Building a Green Future: The Role of Youth in Climate Innovation

As part of our dedication to ensuring the meaningful involvement of young people through initiatives and policies that empower them to lead and thrive, NGYouthSDGs is excited to introduce our social media program, #GreenConvo. What is the #GreenConvo? The #GreenConvo is a bi-monthly program on X (formerly known as Twitter) aimed at addressing crucial issues […]

NGYouthSDGs join forces with the United Nation in Nigeria and the Federal Ministry of Youth Development, for the National Youth Consultative Youth Forum on the Summit of the Future

A pictorial representation of participants at the National Youth Consultative Forum for the Summit of the Future Preceding the United Nations Summit of the Future in September 2024, the Network of Youth for Sustainable Initiative (NGYouthSDGs) joined forces with the United Nation in Nigeria, the Federal Ministry of Youth Development, Nigeria, and other youth civil […]

Empowering the Next Wave of Environmentally Conscious Climate Leaders: NGYouthSDGs Graduates Young Nigerians from the 2024 Climate Voices Nigeria Boot Camp

Lagos, Nigeria, 31st May 2024 – Nigeria Youth SDGs, registered as the Network of Youth for Sustainable Initiative  (NGYouthSDGs), celebrates the graduation of young individuals from various regions of Nigeria following their participation in a virtual immersive 4-week climate-focused learning series which has equipped these youths with the necessary skills and knowledge to lead climate […]

Youth Employment in Nigeria: A Vehicle for Decent Work and Economic Growth

The United  Nations, for statistical purposes, defines youth as young people between the ages of 15- 24 while the Nigeria Youth Population policy through the National Bureau of Statistics identifies the Youth population in Nigeria from 15- 35 years.  Young people are the future of any nation, and Nigeria is no exception. Nigeria has one […]

From Poverty to Power: Learnings from Sustainable Development

On Wednesday, 17th April 2024, Nigeria Youth SDGs registered as the Network of Youth for Sustainable Initiative (NGYouthSDGs) hosted the Youth SDGs Cafe for the 1st quarter of 2024. The Youth SDGs Cafe began in 2018 in partnership with the United Nations Information Centre, Lagos and the United Nations Association of Nigeria for young people […]

Raising a Wave of Climate Leaders

Climate change poses one of the most significant challenges of our time. According to the report from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the global average temperature has increased by about 1.2 degrees Celsius (2.2 degrees Fahrenheit) since the late 19th century. Human activities, such as burning fossil fuels and deforestation, have led to […]

Building Fairer and More Equitable Societies. #WorldDayofSocialJustice

In November 2007,  the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the 20th of February as World Day of Social Justice. World Day of Social Justice is an international day recognizing the need to promote social justice, which includes efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion, gender inequality, unemployment, human rights, and social protection. To commemorate […]

Love: A Catalyst for Sustainable Development

Love emerges as a powerful force for positive transformation in a time when the world faces a global crisis. Love, in its purest form, transcends boundaries, race, age or religion, uniting people across diverse backgrounds and experiences. Research has shown that love can help individuals develop a sense of empathy and compassion towards others, which […]