Universities, Youth Organizations Propose New Measures for Development

Students, universities and national youth organizations in the U.S. proposed some 1,060 new solutions to address global challenges such as climate change, poverty, human rights, education, health care, and the environment during the third annual Clinton Global Initiative University meeting. The new commitments, which are approximately worth USD42 million and will benefit more than 290,000 people, include raising awareness in fighting cancer, improving access of people with disabilities to health care, supporting women survivors of war, improving education, and providing shelter.

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    Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.