Event Report: Lagos People’s Assembly

During the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals Action Week, the Network of Youth for Sustainable Initiative (NGYouthSDGs) organised the Lagos People’s Assembly with support from Action for Sustainable Development. The event with the theme ‘United for a Sustainable Nigeria’ was organised to raise awareness about SDGs 1, 4, 8, 12 and 13 and explore ways […]

DOWNLOAD: Youth SDGs Spotlight Compendium

The SDGs are not just a set of global goals; they are a promise to future generations. They represent our shared vision for a more equitable, sustainable, and prosperous world. And today, we come together to put the spotlight firmly on our young leaders who are the driving force behind this vision. Our youth are […]

Real Action, Not Words Alone, Needed to Achieve UN Agenda 2030

NEW YORK, 15 September 2023 – As politicians and policymakers make speeches at the United Nations during a high-level summit next week to assess the lack of progress on the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals, people’s leaders representing some of the world’s most marginalised communities will come together just across the UN Headquarters […]

International Youth Day: Meet The 2023 Youth Day Spotlight Awardees

In 2022, the Network of Youth for Sustainable Initiative (NGYouthSDGs) in partnership with Oxfam in Nigeria launched the Youth Day Spotlight Awards to recognize young Nigerians between the ages of 18 and 29 leading actions for sustainable development at the local and national levels. The Youth Day Spotlight Award is our strategy to centre the […]

The 4th Youth Pre Specialized Technical Committee (STC) Forum

The pre-forum of the 4th Specialized Technical Committee on  Youth, Culture and Sports was held from the 18th to the 20th of May at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa. I was privileged to attend, representing the Network of Youth for Sustainable Initiative (NGYouthSDGs). I hadn’t considered if I was someone who could work […]

Why Menstrual Equity is Key to Achieving Gender Equity

Menstrual inequity refers to the unequal access to menstrual products, facilities, education, and sanitation that many women and girls face around the world. It is a pervasive issue that affects women and girls in both developed and developing countries and has wide-ranging impacts on their health, education, and economic opportunities. One of the leading causes […]

Ending Youth Tokenism – NGYouthSDGs with Support from UNIC Lagos Trains 360 Youth Across 6 States in Nigeria As Advocates Against Climate Change

Nigeria Youth SDGs registered as the Network of Youth for Sustainable Initiative in collaboration with the United Nations Information Centre, Lagos, held six interactive workshops ahead of cop27 aimed at building the capacity of young people to advocate for environmental and social justice issues in Nigeria. The workshop happened in Adamawa, Anambra, Kaduna, Kwara, Ondo […]

COP27: NGYouthSDGs advocate stronger commitment to climate change, biodiversity

Ahead of the 27th Conference of Parties (COP), Nigeria Youth SDGs Network registered as the Network of Youth for Sustainable Initiative with support from the United Nations Information Centre, Lagos is hosting the COP 27  Youth Leadership Workshop across the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria. The workshop aims to build the capacity of young people […]