In order to strengthen its engagement and collaboration with stakeholders on youth in Africa, UN WOMEN in partnership with Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa is compiling a directory of key individuals and organizations promoting youth empowerment, particularly for young women in Africa. Local, national and regional organizations that work with young people in Africa are invited to join this partnership.
As the newly established UN WOMEN sets its agenda and strategic direction for women all over the world, it is committed to a more active engagement with young people and their organizations throughout Africa. Youth leaders, advocates and youth organizations are invited to provide their information to be included in the directory.
WHY JOIN THE PARTNERSHIP
- Help broaden UN WOMEN”s reach and impact in the communities you represent.
Co-organize community and other outreach programs at grassroots and national levels.
- Participate in other UN WOMEN programs, campaigns, meetings and projects across the continent.
- Inclusion in the directory as potential resource persons or partner for future programs.
- Develop partnerships for broad-based dissemination of publications and resources by UN WOMEN and partners.
Inclusion in UN WOMEN consultations and dialogues
PARTNERSHIPS WANTED: Youth groups/organizations/association; NGOs and community organizations that work with youth including young women; State and public institutions responsible for youth issues; youth leaders/ advocates, student organizations.
HOW TO JOIN
To be included in the directory and be a part of this collaboration, kindly provide the following details (Please email the following details to: firstname.lastname@example.org):
1) NAME/ ORGANIZATION:
4) CONTACT PERSON:
8) GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE OF WORK (Local, National, Regional):
9) KEY FOCUS ISSUES:
10) PLEASE DESCRIBE IF AND HOW YOU USE TECHNOLOGY IN YOUR WORK:
ABOUT UN WOMEN
UN Women (The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. UN Women’s vision is one where men and women have equal opportunities and capacities and the principles of gender equality are embedded in development, peace and security agendas.
Learn more at: www.unwomen.org or facebook.com/unwomen
ABOUT MOREMI INITIATIVE
Moremi Initiative for Women’s Leadership in Africa is a non-profit organization based in Ghana, Nigeria and United States that operates throughout Africa. Founded in 2004, The Moremi Initiative strives to engage, inspire, and equip young women and girls to become the next generation of leading politicians, activists, social entrepreneurs, and change agents: leaders who can transform and change institutions that legitimize and perpetuate discrimination against women.
Learn more at: www.moremiinitiative.org or facebook.com/moremiinitiative
For more information: Tel: +1 404 826 2942; Email: email@example.com