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Intercultural Connections at the heart of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Jena GCC 2022: The second day at the Global Citizenship Convention 2022 included intercultural performances, a DEI session, collaborative insights and much more!

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#JenaGCC2022 Begins: Connect, Empower, Transform!

The Global Citizenship Convention 2022 kicked off in Jena, Germany with the official welcome ceremony on the 15th of October! Read on to dive into some interesting insights, conversations and captured moments!

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NOLA Tech Tap 2022: Pioneering sustained livelihoods in greater New Orleans

The NOLA Tech Tap: Community Ideathon unraveled from 15-17 September 2022, converging innovative minds from the Greater New Orleans Area to further the goal of sustainability via technological solutions. Read on for an in-depth analysis of its impact!

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Accelerating Resilient Action on the SDGs during a global pandemic

The second iteration of the SDG Innovation Challenge confirmed our inferences thus far: connecting young talent around practical challenges relating to the SDGs with different tools, skills, and mindsets is a much-needed approach and empowers communities to tackle pressing issues together. Read on for details!

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Press Release: The Melton Foundation joins hands with Nisum to co-organize NOLA Tech Tap 2022

The NOLA Tech Tap: Community Ideathon 2022 brings together young people in New Orleans to develop and pitch a project idea to further sustainable livelihood in their community with the aid of technology.

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Commonwealth Youth Forum 2022 – Leading the Future

The Commonwealth Youth Forum (CYF) 2022 took place in Kigali, Rwanda from 19-21 June 2022 under the theme of 'Taking Charge of the Future'. A delegation of Melton Fellows attended the event and came back with experiences that enriched their Global Citizenship skillset and capacity!

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Equality for All – A collection of stories from Africa

Equality is a fundamental human right for all to enjoy. It has been given special importance in the UN Human Rights Charter and is present in the Sustainable Development goals with regards to access to education, clean water, health and socio-economic growth. The term ‘equality’ blankets a lot of the basic principles needed in global communities.

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Connecting in Pride

On 2nd July 2022, the Melton Foundation hosted a Virtual Townhall to connect around stories, share laughs, increase awareness, and celebrate LGTBQI+ pride together!

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Dillard University Campus Visit 2022 : Inspiring Changemakers

Starting 19th April 2022, a cohort of Melton Fellows embarked on a journey to Dillard University, New Orleans. Fellows from Chile, Ghana, India, Germany, and the USA congregated to showcase social impact projects, participate in events centered around global citizenship, engage in discussions, and build camaraderie through activities like campus tours!

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SIETAR Europa Congress 2022 and Jena Hub Visit : Reinforcing Global Citizenship

The Melton Foundation found itself involved in two events lately: the SIETAR Europa Congress 2022 in Malta and the Jena Hub Visit 2022! While Melton Foundation ambassadors discussed intercultural interactions and collaboration at the Congress, the Executive Office team members paid a visit to Melton Fellows in Jena, Germany to facilitate an exchange of ideas. 

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