Monthly Archives: January 2017

//January

EXCITE Youth Event in Singapore

By | January 30th, 2017|INSPIRE|

Over 150 guests descended on the Sustainable Living Kampung at Bottle Tree Park to witness students from six different tertiary institutions battle it out in the finale of DBS EXCITE! Youth Program, organized by Ground-Up Initiative, CEEMAN and Challenge:Future, supported by Youth in Action Program. Singapore is one of ten countries, and one of just [...]

Africa Leading the Renewable Energy Front

By | January 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Africa is a continent with one of the greatest potentials for sustainable renewable energy development. From solar to geothermal energy, Africa has all it takes. An abundance of Sun throughout the continent, an ever-present wind in the East and wide-spread desert. All these have Africa set for an interesting time ahead when the continent will be mainly powered by [...]

Commitment to the success of Sustainable Development Goals in Africa

By | January 25th, 2017|FEATURED, INSPIRE|

To the Network of African Youths for Development I write on behalf of the Organisation of African Youth to cement our commitment to the success of the Sustainable Development Goals in Africa. We have been an integral part of Africa’s participation in the consultation and formulation of the goals, and therefore have it in our [...]

Happy New Year and Happy Birth Day #SDGs

By | January 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Happy New Year and Happy Birth Day to the Sustainable Development Goals (#SDGs). Jan 1st 2016 is the first day of a more socially inclusive, environmentally friendly world...and NAYD has an important part to play in making it happen. Its hard to believe that the world committed to these goals last September, but commit they [...]

Citizen-led Advocacy and Impact: A report by Tracka Nigeria

By | January 25th, 2017|INSPIRE|

Tracka, is a tool that was launched in June 2014. Tracka (tracka.ng) is a social platform for active citizens who are interested in tracking budgets and public projects in their community. Using grassroots monitors and partners of projects located across the Federation, this approach explores the use of technology to track budgets and reports to [...]

In Conversation with Patson Malisa

By | January 23rd, 2017|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE|

Ubuntu & cooperation towhttp://nayd.kwaje.com/wp-admin/post-new.phpards development in Africa Patson Malisa is a Diplomacy Advocate, Thought Leader, Executive and Facilitator. He has served in national and continental youth platforms since the age of 18, advocating the convening of government and civil society to the dialogue forum for the advancing of policy for the Upliftment of youth. He serves [...]

In Conversation with Dr. Max Liboiron

By | January 23rd, 2017|IN CONVERSATION WITH, INSPIRE|

Community Engagement for Social Change What kind of work do you do? I’m an activist and academic, so I do a lot of my social change work through research and teaching. I run a feminist biology and technology laboratory (https://civiclaboratory.nl/), where we infuse everything we do, from choosing research projects to building scientific instruments, with [...]

Hope Land Congo

By | January 19th, 2017|INSPIRE, NGO OF THE MONTH|

  Introduction Hope Land Congo, HLC en sigle, est une association sans but lucratif qui œuvre pour faire de la République Démocratique du Congo, « un Congo Terre d’Espoir ». Vu son immense grandeur ; ses valeurs ; ses ressources et sa population, la RDC est un pays à la forme d’un continent qui voit ses espoirs s’envoler suite [...]

Help with projects

By | January 18th, 2017|NAYD HELP|

This guide takes you through, step-by-step, exactly how you can plan, run and complete a successful project in your community. We want you to use this toolkit to take action – in whatever form that might be.The following summaries have been taken from the 'Actiontoolkit' produced at the 2005 World Youth Congress, with kind permission [...]

Educational Scholarships/Resources

By | January 18th, 2017|NAYD HELP|

UNESCO UNICEF Association of Commonwealth Universities Advance Africa Forum Africa Educational Trust EastChance International Scholarship ResourcesOpen University SULAIR African Youth Charter here 'Working a great idea without money' video here Advice on completing a scholarship application here United Nations Online Platform for Youth here Free web language translator available here Example NAYD constitution here Country project example here Resources to check out [...]