University of Art and Design graduate Trolle Rudebeck Haar has built a pre-fabricated floating sauna, which offers views over the Alps, using local wood. Löyly is a 2.2-square-metre floating wooden sauna and was Haar's graduate Diploma Project at Lausanne University of Art and Design (ÉCAL) .


What kind of digital future do you wish for?

On Digital Day on 10 November and the six weeks before, [Digital Switzerland] will be looking at all facets of digitalization. Starting today, you can explore all your questions and hone your skills, expand your knowledge and try out new things at hundreds of events. And all of this is free of charge, online and on-site throughout Switzerland.

digitalswitzerland (LINK)

Young Activists

How can young people change the world? Top tips from a youth activist

Melati Wijsen was just 12-years-old when she co-founded Bye Bye Plastic Bags in Bali (LINK)


Nine ways you can help to save insects from extinctionsciencefocus16 September 2021 (LINK)


Study: More than half of young people think 'humanity is doomed'grist.org14 September 2021 (LINK)

"It's the first study to find that climate anxiety is connected to government inaction."


Young conservationists call for help to take a seat at the tablegenevasolutions14 September 2021 (LINK)


4,881 Free Online Courses from Top Universitiescoursemarks4 September 2021 (LINK)

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