Disaster Risk Reduction Advisor
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The Financial Education for Girls program aims to reach approximately 100,000 girls and young women with interventions to prepare them for the challenges in life. The program is being implemented by Plan International and Aflatoun who are working together in Brazil, China, India, and Rwanda. Plan International’s life skills materials that encourage girls to remain in school are supplemented by Aflatoun’s financial education curriculum, which focuses on understanding one’s own rights and responsibilities, planning, saving and budgeting, and enterprise development. Children and young people are ...[more]
The Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data is multi-stakeholder network of more than 150 data champions harnessing the data revolution for sustainable development. Its members represent the full range of data producers and users, including governments, companies, civil society groups, international organizations, academic institutions, foundations, statistics agencies and data communities. The Global Partnership serves as an invaluable convener, connector and catalyst, building trust and encouraging collaboration among stakeholders to fill critical data gaps and ensure data is acc...[more]
In 2015, world leaders made a commitment to end all forms of violence against children by 2030, as part of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This moment presents an historic opportunity to unite the world behind a global, national and local movement to protect the world’s most precious asset – its children. The Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and its associated fund were created to help achieve this ambitious undertaking – in every country, every community and every family.
The Alliance is a unique example in the Italian landscape and its aim is to increase the awareness of the Italian society, economic stakeholders and institutions about the importance of the Sustainable Development Agenda, and to mobilize them in order to pursue the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), agreed by the United Nations.
More than one billion people worldwide, most of them living in rural isolated communities, don’t have any access to electricity and modern energy services. Min-E Access will provide a minimum of electricity access to households in these rural isolated areas through renewable energy technologies, covering at least three basic services: (1) lighting, (2) radio reception, and (3) cell phone charging. Most of the financial support required for this partnership will be directed towards two major modules that will ensure the sustainability of this initiative: (1) capacity building and (2) entreprene...[more]
Solutions for Youth Employment (S4YE) is a multi-stakeholder coalition among public sector, private sector, and civil society actors that aims to provide leadership and resources for catalytic action to increase the number of young people engaged in productive work. The S4YE coalition was founded, in partnership, by Accenture, International Labour Organization (ILO), International Youth Foundation (IYF), Plan International, RAND Corporation, the World Bank, and Youth Business International (YBI). The mission of S4YE is to provide leadership and catalytic action and mobilize efforts to signific...[more]
A community based sports initiative targeting children and young people as a platform to raise awareness on key issues impacting their lives including HIV/AIDS. The programme facilitates youth to youth engagement, human and community development through sport. It facilitates life skills training for young people, including promoting the spirit of voluntarism and self initiative for community benefit.Programme was piloted in Harare, Zimbabwe in 1999 and later rolled out to all 10 provinces. It is implemented as part of Community Sport Development Programme (CSDP) in partnership with sport assoc...[more]
Youth 4 Global Goals (Youth4GG) is an initiative that aims to activate young people to contribute towards the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also referred to as the Global Goals and Agenda 2030. Activating youth will happen in three stages: Awareness, Understanding and Action. The simple framework allows organizations from different sectors to identify entry-points in working with youth around the SDGs. The core of the initiative is to drive action by young people to create a better world, and move beyond the traditional role in advocacy.