Citizenship

The United Nations

To celebrate United Nations Day, n2k takes you through the organization, what it has achieved and how you can get involved. What is the United Nations? The United Nations work at peacekeeping and all things humanitarian. Working within the UN

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International Youth Day

n2k finds out all about International Youth Day. Your day! International Youth Day happens every year on 12th August and was initially created by the United Nations back in 1999. The purpose of the day is to highlight all sorts

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Catch21

Catch21 is the UK’s first political internet television channel based at Westminster – run by young people, for young people. We spoke to some of the people behind Catch21 and asked – why should young people today care about politics?

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What Does A Mayor Do?

Londoners have just voted for a new mayor. There are also a number of mayors around the UK, but what do they actually do? The London Mayor The most powerful mayor is the London Mayor, who is now Boris Johnson

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Let’s Change The World

Nobody’s perfect and everybody’s life has its ups and downs, but we can dream, can’t we? We asked n2k readers what one thing they’d change about the world if they could. Did they all strive to end world poverty or

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Actions Speak Louder

A new competition to celebrate the achievements of young people who have developed their own community projects gave away its first awards yesterday. More than 120 young people attended the Actions Speak Louder… event at London’s IMAX on 29 March

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UKYPS’s New TV Channel

More and more young people are finding a voice online thanks to messageboards, blogs and forums but it doesn’t end there. Thanks to video upload sites like YouTube, teenagers all over the world are able to watch videos made by

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I Made A Stand

CSV recent Make a Difference Day was the UK’s biggest day of volunteering and a chance for everyone in the UK to give time to help make a difference. Making a difference is about having fun and doing something worthwhile

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Your Views On Voting

Are you interested in politics? Do you vote or, if you’re not quite at voting age yet, would you if you could? We ask six n2k readers whether they’re into politics and find out what the electoral system means to

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He’s The Voice

Marcus Pollard, 23, is president of the European Youth Parliament (EYP) and represented the UK at the recent international session of the Parliament help in Latvia. He tells us why he thinks young people aren’t interested in politics, the issues

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