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H.M. Queen Silvia Attends ‘In Light of Youth’ Event in Washington, D.C.

On November 28th, H.M. Queen Silvia attended Mentor USA's benefit event at the Embassy of Sweden in Washington D.C. The event brought together influencers from business and government compassionate about the health and wellbeing of young people.

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Mentor Launches Its First International, Digital, Collaborative Campaign

Today, the Swedish-based non-profit organization, Mentor International, launches its first global social media campaign #myteenageme coordinated on three different continents and in multiple countries around the world.

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Mentor UK Launches “The Parents’ Handbook”

Mentor UK, in cooperation with Adfam, an organization working to improve the lives of family members affected by the drug or alcohol use of a loved one, released “The Parents’ Handbook” as a free resource for parents and carers.

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A Mentor Is a Friend and Role Model

Today is #GivingTuesday, a global giving movement built by individuals, families, organizations, businesses, and communities around the world to encourage people to come together to support and champion the causes they believe in and the communities in which they live.

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What Would You Say to Your 15-Year Old Self?

Last month, Mentor Sweden took over Stockholm’s Central Station and transformed the main hall into a “Mentor Day” for adults and teenagers to meet. It was a full day packed with competitions, choir and dance performances, interviews with astronauts, panel discussions with business leaders and “micro-mentoring.”

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A Time for Action

"The current system is failing refugee and migrant children. States have a responsibility to uphold their rights and protect all children within their borders, without exception."
UNICEF Report, May 2017

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Celebrating International Day of Families

The goal of this day is to raise awareness of the role of families in promoting lifelong learning opportunities for children and youth, however a family is constituted.

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Depression Can Be Treated. The First Step is Talking.

Thoughts of the future can be overwhelming for adolescents and young people; they can cause anxiety and depression. It is so important for teenagers to have someone who will listen and to whom they can talk.

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Mentoring Can Change a Life

Mentoring provides meaningful connections and is rewarding for both the mentee and mentor. In this interview from a mentoring pair in Sweden, mentee, Benedicta, and mentor, Sandra, discuss the impact this relationship has had on both of their lives.

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Mentoring Makes a Difference

Imagine a world where every young person had a caring adult in their life to help them reach their full potential. This is what we at Mentor International work toward every single day and why we are thrilled to celebrate International Mentoring Day.

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