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O          MEDIA RELEASE 15.02.17   The EU-funded None in Three project announces the publication of its new research report: TWENTY-ONE LESSONS: PREVENTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE CARIBBEAN. Published by the University of Huddersfield Press in the UK, the report has been widely distributed across the region […]


    Organised sport should not be used to engage children in physical activity as it alienates them from taking part in regular exercise, according to the chief executive of Fit For Sport. Addressing industry delegates at Leisure Industry Week in Birmingham, Dean Horridge said that the way we engage […]

Organised Sport Does Not Engage Children In Physical Activity


  “LifeLines is a monthly column dedicated to addressing issues of mental, behavioural, and social health. The column is written by professionals in the field of social work, mental health, and community medicine“. Many argue that moral development and a sense of caring are values to be fostered at home […]

Back to Basics – Understanding Morality and Moral Development



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PRESS RELEASE   Young Leaders will collaborate with UN Secretary-General’s Envoy on Youth to help end poverty, combat climate change and reduce inequality     The United Nations today launched a new initiative to recognize exceptional young people who are leaders in the effort to end poverty, combat climate change […]

UN launches worldwide search for exceptional young leaders to help ...   Recently updated !


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  LIFELINES “LifeLines is a monthly column dedicated to addressing issues of mental, behavioural, and social health. The column is written by professionals in the field of social work, mental health, and community medicine”     As a branch of the Ministry of Education with specific responsibility for the nation’s […]

Instil Values, Build Strong Children, Secure the Future


Winner of the Courts OECS Reading Competition
PRESS RELEASE (EMU) – St. Kitts, March 7, 2016: Representative of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis Federation Hrishikesh Srinivasan (Pronounced Ricky Keesh Rinvasan) student of the Maude Crosse Preparatory School of Nevis has won the Courts OECS Reading Competition 2016.

SKN Wins Courts OECS Reading Competition 2016



  COMMUNITY NOTICE   (EMU) – St. Kitts, The Youth For Human Rights Awareness Project will take a huge step on Saturday February 27th by way of its Human Rights Club Induction Workshop. The workshop which will be held at the Bird Rock Beach Hotel seeks to open discussions for […]

Youth for human rights awareness club to be launched


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Russell Williams   In September St. Kitts-Nevis UNESCO Secretariat hosted the first OECS Conference on the Ethical Dimensions of Internet Use and Cyber Security. The Conference drew on expertise from International agencies, and data from the US and Europe. What became abundantly clear was the need for the OECS and […]

Parents Must See Social Media Through a Teen’s Lens


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              Russell Williams   While at the recently held conference on The Ethical Use of the Internet hosted by UNESCO in St Kitts & Nevis, we spoke with Mr. Briggs Deloach of the Berkman Centre-Harvard University about the work done at the Centre and […]

Youths Still Seek Adult Guidance When Using Social Media



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Russell Williams     The Royal St. Kitts Marriott resort was the venue for the inaugural UNESCO Conference held under the theme, The Ethical Dimension of the Information Society and Internet Privacy, which began Wednesday 23rd  September. The Opening Ceremony received remarks from St. Kitts and Nevis Deputy Prime Minister […]

The First UNESCO OECS Conference on the Ethical Use of ...


Russell Williams   How are we to avoid new disparities in the development of knowledge societies? How are we to ensure that everybody can enjoy freedom of expression through the Internet and new media? How are we to ensure principles of mutual respect and the observance of human rights on-line? […]

UNESCO St. Kitts-Nevis To Host Regional Workshop on Ethical Use ...


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Russell Williams     The St. Lucia Public Service Training   Institute was the venue for the opening of St. Lucia’s ICT Week, on Monday 10th August. The event is a multi-stakeholder event, coordinated by the St. Lucia CARCIP (Caribbean Regional Communications Infrastructure Project) office. Stakeholders include the Government of St. […]

ICT Week off to Great Start in St. Lucia