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Saturday 12 October 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Climate change dialogue and increased women's representation in Parliament were two topics of debate for 27 young women who conducted a mock parliament session as part of a second Girls Takeover Parliament program on October 11.
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Wednesday 11 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A group of university students from Warrane College in Sydney have volunteered to help rebuild a community hall and Catholic chapel at Longolongo, that were destroyed by Cyclone Gita last year.
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Thursday 5 September 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Front Row Against Violence, a new program which targets youth and sports to ensure girls are empowered and have equal access to opportunities, was launched on September 5 in Nuku’alofa.
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Friday 16 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An Open Day for Youth was held in Nuku'alofa on August 14 as part of a Tonga National Youth Week.
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Wednesday 14 August 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Transforming education to make it more inclusive and accessible for all youths, was at the forefront of a National Youth Dialogue held in Nuku'alofa, today 14 August. In Tonga, more than one third of the population is under 15-years-old. By Linny Folau.
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Friday 14 June 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A lack of public spaces in Nuku‘alofa has led the Bank South Pacific (BSP) to develop activity areas for youth outside its main branch, opening an upgraded playground for children on June 8.
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Monday 12 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A three-day Tonga Youth Parliament started today, November 12 under a theme “Our Parliament-Bringing Parliament to You” at the main Chamber of the Legislative Assembly.
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Friday 2 November 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-six young women had the opportunity to conduct a mock parliament session as part of Girls Takeover Parliament Day in Tonga today, 2 November, at the Tonga Parliament in Tofoa.
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Monday 29 October 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty six representatives have been named for the 2018 Tonga Youth Parliament on November 12-14, to be held under a theme “Our Parliament-Bringing Parliament to You”.
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Friday 28 September 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga Youth Parliament will be held from November 12-14 and, in preparation, a public awareness program will be launched on October 1 by the Tonga Legislative Assembly, at the Tonga National Centre.
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Tuesday 10 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A "Stop, Block, Tell" campaign which was launched last month aimed to raise awareness among students and stop cyber bullying.
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Monday 9 July 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-eight students from seven secondary schools in Tongatapu completed Kaliloa, a Tonga Youth Leadership Program on June 29, at the Police College in Longolongo.
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Tuesday 26 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Thirty two students from seven secondary schools in Tongatapu will camp for one week at the Police Training School as part of the Kaliloa Tonga Youth Leadership Program which started on June 23, at the Police College in Longolongo.
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Friday 15 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Joshua Sefesi has won the Queen’s Young Leader Award this year for his work in raising awareness among young people on sexual reproductive health and women’s rights in Tonga. He will receive the award personally from HM Queen Elizabeth II later this month.
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Thursday 19 April 2018

London, United Kingdom
Usman Iftikhar (27) from Australia was awarded the Commonwealth Young Person of the Year by Prince Harry in London this week.
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Friday 8 December 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-five students from five secondary schools in Tongatapu completed Kaliloa, a Tonga Youth Leadership Program on December 8, at the Police Headquarters in Longolongo.
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Friday 22 September 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Some 35 girls from various secondary schools in Tongatapu are holding a Girls Empowerment Camp from September 19-23 as part of activities marking the International Day of Peace.
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Wednesday 26 July 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seventeen young Tongans were awarded Work Readiness Training Program certificates last Friday, 21 July after completing the two-week course with The Tonga Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (TYEE).
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Tuesday 23 May 2017

Auckland, New Zealand
Tongan youth suicide prevention must be inclusive of the family, according to new research that shows that Tongan youth in New Zealand have to navigate their way between two or more ethnic identities. This tension contributes to feelings of alienation and disconnect.
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Wednesday 7 December 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Elizabeth Kite from Tonga is one of 60 young people selected across the Commonwealth to receive the prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award from HM Queen Elizabeth II at a ceremony in London next year.
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