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Hon Joseph Ndayisenga, @acerwc Chairperson has joined in. Have you shared a selfie just like this one, and your quote on why you think we must accelerate the implementation of the rights of children? #Agenda4Children #1mBy2021 #Agenda2040 #DAC2021
You too can join the movement. Send us a yester-year and present-day selfie, and tell us why you think the implementation of #Agenda2040 must be accelerated. #Agenda4Children #DAC2021 #1mBy2021
and the movement continues... "Good child-rearing is like an echo, it comes back to you with an equal proportion" Dr. Meshesha Shewarega, Coordinator of the AU Volunteer Platform adds his voice #Agenda4Children #1mBy2021 #DAC2021
Mr @samntelamo, Head of @IPPFAR Sub Office to the African Union & UNECA joins the movement 💃🏾 Join in on the movement to ge#Agenda204040 implemented across Africa!#Agenda4Childrene#1mBy20212#DAC20212SG
Our phenomenal HOD @maprude closes off this podcast series and she says "Youth make up nearly 70% of the African population, if their voices don't matter then whose does?" she asked us poignant questions. Listen here: soundcloud.com/auyouthprogram… #DAC2021 #Agenda4Children
If you have never encountered @vanyaradzayi you are missing out. We have prepared the next best thing with this podcast. She reminded us of storytelling in advocacy "we are committed to telling stories of girls as victors and innovators" Listen here: soundcloud.com/auyouthprogram…
The last day of our fantastic podcast series is here. In Episode 7 Dr @eddie_addai spoke about reversing the rise in child poverty. He said "we all need high levels of Responsibility and Responsiveness to build a Resilient Africa" Listen here: soundcloud.com/auyouthprogram… #DAC2021
And that brings us to the end of our YAPOS Talks webinar where we discussed how youth can use creative arts to bring an end to harmful practices. Thank you to all our speakers. If you missed it don't worry, you can watch it on our Facebook page: fb.watch/6cnfbbFWPN/ #DAC2021
5 Cs from Dr Addai ✨ Care: you must have compassion and passion ✨ Have the courage to act ✨ Invest in your competence ✨ Build a character of collaboration ✨ commitment - commit to walk the path. The present and future are yours - grab them. Dr Addai @UNICEF_AUOffice #DAC2021
Closing remarks "Let's see youth as they are today. Youth, learn from experiences of those senior to you. Partner with those who walk the talk me be mindful of those who only talk the talk." @RewanYoussif
The AU-UNICEF Youth Ref Group on ECM has a cultural dance group to campaign against harmful practices in Africa. "We must be driven beyond the surface of things as creative artists. The role of an artist is to liberate the mind of the audience." - Moses Uyang #1mBy2021 #DAC2021
"FGM, ECM, SGBV impede effective youth participation. These all compromise the opportunities for their respective career advancement." @RewanYoussif #1mBy2021 #Agenda4Children #DAC2021
Dr Addai @UNICEF_AUOffice encourages youth to consider the economic benefits of the arts. #DAC2021 #Agenda4Children
Dr Addai on the use of creative arts to eliminate harmful practices "the creative element of the human being is something that needs to be consistely harnessed. As we pursue STEM advancements we need to be deliberate in pursuing the arts as well" @UNICEF_AUOffice #DAC2021
"It's imperative to use digital media platforms to engage with each other and co-create on decisions and solutions to end harmful practices" - Moses Uyang #1mBy2021 #DAC2021 #Agenda4Children
Moses Uyang speaks of youth involvement in eliminating harmful practices and says "young people have a role to play by taking responsibilities of the harmful practices at hand. We need see it as our responsibility, to build #TheAfricaWeWant"
"We need to adjust the lens through which we view young people, youth know what is best for them and we need to be careful not to resort to tokenism and call that meaningful participation" - @RewanYoussif #DAC2021 #Agenda4Children #1mBy2021
There has been progress related to implementation of the Charter: ✅Launching of the AU ECM Campaign ✅ Countries have ratified the African Charter ✅Access to health services ✅Malnutrition rate has reduced "This is good but not enough" - Hon. Sidikou @acerwc #DAC2021
#NowHappening YAPOS Talks: The Role of Youth in Using Creative Arts to Change the Cultural Traditions that Perpetuate Harmful Practices. Tune in via Facebook: bit.ly/3zCOL6v #Agenda4Children #1mby2021
Tune in to our YAPOS Talk discussing The Role of Youth in Using Creative Arts to Change the Cultural Traditions that Perpetuate Harmful Practices. Head over to the @AUYouthProgram Facebook page. Here is a direct link bit.ly/3zCOL6v #Agenda4Children #1mby2021
Hon. Sidikou from @acerwc details the progress of the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child "It has been ratified by 50 out of 55 countries. A lot of these countries have laws in place that protect the child from harm" #1mBy2021 #Agenda4Children #DAC2021
4. Action space - we need young people to do things with all they know and learn #1mBy2021 #DAC2021 #Agenda4Children
The 5 spaces where youth are found 1. No space - we need to bring them into the empathy space. They must care about Africa 2. Understanding space - get them to ask why things are happening so they can research 3. Solutions space - we need youth contributing to Africa's solutions
Dr Addai gets us into the Q&A round and he speaks of the importance of passing down knowledge from senior leaders to the youth. "When young people converse, things change" #DAC2021 #Agenda4Children
Because we are the Youth Division we start with a fun game for our panelists for them to guess what the following images are! What clues would you have given for these images? #DAC2021 #Agenda4Children
Our HOD @maprude starts us off with some welcome remarks and she began by observing a moment of silence for H.E Dr Kenneth Kaunda one of the founding fathers of the OAU. #DAC2021 #Agenda4Children
30 minutes until the Day of the African Child edition of YAPOS Talks begins. We hope you're registered and comfortable See you soon! 💃🏾�#Agenda4Childrend#DAC202127xf9
You too can join the movement. Send us a yester-year and present-day selfie, & tell us why you think the implementation of #Agenda 2040 must be accelerated. #Agenda4Children #DAC2021
The movement continues... Mr. @nichoms aka Uncle Nick, Senior Youth Advisor - Education, Science, Technology and Innovation @AUCEducation at the @_AfricanUnion has joined in. #Agenda4Children #1mBy2021 #Agenda2040 #DAC2021
Nous sommes également rejoints par Hon Sidikou dans l'émission YAPOS Talk d'aujourd'hui. Inscrivez-vous ici bit.ly/YAPOSDAC2021 et amenez un ami: #1mBy2021 #DAC2021
On episode 6 of our exciting podcast series we were joined by @apatatang who spoke about the importance ensuring clean water sanitation, he spoke about how delayed access to this disproportionately affects children. Listen here: soundcloud.com/auyouthprogram… #DAC2021 #Agenda4Children
Episode 5 with the always inspiring @LaSukuta on protecting the mental health of children and youth. She implored us to pay attention to the first 1000 days of a child's life, even in utero to ensure positive outcomes for the African continent Listen here: soundcloud.com/auyouthprogram…
Day 2 of our podcast series! We hope you're listening to the amazing content coming out from the experts who unpack Agenda 2040. On episode 5 we spoke to Dr Raji Tajudeen from @AfricaCDC on Vaccine Affordability Listen here: soundcloud.com/auyouthprogram… #1mBy2021 #DAC2021
This week Our ED @oulie is at AU Secretariat @AUYouthProgram @_AfricanUnion attending different Meetings. the discussion focuses on increasing engagement through our national chapters and continue building effective relationship.
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Have you registered for the next installation of YAPOS Talks webinar? Trust us when we tell you that you don't want to miss this. Register here and bring a friend: bit.ly/YAPOSDAC2021 #1mBy2021 #DAC2021
Congratulations 👏🏾 we love to see the Model AU concept in action and led by young people themselve#1mBy20212#DAC20212twitter.com/D_AhmedASherif…ni
The @AUYouthProgram is organizing another YAPOS Talks webinar on Friday, 18th June, 3:00 to 4:00 pm EAT, under the theme “The Role of Youth In Using Creative Arts to Change the Cultural Traditions That Perpetuate Harmful Practices”. Register here 👇👇bit.ly/YAPOSDAC2021xOBYS
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H.E @mnsanzabaganwa the @_AfricanUnion Deputy Chairperson met with the @YouthConnektAf Africa team to discuss how best to operationalize the next installment of Youth Connekt Africa. Stay tuned for more details #1mBy2021
Today is really the gift that keeps on giving because we're holding an exciting webinar on Friday. If you missed our YAPOS Talks conversations look no further because you can register here to join the discussions: bit.ly/YAPOSDAC2021 #1mBy2021 #DAC2021 #Agenda4Children
What is the ongoing impact of the #COVID19 pandemic on African civil society organisations? Complete the #AfricanCSOsSurvey and share your experience. Deadline: 30 June 2021 bit.ly/3x0P0qf @africanngos @EPIC_Africa_
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Congratulations on this launch Amref, we're very excited to see it being implemented across Africa! #1mBy2021 twitter.com/Amref_Worldwid…
The third guest was the always inspiring H.E @ProfSarahAgbor who spoke to us about tackling the learning crisis and prioritizing children as we do. She said "teachers' rewards should not be in heaven" Listen here: soundcloud.com/auyouthprogram… #1mBy2021 #DAC2021 #Agenda4Children
Our second guest is Ms Grace Mwangi from the amazing @LumosFoundation She speaks to us on the importance of strengthening family systems as part of childcare. She said "Make families a tree of life" Listen here: soundcloud.com/auyouthprogram… #DAC2021 #1mBy2021 #Agenda4Children
We're so excited to launch our podcast series which commemorates #DAC2021 We engaged some experts to unpack this #Agenda4Children we have been talking about. Please listen, share and engage! #1mBy2021 Our first guest is @eddie_addai on the overall theme soundcloud.com/auyouthprogram…
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