7 June 2023, Nairobi. – At the heart of the assembly, the High-Level Dialogue on “A sustainable urban future through inclusive and effective multilateralism: achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in times of global crises,” provided a platform for Member States, key stakeholders, and various actors to engage in substantive discussions on sustainable urbanization. The aim
Working with adolescents and youth in peri-urban and rural areas to build their capacities to speak up and take on leadership positions Snapshot Team: Young African Leaders Initiative CHAD Country: Chad City: N’djamena Start: 21/12/2021 End: 31/12/2022 (exp.) SDGs: 4, 13 Background Young people represent 60% of the Chadian population, young people under 20 are
Offering quality Kichwa language classes to local children and youth, connecting generations and rescuing the indigenous Kichwa culture Snapshot Team: Otavalango Project Country: Ecuador City: Otavalo Start: 05/07/2021 End: 29/07/2022 (exp.) SDGs: 4, 5, 10, 11 Background The city of Otavalo, Ecuador, is home to 125 indigenous communities. In the past decades, they have witnessed
Putting girls back to school and mobilizing the quality participation of young people in public center of decision-making Snapshot Team: Association of Multi-Purpose Relays Country: Senegal City: Thies Start: 27/08/2021 End: 31/12/2024 (exp.) SDGs: 3, 4, 5, 10 Background Association of Multi-Purpose Relays is an umbrella association uniting eleven civil society groups of young people,
Increasing drivers’ awareness of road traffic risks around schools by school students empowered to speak up about road safety issues. VOCIES OF YOUTH (in this story of success, young people address a reader on behalf of themselves) Snapshot Team: Amend Road Safety Ghana Country: Ghana City: Accra Start: 01/07/2021 End: 17/03/2022 SDG: 3 Background Kids
Helping the most vulnerable in times of need, operating for the well-being of all the communities. VOCIES OF YOUTH (in this story of success, young people address a reader on behalf of themselves) Snapshot Team: Kafe be Kafak Country: Lebanon City: Beirut Start: 01/04/2020 End: 31/12/2022 (exp.) SDGs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 10 Background Against
Addressing lack of quality public space and safety around school areas for children and their caregivers, making streets more pedestrian-friendly Snapshot Team: Qendra Marrëdhënie Country: Albania City: Tirana Start: 01/12/2019 End: 31/12/2022 (exp.) SDGs: 3, 5, 10, 11, 13 Background The aim of the School Street Program is to improve neighbourhoods with a special focus
What Does Home Mean to You? From traveling to Ecuador in the Andes and the Amazon Rainforest this summer, and reflecting on the situation back home, Helen Chen realized that home is more than just a physical place-a house, condo-but it can be a feeling, or even something intangible that makes one feel at home.