Supported by: Erasmus+ programme
Period: 01-11-2019 – 31-10-2021
Coordinator: Center for Intercultural Dialogue
Partners: OUT OF THE BOX INTERNATIONAL – Belgium, YOUNG EUROPEAN FEDERALISTS – Belgium, YOUTH FOR EXCHANGE AND UNDERSTANDING INTERNATIONAL AISBL – Belgium, FONDAZIONE ISTITUTO MORCELLIANO – Italy, JOINT STOCK COMPANY NARXOZ UNIVERSITY – Kazakhstan, WORLD VISION FOR EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT – Cameroon, TOPLUM GONULLULERI VAKFI – Turkey, ASSOCIACAO DE JOVENS ENGAJAMUNDO – Brazil, NATIONAL YOUTH COUNCIL OF THE FIJI ISLANDS – Fiji, THE KENYA SCOUTS ASSOCIATION – Kenya.
Description: The project “Youth access to rights through implementing the SDGs”- YouthSDG” aims is to develop capacities of youth leaders and youth lead organizations to improve young people’s access to rights through the Sustainable development goals (SDG) implementation plans. As a result of the project, there will be an improved capacity of youth organisations to engage for access to rights in the SDG related reforms and advocate for active youth involvement in the SDG process.The project is established on developing the Advocacy capacities of youth organizations and young people to advocate for their access to rights within the SDGs implementation process. It is intended as a long-term process providing youth engagement and sharing activities, including two youth exchanges in Fiji and Kenya, joint seminar in Italy and webinar and a youth worker mobility to Brussels, Belgium to learn from local, national and global initiatives. It involves 11 partners from Europe, Africa, South America, Central Asia and the Pacific, in a truly global intercultural learning environment. The project results will be noticeable in the capacity of youth organisations to work on access to rights for young people in the SDG framework. Some of the results are: awareness and new skills on advocacy for access to rights, the mapping and policy brief papers produced by young people and the engagement of the young people globally to promote the SDGs.