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INTER-GOVERNMENTAL, UNITED NATIONS CAMPAIGNS

 

  • AFFIRMATION 2015
  • INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY, AUGUST 12

Evolving Capacities: Redefining Youth Participation: All UN conferences of the 90’s particularly the ICPD Programme of Action has agreed that youth participation is the brain for sustainable development, which centers around beneficiary and stakeholder mobilization, and leadership development amongst others. However, this has not been well interpreted in the context of evolving capacities which inturn has not provided the right policy and programmatic environment for the cognitive-intellectual, equity and rights based participation of young people. The same in the manner that is consistent with the evolving capacity of the individual for increasing autonomy, decision-making [right sense of judgment], responsibilities etc.

Youth Consultation on the NEPAD Health Strategy and Policy Financing and implementation for Adolescent Health  and Rights

Globalizing African Youth Activities in Sexual Health and Rights: Visit of Andrienne Germain President of the International Women’s Health Coalition (IWHC), New York to CDA in Lagos.

 

·Increasing Youth Participation at the United Nations and The Reponses of the Governments to UN Programme with bearings on Youth.

ECOSOC Consultative Status: Facilitating UN ECOSOC Registration process for youth organizations, particularly with travel support for presentation to Commission review of applications. And Facilitate affiliations with organizations already in consultative status with ECOSOC.

Youth on National Delegation to Inter-Governmental and UN Meetings: Develop participation linkages and agenda to these meetings and raise awareness at appropriate levels in support of youth participation- travel and status and organize preparatory and follow-up meetings. World Youth Forum of the United Nations Systems, ICPD Cairo ’94 POA reviews, Beijing PFA reviews, HIV/AIDS UNGASS 2,   World Summit on Information Society (WSIS)

Youth Mainstreaming in UN Systems in Nigeria: Engaging the UN systems through the Office of the Resident Coordinator of the United Systems in Nigeria and the Joint United Nations Information Committee (JUNIC) under the UNDAF 2005 Mid-term review.

  • FRIENDS OF AFRICA

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