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Magazine scouts for stories on peace

27 September 2016

As a lead-up to the peace celebrations this week, the YOSI magazine editorial team are calling on young writers, photographers and artists to contribute to the upcoming Peace Issue.

The next issue have the theme of “The Peace Issue: Young people uniting for a better future.” Young people are encouraged to write, take photos or create art and design about peace and focus on the future they want.

The next issue the magazine is being created in partnership with UNDP’s Peacebuilding Fund. This issue is a chance for young people to come out and talk about peace, encouraging others to work together and create a space where we can all be positive about our future and not hold back on our chance to be part of a good cause.

Young people can contribute their writing, photography and art to the magazine. Articles in the magazine will include stories on topics like cultural and national Identity, law and order, inequality, land and resources, corruption and other issues on a level that young people can relate to. 

YOSI Magazine has been an avenue for young people to voice out their concerns, encourage youth to push forward despite barriers that may seem impossible, work hard to achieve their dreams and be positive about their perspective in life and doing something outside of the trend.

Moreover it is a chance for young people to have their say, share their talent and inspire other young people. It has been a success for the team which has come from a collective effort by both the editorial team and the young contributors who have contributed from the last five collections.

The recent issue YOSI five is out now with the theme: “Narawei young people driving change,” highlights the boldness that young people are encouraged to take up and do something different and beneficial to everyone that is around them.

Free YOSI magazine Issue 5 is available at the [email protected] office, also for those who are not able to come to the office but are interested to read it, the digital copy is also available on this link; .

Anyone who is interested in contributing to the magazine is encouraged to come to the [email protected] office, Art Gallery to talk to our team, call us on 25278 or email [email protected]

YOSI issue 6 is sponsored by UNDP Peacebuilding Fund [email protected] programme is implemented by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community in partnership     with Solomon Islands Ministry of National Unity, Peace and Reconciliation, the Ministry of Commerce, Industries, Labour and Immigration, the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, and the Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs with funding from the Queens Young Leaders Programme (UK), the Australian Government Aid Programme, the Pacific Leadership Programme and Plan International.  [email protected] is an initiative to tackle youth unemployment in Solomon Islands and to help youth of the Solomon Islands find pathways to employment and entrepreneurship.

- [email protected] Communications


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