On Tuesday, December 29th 2015, the African Youth SDGs Training Program was launched at AFPEFAM’s head office at Mendong Visite technique with 30 participants from youth and women groups, Civil Society Organizations and other associations.
This report summarizes all the activities that took place during the event, including the event’s main objectives and expected outcomes.
The strategy and rollout of the training :
It started with a welcome speech by Mr.Ntiokam Divine who initiated the Program.
Mr. Divine briefed on the main objectives as well as the expected outcomes. He stressed on the need to:
- Ensure youths are well informed and own the 17 SDGs, which should be translated into local languages to enhance communication effectiveness.
- Establish SDGs Clubs in schools (nursery, primary, secondary and tertiary institutions) in order to read a broader target audience.
- Endorse all trainees as SDGs Ambassadors within their respective communities.
Mr. Divine later on briefed the participations on the historic MDGs, the new post-2015 development agenda and emphasized the contributions of the MY World2015 global survey, which fed the 17 SDGs.
Thereafter, Mrs. NGOUYAMSA AWAWOU, president of an overview of AFPEFAM’s mission and activities and underscored that they were proud to be selected in Cameroon to collaborate with other partners to translate SDGs into
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