21 February 2020

A great day at the Summer Opportunities Fair

We were thrilled to meet so many students at the Summer Opportunities Fair at York St John University. We were truly humbled by how many students showed an interest in our organisation. It was a great way of introducing ourselves and feeling part of the community in York.   We had a good old chinwag […]

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25 January 2020

Good Neighbours Nicaragua joined the Nicaragua’s School Entrepreneurship programme

Good Neighbours Nicaragua agreed a partnership with Teach a Man to Fish (www.teachamantofish.org.uk) and to also participate in Nicaragua’s School Entrepreneurship programme in 10 schools for 150 students. This programme supports student and teachers in schools to plan, run and develop a School Business in 2020. Nicaragua’s School Enterprise Challenge and Teach a Man to […]

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20 December 2019

Good Neighbours attended the 1st Global Refugee Forum

Good Neighbours International recently attended the 1st Global Refugee Forum in Geneva, Switzerland (16-18 December 2019). Governments, international financial organisations, business leaders, humanitarian and development actors, refugees, and civil society representatives participated in the discussion on topics such as;  arrangements for burden and responsibility sharing, education, jobs and livelihoods, energy and infrastructure, solutions, and protection […]

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29 November 2019

Mongolian Children raise their voices in parliament

In commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, Good Neighbours Mongolia launched a campaign to deliver a resolution to the Mongolian government on the theme of “Children can affect government policy” from 10-20 November 2019. Mongolia joined the UN Convention on the Rights of […]

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25 November 2019

Orange the World against Gender-Based Violence

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign from 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, to 10 December, Human Rights Day. Across the world and in different contexts, women and girls universally experience rape, sexual violence, and abuse. From university campuses to armed conflicts, their […]

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12 November 2019

Emergency Response for Mindanao Earthquakes

The Philippines was struck by a series of earthquakes in Mindanao, the countries southernmost group of islands, in October 2019. With magnitudes reaching over 6.5, communities were devastated with many children, families, communities and schools needing aid and assistance. Good Neighbours distributed hygiene kits to the 10,000 victims within the earthquake-stricken area in the province […]

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22 October 2019

A community-wide earthquake drill in the Philippines

The Philippines is strategically located in the Pacific and known for its paradise-like tropical sceneries but is also prone to natural disasters. Every year the country is frequented by disasters such as typhoons, earthquakes, floods among others things. The Government of the Philippines priorities programmes and services for the strengthening of community resiliency, particularly their […]

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18 September 2019

Our hunger project published in World Development journal

A research paper on the performance of the Saemaul Zero Hunger Community (SZHC) project to improve food security, income generation, education and infrastructure has been published in journal 124 of world renowned World Development journal. Good Neighbours Tanzania and Good Neighbours Bangladesh worked alongside Good Neighbours Korea and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) […]

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10 September 2019

Report launched in Cambodia on drug prevention

A National Youth Forum on “Drug Prevention and Youth Development” was held on Tuesday 03rd September, 2019 in Phnom Penh. The event, a collaboration between Good Neighbours Cambodia (GNC) with the government ministries of National Authority for Combating Drug (NACD), Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) and Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training Affair […]

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15 August 2019

Creating a voice for the youth of Zambia

On the 12th August, Good Neighbours Zambia participated in the 2019 International Youth Day commemorations. Hosted by the United Nations in collaboration with the Ministry of Sport, Youth and Child Development, the day was an opportunity for governments and other stakeholders to draw attention to issues that concern youth worldwide, and for the youth to […]

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