Entries by AIESEC

What are the Sustainable Development Goals?

We’ve been talking a lot about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) or the “global goals,” in 2015, and we’ve taken information from sources like the United Nations and The Guardian to help you summarize the SDG’s briefly. The sustainable development goals (SDGs) are a new, universal set of goals, targets and indicators that UN member states will […]

All AIESEC members are safe after Nepal Earthquake

As of right now, all of our AIESEC members, including exchange participants are safe and sound in Nepal. They are in a protected area says President of AIESEC in Nepal Sveta Nikolaeva. She tells us that all of the people are staying outside the buildings and there is limited access to the internet, but they are […]

We Are One: Reflections Of Being An Immigrant

Last week, I was surprised by the news in South Africa that morning. Some of my friends wrote to me saying that some people were attacking immigrants and foreigners — there was an anti-immigrant movement going on. I was very shocked and was reminded about my past. Back when I was living in Lisbon in 2005, I remember going to […]

Sustainable Leadership for Sustainable Development

It’s not often that we consider one of the most important traits of a leader to be “sustainable”. However, the question of sustainability is a growing concern in leadership. It is not enough to have just one good leader—but rather, a generation of good leaders. This is how change happens. AIESEC is an organization dedicated […]

Let’s Take Action for Women, Everyday

Contributed by: Tala Mansi If you have seen the hashtags #Makeithappen, #GoGirl, #IWD2015, #SHE flooding your Twitter and Facebook, you have probably figured out today is International Women’s Day. Around the world today, we celebrate women and the progress we have made in gender equality as well as looking forward to making more real changes […]

UN Women’s Message on IWD15

In her message for International Women’s Day 2015, UN Women Executive Director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka says gender parity must be reached before 2030, so that the sluggish trajectory of progress that condemns a child born today to wait 80 years before they see an equal world can be reversed. She calls on all countries to “step […]

What inspired me to come back to AIESEC

With a youth population in Cambodia under the age of thirty making up 68% of the 14.8 million people and a GDP growth rate of 7%, Cambodia is a young country with a lot of energy and potential. The Global Leaders Summit 2015 in Phnom Penh hosted by AIESEC brings together 200 young leaders from […]