Yearly Archives: 2015

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GENDER-SENSITIVE GOVERNANCE

By | May 9th, 2015|INSPIRE|

Gender-sensitive Governance - What does it look like and how can we work towards it? By Judyannet Muchiri Social Media Editor, NAYD. Governance involves a series of complex decision making within interconnected levels in the society through which authority is exercised. The levels of governance at the household, local community, national, regional and global all [...]

UNIVERSITE INTERNATIONALE POUR LA PAIX

By | May 3rd, 2015|INSPIRE|

Theme : "Our differences a force for peace and contributing to good governance." Nonviolence is a voice output for all security crises and agitations which are currently be seen today on the surface of planet earth. On the one hand individuals who demand good governance and the other young manipulate and exploit that flows into a [...]

GHANA DEVELOPING COMMUNITIES ASSOCIATION (GDAC)

By | May 1st, 2015|INSPIRE, ORGANISATION OF THE MONTH|

Introduction Ghana Developing Communities Association (GDCA) is an umbrella organization that is formed by many organizations working for the ultimate good of the community in different thematic areas like governance, gender and mobilization of the community. GDCA’s main philosophy is that people are capable of leading the change that they desire for themselves and in [...]

GARISSA ATTACK: WE SHALL NOT FORGET.

By | April 15th, 2015|Uncategorized|

By Judyannet Muchiri, NAYD Social Media Editor When 147 young people die in a single day there is a problem. When these people are shot to their deaths there is an even bigger problem. This is what happened in Garissa University College where militants broke into the university and injured and killed students. To start [...]

We Yone Child foundation (WYCF) Sierra Leone

By | April 1st, 2015|INSPIRE, ORGANISATION OF THE MONTH|

A BRIEF HISTORY In 1996, Santigie Bayo Dumbuya was captured from his village and forced to fight for the Revolutionary United Front during Sierra Leone’s devastating Civil War. He was 12 years old. Over the next 3 years Santigie lived the life of a child soldier – frequently intoxicated and constantly exposed to danger and [...]

LET’S RUN AN ADVOCACY CAMPAIGN

By | March 3rd, 2015|INSPIRE|

SIX STEPS TO ADVOCACY By Judyannet Muchiri Social Media Editor, NAYD Late last year I attended a session on advocacy that was within a conference focused on Alcohol Policy. These steps were given by Dr. Katherine Brown the director of The Institute of Alcohol Studies  http://www.ias.org.uk/Home.aspx  and though they were meant to address alcohol policy issues they [...]

NGO OF THE MONTH- MARCH, 2015

By | February 28th, 2015|INSPIRE, ORGANISATION OF THE MONTH|

As the year 2015 begins and the shift in the development agenda occurs towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) the question will be how to arrive at these goals sustainably while at the same time respecting the planetary boundaries. It is expected that the population will also increase with the number of people standing at [...]

‘The new SDGs are just a smokescreen for Aid that benefits a few’

By | February 24th, 2015|INSPIRE|

Sustainable Development Goals will be replacing the Millenium Development Goals at the end of 2015....but will the money used to deliver them actually deliver sustainable development? On the 21st of February NAYD held its first Google hangout in 2015 which brought young people to discuss the Sustainable Development Goals that will shape the next phase [...]

How relevant is 2015 to Africa?

By | February 15th, 2015|INSPIRE|

By Nkhensani Valoyi We have eventually reached the year that everyone has been waiting for, the end of MDGs, the beginning of implementation of SDGs, Action 2015 and just about a year where the African Youth is alive with so many possibilities of change. A very interesting trend though that I have been following on [...]

CITY OF REFUGE-FRIENDS CLUB, NIGERIA

By | January 31st, 2015|INSPIRE, ORGANISATION OF THE MONTH|

City of Refuge – Friends Club is a vibrant youth organization (non-governmental and non-profit making) which reaches out to the disadvantaged, prisoners, and the youths in the areas of free education, capacity building, rehabilitation and recreation. The organization is based known for its model of free education for the disadvantaged.  City of Refuge was founded [...]