Monthly Archives: August 2015

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SOMALI YOUTH VOLUNTARY GROUP ASSOCIATION (SOYVGA)

By | August 31st, 2015|INSPIRE, NGO OF THE MONTH|

eptember this year is an important month for Africa in terms of development. The process of arriving at SDGs which has been long and involving different stakeholders will culminate at these SDGs being adopted by UN Member States. There are many young people out there doing amazing work at the community in different capacities and [...]

NAYD DRC member NEW DAY tells us about their activities

By | August 27th, 2015|INSPIRE|

Sustainable waste management and urban sanitation in Bukavu In the Democratic Republic of Congo, poor waste management is one of the causes of disease and pollution in several cities.In Bukavu, the people do not know that hundreds of thousands of tonnes of waste are piling up all over the city. The lack of good waste [...]

US President – Barack Obama’s Impact on African Youth

By | August 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|

In July 2015, US President Barack Obama became the first sitting President to visit the Horn of Africa, as well as Kenya, his father's place of birth. Obama was also the first US President to speak to the African Union at its headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. During his visit to Africa, the President met [...]

International Youth Day organised by NAYD and Partners at the Hillstation Hotel JOS, NIGERIA August 2015

By | August 17th, 2015|INSPIRE|

    International Youth Day began with a radio program at the 101.5 Unity FM studio Rayfield Jos. NAYD and her partners were at the studio to discuss the IYD and imperatives of Action2015 SDGs. It featured discussions and phone-in session to answer the public's questions about International Youth Day.   There was a Rally [...]

International Youth Day in Bay, Benadir and Lower Shebelle, SOMALIA 12th AUGUST 2015

By | August 17th, 2015|INSPIRE|

NAYD member Somali Youth Voluntary Group Association (SOYVGA) aims to raise awareness of the importance of youth participation and investing in youth; to encourage mutual understanding among youth and create a platform of interaction by organizing events that enhances participation and open discussions on issues that affect their lives as youth and take actions to [...]

Climate Change Science and Negotiations

By | August 6th, 2015|INSPIRE|

Students recently completed the Climate Change Science and Negotiations Course organised over 3 months by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) led by Professors Jeffrey Sachs and Emmanuel Guerin. The aim of the course was to give its students a better understanding of the science of climate change and the complexities in potential negotiations so [...]

FREEDOM FROM HUNGER CAMPAIGN (FFHC) GAMBIA

By | August 3rd, 2015|INSPIRE, NGO OF THE MONTH|

With a rapidly growing population and the growth in technology that is expected to improve life expectancy there is need to account for how this population will be fed. Sustainable Development Goal number 2 aims at ending hunger, achieving food security, improving nutrition and promoting sustainable agriculture. Food, without a doubt will play a major [...]