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ACT!2030 Alliance
Description/achievement of initiative

1. A unified coalition of young people and youth organizations successfully develop a constructive, inclusive and transparent relationship with the National Delegation to the UN General Assembly in September 2015 and Head of chancellery ( main negotiator in post-2015 on behalf of Nigeria) 2. A unified coalition of young people pushing for access and increased investments for youth-friendly services by end of 2017 4. The government of Nigeria is measuring youth specific indicators that advance the SRHR of young people by the end of 2017

Implementation methodologies

1.Organize a virtual meeting with all members of the alliance to review roadmap and share responsibilities for the year 2. Meeting ( A meeting on how far we have come with the MDGs and how we want to work on the SDGs) 3.Fact Finding 4.Traditional and social media engagement 5.Train ACT2015 Alliance on Tracking Progress Towards 2030 6. Conduct a baseline survey on existing indicators and data on youth SRHR 7. Carry out a data reporters program to identify gaps in the access to youth-friendly services(The collated results from these findings will be used for advocacy purposes) - the alliance is conducting a thorough and transparent recruitment of 50 youth data reporters, who will go into the field and collect data on youth specific indicators which will be translated into advocacy pieces on young people surrounding sexual health and reproductive health and rights 8.Host and attend relevant awareness raising events with key decision and policy makers to profile relevant data on HIV, SRHR and young people compiled through Youth Data Reporters Baseline analysis 9. Implement advocacy and lobby activities on implementation of youth-led accountability mechanisms and advancement of accessible youth-friendly services utilizing the national data communication pieces.

Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer

1. Train ACT2015 Alliance on Tracking Progress Towards 2030 2. We will be training fifteen (15) young people from different states in Nigeria on budget formulation, tracking, analysis and scorecard development process. 3. We will be training fifty (50), young people on data collection, collation and statiscal analysis entry from the field using relevant computer software.

Coordination mechanisms/governance structure

ACT!2030 is a collaborative project by The PACT, UNAIDS and IPPF, and is implemented by national alliances of youth organisations in 12 countries: Algeria, Bulgaria, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The initiative is made possible through the financial support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation.

Partner(s)

1.OSSAP-SDG Federal office 2.-Ministry of National budget and planning 3.-National bureau of statistics 4. Federal ministry of health 5. Federal ministry for education 6. Federal ministry for women affairs 7. National Youth Network for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria ( NYNETHA) 8. Association of Position Youths in Nigeria (AYPIN) 9. Caring Heart Foundation 10. Development Community Initiative 11. Adolescent Health Information project 12. Girls Power Initiative 13. Kids n Teenz Resource Centre 14. National youth service corps Members (SDG Group)
Progress reports
Goal 3
Goal 4
Goal 5
Goal 10
Goal 16
Nov/2017
Increased government investment in youth SRH
NoV/2017
More youth friendly centers available with trained youth friendly service providers providing services to young people
September/2015
Decision Makers engagement
September/2015
Continuous and sustained advocacy and lobbying
Staff / Technical expertise
We have trained and competent staffs with great knowledge of the SDGs and its Importance

Basic information
Time-frame: February 2015 - November 2017
Partners
1.OSSAP-SDG Federal office 2.-Ministry of National budget and planning 3.-National bureau of statistics 4. Federal ministry of health 5. Federal ministry for education 6. Federal ministry for women affairs 7. National Youth Network for HIV/AIDS in Nigeria ( NYNETHA) 8. Association of Position Youths in Nigeria (AYPIN) 9. Caring Heart Foundation 10. Development Community Initiative 11. Adolescent Health Information project 12. Girls Power Initiative 13. Kids n Teenz Resource Centre 14. National youth service corps Members (SDG Group)
Countries
Contact information
Ekanem Itoro Effiong , Program officer, act2015ng@gmail.com
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