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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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Monday 28 November 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's unemployment statistics are grim, with youth unemployment reaching as high as 40% in rural areas, according to some estimates. The Tonga Youth Employment and Entrepreneurship (TYEE), a Non-Government Organisation that was set up due to the high rate of unemployment in Tonga, has helped 175 young people gain employment. TYEE celebrated its second anniversary on Friday, November 25.
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Friday 18 November 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A $35 million pa’anga Youth Employment Project financed by the World Bank to be handled by the Government of Tonga starting in July 2017, will see funds disbursed over four-years to address youth unemployment in Tonga where the problems of idle youth are enormous and related to youth related anti-social behaviour and criminal activity.
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Tuesday 15 November 2016

London, England
Joshua Savieti, the co-founder of ICON Creative Tonga in Nuku'alofa, who uses dance and music to engage disaffected youth, received the Commonwealth Youth Worker of the Year for the Pacific Award in London on November 10.
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Wednesday 26 October 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has made an investment in its children by making a commitment to the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the visiting UNICEF Representative to the Pacific Mr Sheldon Yett observed. He attended an event celebrating United Nations Day and the launch of Cyber Safety week at Fa’onelua Convention Centre in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 5 September 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Non-Profit Organisation, Tonga Youth Employment and Enterpreneurship today launched a new recruitment website and donated computers that will assist their work in supporting youths access to information, trainings and job opportunities.
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Thursday 28 July 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tonga Secondary Schools Brass Band Music Festival held in Tongatapu and Vava'u last week, is a joint initiative by Tonga Police and secondary school principals that brings youth together in a strategy to prevent and reduce crimes like school fights.
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