UYONET is proud to associate with The Africa Youth Conference on Advocacy and Development

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Achieving SDGs 2030 and Africa 2063 Agendas requires concerted efforts and meaningful involvement of youth in Africa to identify their roles and responsibilities to achieve sustainable development. UYONET is proud to associate with “The Africa Youth Conference on Advocacy and Development”, that is to be hosted in Uganda from 15th – 16th August, 2019 at Silver Springs Hotel, Kampala. The conference, organised under the theme: “Inspiring the African Youth to Act together for Sustainable Development” will serve as a platform for youth in Africa to come together and jointly plan for countries development agenda.

The conference is timely for Youth in Africa to engage the continental Africa Union 2063 Agenda and SDGs 2030 Agenda to shape and harmonize Youth involvement and participation in addition generating government’s commitment to support “United Africa Youth Agenda’. It brings together youth coordinated by AFRI-YAN, AYADNET, Youth for Africa and other youth coordination groups in Africa, to provide a bigger milestone for joint Africa Youth Voice to meaningfully address the challenge that Youth in Africa. Continue reading

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Call for expression of interest to Develop Websites with Databases for UYONET Member Organizations

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call for eoiUYONET, with support from Action Aid is implementing a project entitled “Amplifying Voices of Young People for Effective Participation in an Accountable Youth Movement and Democratic Political Processes”. The project aims to strengthen the capacity of district-based organizations, university leadership structure in Local Governance and budget advocacy so as to tap into the innovations, fresh minds and intellectual capacity of youth in Uganda. Continue reading

Call for Expression of Interest: Consultancy Services for Production of a Documentary

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call for eoiDeadline: August 2nd, 2019 – 5:00pm.
Uganda Youth Network (UYONET) and Action are implementing the “Amplifying Voices of Young People for Effective Participation in an Accountable Youth Movement and Democratic Political Processes” project. The project aims at strengthening the capacity of district-based youth leadership and organisations as well as university leadership structures in Local Governance and budget advocacy so as to tap into the innovations, fresh minds and intellectual capacity of youth in Uganda.

The project will further strengthen youth formations and learning through mentorship and capacity building. it’s upon that background that UYONET intends to document the various project engagements through video and photography through this consultancy.

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2019 International Week of Action – Call for Partnerships

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editedInternational Youth Day is held each year on the 12th of August and is an initiative that celebrates the qualities of young people and that recognises the challenges that today’s youth face. International Youth Day began in 2000 and was organised by the United Nations to celebrate the contribution that young people make in education, employment, health, conflict resolution and social justice among other sectors.
The theme of International Youth Day 2019, “Transforming Education”, highlights efforts to make education more inclusive and accessible for all youth, including efforts by youth themselves. Rooted in Goal 4 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development – to “ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all”.