Engaging with the young in a young country.
An optimistic view on the power of youth to foster positive change unites participants at the first National Youth Conference in South Sudan coconvened by UNESCO
Student’s Press Club launched ahead of the World Radio Celebrations in Juba
University of Juba Journalism student with a radio during launch of the students press club in Juba © UNESCO
East Rennell makes up the southern third of Rennell Island the southernmost island in the Solomon Island group in the western Pacific Rennell 86 km long x 15 km wide is the largest raised coral atoll in the world The site includes approximately 37000 ha and a marine area extending 3 nautical miles to sea A major feature of the island is Lake Tegano which was the former lagoon on the atoll The lake the largest in the insular Pacific 15500 ha is brackish and contains many rugged limestone islands and endemic species Rennell is mostly covered with dense forest with a canopy averaging 20 m in height Combined with the strong climatic effects of frequent cyclones the site is a true natural laboratory for scientific study The site is under customary land ownership and management
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