Back in March, when the world was thrown in a loop because of the pandemic, a friend and I spoke what we would do after lockdown/quarantine was over. I said, I'd go to a Korean BBQ.
Being stuck at home during these trying times can be so tedious. But at least, we're not fending off a zombie apocalypse. We'd have to settle at home and be content with whatever form of entertainment that we have for an indefinite period. After all, that's as close as most of us could be a hero - by staying at home to reduce the chances of viral transmissions. Luckily, we have TV and the Internet to keep us at least a little bit entertained during these trying times. The three hidden gems I'm about to share here also deal with the themes of isolation, loss, and uncertainties. But, with the sheer force of human resilience - these programs have also shown that everyone can find their purpose and place in the world.
The climate crisis and environmental degradation are persisting issues faced by this generation. Human recklessness is to be blamed for the current health crisis across the globe. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic that brought businesses and economies at a standstill, now more than ever, humanity is forced to rethink the unsustainable ways of our systems and even how individuals live.
The Youth Time International Movement recently held its 5th Annual Youth Global Forum where over 112 youths from over 42 different countries have participated in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The international nongovernment organization traces its roots from the first Rhodes Youth Forum where the president of Youth Time, Julia Kinash, was also present.
I’ve been invited recently to the fifth annual Youth Global Forum in Amsterdam as a journalist.