Paul Watson marches in the first Youth Day Parade held in Osh, Kyrgyzstan that Global ARC staff helped to organize
The Global ARC staff have completed a number of international Community Youth Development Projects. Below is a brief description of some of those projects:
( Kingston, Jamaica ) Co-designed a national youth development strategy for the country of Jamaica that was funded by USAID. The strategy was implemented by the newly formed Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture.
(Central Asia) Wrote an Occasional Paper applying domestic youth development experience in an international context, focusing specifically on the staff experience with the Community Action Investment Program in Central Asia.
(Central Asia) Provided training and technical assistance in the area of establishing Youth/Adult Partnerships, which facilitated cooperative efforts in democracy building and community development in two Central Asia countries, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as a part of the Community Action Investment Program.
(Central Asia) Organized a national association of youth serving NGOs in two Central Asia countries, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as part of the Community Action Investment Program.
(Central Asia): Provide training on the formal integration of youth into USAID’s Community Action Investment Program in Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Staff was also responsible for developing a youth strategy for in both countries.
(Tijuana, México) In conjunction with the Bilateral Safety Corridor Coalition, - Co-designed a bilateral approach to human trafficking and child sexual exploitation.
( Nitovak, Biljimeer, the Netherlands) Co-designed and facilitated a community youth development program for approximately 120 high-risk immigrant youth between the ages of 12 - 18 years old.
(City of East London, South Africa) - Developed and implemented a community youth development program for police and youth to reduce crime and promote partnerships in community building
( Biljimeer, the Netherlands) Co-designed and facilitated a month long community empowerment training comprised of leadership development, economic development, community building and project development for 40 participants from 10 different African countries. Results included over eight initiatives developed and implemented by participants.
(Cairo, Egypt) Co-designed the International Institute for Community Youth Development with 25 participants from 11 different countries attending an Institute for Cultural Affairs (ICA) Conference
Additional International Activities