Monthly Archives: August 2011

Colima wins “Change Your World 2011”

Congratulations to Colima! The Colima City Hall, in partnership with Colima’s Institute of Planning (IPCo), was declared a winner last week in the contest Change your World 2011, a contest organized by Global Changemakers and the United Nations. For Colima’s entry … Continue reading

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Systems Thinking

Eric Brown is our Youth-Led Development Officer, and manages our International Youth Internship Program. Eric did a study tour in Malmö, Sweden, this past spring. He uses his experience there to discuss systems thinking and how it can be applied … Continue reading

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The Reality of Recycling

Clara Blakelock just finished a 6-month CIDA / IYIP internship in San Fernando, Philippines. Her work focused on waste management. Thanks for the great article, Clara! ~  ~ I think the reason that I’ve always focused my environmental work and education … Continue reading

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The Six Guidelines for a Successful Ciclovía Recreativa

Ryan Guest holds an undergraduate degree in Global Studies and Spanish and recently completed his internship with Sustainable Cities through the CIDA/IYIP program. While working for the Planning Institute of Colima (IPCo), an SCI Network member, Ryan was responsible for … Continue reading

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SCI Youth Intern Profile #5 : Tiffany Tong

In the lead up to the United Nations International Youth Day on August 12th, we will be profiling 5 of our interns and the work they have done to support youth-led development around the world. ~ ~ Name: Tiffany Tong … Continue reading

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SCI Youth Intern Profile #4 : Maude Gilbert-Vanasse

In the lead up to the United Nations International Youth Day on August 12th, we will be profiling 5 of our interns and the work they have done to support youth-led development around the world. ~  ~ Name : Maude … Continue reading

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