Agenda 2030 – 2 years on

By | September 22nd, 2017|NAYDSDGs|

Increasing conflict and inequality, unprecedented levels of migration and displacement, the devastating effects of climate change, ocean acidification, deforestation to satisfy our demand for meat and palm oil,  excess use of herbicides and pesticides polluting ground water systems, plastics destroying eco-systems, political extremism and disenfranchisement, the share of wealth increasingly imbalanced within and between countries [...]

#NAYDSDGs team lead Uganda, Caroline Owashaba, is awarded the Women’s World Summit Foundation annual Prize for Women’s Creativity in Rural Life 2016

By | February 2nd, 2017|NAYDSDGs|

Caroline Owashaba - Uganda An Entrepreneur for Adding Value and Self Reliance Caroline Owashaba (30) has begun many initiatives in her community, such as creating the International Day of the Girl Child recognition awards, and founding Action for Youth Development Uganda, a youth led organization that promotes gender equality, social justice, sexual reproductive health and [...]

Happy New Year and Welcome to 2017

By | January 2nd, 2017|NAYDSDGs|

Dear NAYD members, The start of the New Year is a time to reflect on the ups and downs of the previous year and to set the direction for the journey ahead. NAYD continues to grow its membership with now well over 70,000 members. More of us are holding hands across the world. Like all [...]

Are High Level Political Forums a waste of time?

By | November 29th, 2016|NAYDSDGs|

The Second High-Level Meeting (HLM2) of the Global Partnership for Effective Development and Co-operation aims to amplify the positive impact of development co-operation over the next 15 years. However, after the disappointments of the High Level Political Forum in New York in July one has to ask if these meetings are really an excuse [...]

L’équipe du Niger a eu une réunion de travail avec le Président de la commission National des Droits Humains.

By | October 21st, 2016|NAYDSDGs|

L'équipe du Niger a eu une réunion de travail avec le Président de la commission National des Droits Humains. Cette réunion a eu pour objecter de présenter l'equipe du Niger , ses activités et de nouer un partenariat entre les deux parties. Le Président de la commission a accueilli favorablement le partenariat avec l'équipe du [...]


By | October 10th, 2016|NAYDSDGs|

When talking about gender, it’s a social construction of how the male and female sex are or wired. Taking about gender equality is highly controversial in nature. ‬ According to new research, both men and women have better quality of life in countries with a high degree of gender equality than in those with less gender [...]

NAYD member Munyaradzi Muzenda promotes the SDGs in Zimbabwe

By | October 6th, 2016|NAYDSDGs|

Six Zimbabwean cycled 54 kilometres to raise awareness about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Tinotenda Chimanikire, aged 11 years was the youngest cyclist accompanied by Tapiwa Kubvo-runo, Munyaradzi Muzenda, Anyway Shoriwa, William Mapati and the Mayor of Marondera Mr Antony Makwindi. Each cyclist wore an SDG-branded t-shirt sponsored by the United Nations Communications Group (UNCG). [...]

Lancement du Climate Marathon 2017/19

By | October 6th, 2016|NAYDSDGs|

L’African Network for Policy Research and Advocacy for Sustainability (ANPRAS) et l’African Youth Initiative on Climate Change Mauritius (AYICC-Mauritius), en collaboration avec le Mouvement civique de Midlands (MCM), ont lancé samedi dernier, au centre Bien-être social, de Wooton le “Climate Marathon 2017/19”. Cette initiative vise à sensibiliser 42 villages sur le changement climatique. « Tout comme un [...]

Mungu Fm is globally the only radio spearheading SDGs domestication

By | September 24th, 2016|NAYDSDGs|

Mungu Fm Radio in Mongu- Western, Zambia is globally the only one spearheading the domestication as well as implementation of all the 17 UN SDGs from 2016 to 2030 and it is ready for adoption as a case study. Since around the world,Mungu Fm is the only Community based Radio station that has dedicated,Committed as [...]

100% Renewable Energy Road To Marrakesh Climate action Caravan

By | September 12th, 2016|NAYDSDGs|

The MENA & the Sub-Saharan African regions are highly sensitive to the consequences of climate change, and are known to be the most disaster prone regions in the world whilst supporting already critical increase in frequency and intensity of extreme weather events like droughts and floods, with a huge population that is likely exposed and [...]