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 […]

Decade of Resilience: Inspiring Female Leadership in the New Normal

Oxfam in Nigeria’s Gender Coordinator Suzan Agada was the guest of the Decade of Resilience Radio Program International Women’s Day Edition on Kiss FM 99.9 Abuja. Inspiring Female Leadership in the New Normal was the topic of discussion in tandem with the 2021 International Women’s Day theme Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in […]

World Social Justice Day: ActionAid, others harp on digital economy for better Nigeria

ActionAid Nigeria (AAN) has reiterated the need for a digital economy that would bring global communities closer by engaging the youths, thereby eliminating poverty and other forms of ills in society. The call was made in commemoration of the just concluded 2021 World Day for social justice with the theme: “A call for social justice […]

Lifting 100 Million People Out of Poverty: Four Things Nigeria Needs to Do

Joshua Alade According to the National Bureau of Statistics, the unemployment rate in Nigeria is about 27.1 percent which means about 22 million people do not have jobs and if you add the underemployment rate it is nearly about 54 percent. Young people make up a significant portion of this statistics as about 60 percent […]

Youth Working with SDGs Focal Points in Nigeria to Ensure No One is Left Behind

As we head into the last 9 years to attain the Sustainable Development Goals, leave no one behind must be at the centre of local efforts. The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the rising cases of inequalities, hunger, and inadequate access to the necessities of life and the urgency to ensure we leave no one behind. […]

Co-host Opportunity on NGYouthSDGs Radio Show

Nigeria Youth SDGs Network is launching a radio show to showcase how young Nigerians are leading the drive towards the localization and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We are looking for a cohost for the radio show. This is a platform to engage and share stories of young Nigerians advocating for sustainable community […]

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: DATA COLLECTOR FOR A GOVERNANCE ACCOUNTABILITY PROJECT

Citizens Connect is seeking twenty-five qualified data collectors for its inaugural governance accountability project. Inspired by the UN decade of ambitious action to deliver on Sustainable Development Goal 16 of Peace Justice and Strong Institutions. The Citizens Connect program is designed to improve accountability mechanisms between governance and citizenry, through the collection and dissemination of […]