#SDGAction1487
#SDGAction1487
BE THE CHANGE! - youth-led action for sustainable development
Description/achievement of initiative

Main objectives:
- To empower young people to be instruments in the delivery of community development aid, not just the beneficiaries of it;
- To support and enable young people successfully to complete simple development projects with the minimum of financial resources and the maximum of peer/community support.
- To create a sustainable funding source to which young people can come to get simple community development projects funded and supported with appropriate advice and guidance.
- To enable sponsoring schools to reap the maximum educational advantage from their charity fund-raising and learn what sustainable development looks like in practice;
- To raise awareness of the outcomes of the World Summit for Sustainable Development and point out effective ways for young people to become involved in active implementation of them;
- To promote awareness of the Morocco 2003 International Congress on the role of young people in Sustainable Development and to provide solid evidence of the constructive role they can play.

Implementation methodologies

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

Partner(s)

Governments:
Government of Finland
Government of Netherlands
Government of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - United Kingdom

Major Groups:
Peace Child International (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Peace Child Partner Group: (Ghana)
Peace Child Partner Group: (India)
Peace Child Partner Group: (Kenya)
Morocco Forum des Jeunesses (Morocco)
Peace Child Partner Group: (Peru)
Peace Child Partner Group: (Sierra Leone)
Peace Child Partner Group: (South Africa)
Education 21 Group (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
The Peace Child International Network (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
I-Earn ()
Levi Strauss Corporation ()
Schoolnet ()
Schools Parthership Worldwide ()
Science and Arts Foundation ()
The International Youth Parliament Network ()
Y-Care ()

UN System:
UNDP-The Netaid Initiative ()
Progress reports

Basic information
Time-frame: - 2022-12-31
Partners
Governments:
Government of Finland
Government of Netherlands
Government of United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - United Kingdom

Major Groups:
Peace Child International (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
Peace Child Partner Group: (Ghana)
Peace Child Partner Group: (India)
Peace Child Partner Group: (Kenya)
Morocco Forum des Jeunesses (Morocco)
Peace Child Partner Group: (Peru)
Peace Child Partner Group: (Sierra Leone)
Peace Child Partner Group: (South Africa)
Education 21 Group (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
The Peace Child International Network (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
I-Earn ()
Levi Strauss Corporation ()
Schoolnet ()
Schools Parthership Worldwide ()
Science and Arts Foundation ()
The International Youth Parliament Network ()
Y-Care ()

UN System:
UNDP-The Netaid Initiative ()
Countries
Contact information
United Nations