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Press Release: European Conference To Address Barriers To Youth Unemployment

Press Release: European Conference To Address Barriers To Youth Unemployment

Youth-led solutions to the problems facing young carers in accessing education, training and employment will be presented at the EU funded 5th IARS Annual International Conference 2017, on 27 April, 2017 (9am – 4pm) at the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in London. The conference titled “Youth-led Solutions to Unemployment: The Voices of Young […]

Community Ambassador Programme for Affinity Sutton  Young Residents in Rotherhithe (SE8 – SE16)

Community Ambassador Programme for Affinity Sutton Young Residents in Rotherhithe (SE8 – SE16)

The IARS International Institute in partnership with Affinity Sutton are pleased to launch their Community Ambassador programme 2016 for young people in Rotherhithe (SE8 & SE16). Over the course of a year, the project will engage with 12  Affinity Sutton young residents aged 13-25! Opportunities for Young Ambassadors include: Attend accredited youth-led training events Take […]

Join our Youth Advisory Board

Join our Youth Advisory Board

The IARS International Institute’s Youth Advisory Board (YAB) is recruiting. If you wish to apply, please send your CV and a brief Cover Letter to A.Demushi@iars.org.uk. Recruitment is open on a rolling basis and we always welcom new applications. The YAB is an integral part of IARS and its members hold much prestige at IARS and with […]

Press Release: IARS 4th Research and Youth Leadership Awards Winners 2015 Announced

Press Release: IARS 4th Research and Youth Leadership Awards Winners 2015 Announced

14 Young Role Models and youth projects were recognised for their roles in our communities Around 100 young people, representatives of youth organisations attended this year’s IARS Research and Youth Leadership Awards 2015, in partnership with the 99% Campaign that took place last night at the Canada Water Culture Space in London. The Awards, now […]

Press Release: The IARS International Institute celebrates in Parliament 10 yrs of Community-Led Solutions for a Fairer Society

Press Release: The IARS International Institute celebrates in Parliament 10 yrs of Community-Led Solutions for a Fairer Society

Over 100 leading figures in the international research, policy and practice arenas celebrated the 10th anniversary of The IARS International Institute at a prestigious evening reception that took place on the 4th November 2015 at the House of Commons in London. The Institute’s 10 year celebratory Impact Report was also launched at the event, demonstrating […]

Call for Nominations –  4th Annual Research and Youth Leadership Awards 2015

Call for Nominations – 4th Annual Research and Youth Leadership Awards 2015

The IARS International Institute in partnership with the 99% Campaign are pleased to announce their Annual Research and Youth Leadership Awards 2015. The Awards, now in its 4th year, aspire to celebrate, empower and reward remarkable young people and their youth initiatives locally, nationally and internationally that aim to contribute to our mission and vision and lay […]

International Question Time: Combating Hate Crime and Xenophobia through Restorative Justice: Reflections

International Question Time: Combating Hate Crime and Xenophobia through Restorative Justice: Reflections

Author: Gabriel Sanders, 99% Campaign team member and IARS Communications and Policy Intern On the evening of 13 April 2015, at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, some of the most accredited and acutely aware minds of United Kingdom academia gathered to discuss restorative justice and hate crimes, the issues closest […]

Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Warm Hearts vs. Cold Blood

Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Warm Hearts vs. Cold Blood

Author: Gabriel Sanders, 99% Campaign team member and IARS Communications and Policy Intern Jet-lagged, hungry, and bedraggled, my first encounter with the London Metropolitan Police began when I sat down with several student companions at a Cromwell road restaurant for lunch. The officer had been standing at the bar with his partner, intermittently eyeing our […]