YES-Ghana is organising a dissemination workshop for the just-completed ‘Ghana Youth Data Audit’. The workshop will bring together representatives from public institutions, government agencies, United Nations agencies, non-governmental organisations, foundations, civil society as well as youth-focused organisations. In order to assess the availability of youth data in Ghana, a baseline data audit of key […]
YES–Ghana, represented by its Communications and Mobilistaion Associate, Dela Ayivor, was one of few institutions invited by the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) to participate in the debate among seven African
A new momentum in the Big Idea project development has begun.
We’re pleased to welcome two new staff members who joined us on 2 February 2015. Pauline and Dela represent a new generation of young professionals working for more effective youth and citizens engagement in development processes at all level. Here are brief bios: Pauline Watine, Project Manager – Big Idea Pauline is responsible for implementing the Big Idea […]
The United Nations-backed Global Forum on Youth Policies, which brought together over 700 participants from over 165 countries, concluded in Azerbaijan with the launch of an outcome document pledging to support countries that are in the process of developing and “elevating” national youth policy. “I am happy to say that we will be launching […]
Young people around the world must “raise your voices” so they are heard loud and clear, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told a
From 28 to 30 October 2014, the first Global Forum on Youth Policies is organized with the aim of advancing the debate on youth policy development and its full and effective implementation at all levels.
Canada based MasterCard Foundation yesterday released a new report based on youth-led research in some five countries across Africa.
With funding from UNDP, the Youth Empowerment Synergy (YES-Ghana) is carrying out a coordinated set of activities aimed at placing youth issues at the heart of local development agenda in the context of upcoming local government elections scheduled for December 2014.
Youth Empowerment Synergy is one of 8 Do Something international affiliates across the globe