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African Monitor (AM), in partnership with Her Liberty Malawi, held community hearings and a workshop with the youth and community of Chitukula in Lilongwe, Malawi, from the 4th until 8th November 2019. The community hearings were held to discussing the data collected in our project #TheCitizensReport, and to hear how the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are[…]

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African Monitor hosts a Voluntary National Review (VNR) Civil Society Symposium African Monitor, in partnership with the Commission for Gender Equality (CGE) and Centre for the Study of Violence and Reconciliation (CSVR), will host a symposium to give voice to civil society with South Africa participating in the United Nations (UN) Voluntary National Review (VNR)[…]

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Speaking as one of the patrons at the annual African Youth SDGs summit, African Monitor Director Ms. Namhla Mniki-Mangaliso had this to say: “If we do not understand how urgent and desperately needed the young voice is, just in defining what the problem is; if your voice is absent in those spaces, it means we[…]

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In September 2017, African Monitor (AM) launched the Citizens’ Report! (CR), a programme designed to monitor the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa through citizen generated data. The Citizens’ Report will be facilitated in ten African countries by youth champions. This programme leverages citizens’ voices through reliable data to strengthen national and[…]

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African Monitor Launches the Citizens’ Report in Ghana African Monitor (AM) launched the citizen-driven data initiative – the Citizen’s Report! (CR!) yesterday, 1 November 2017 in Accra, Ghana, with support from Open Society Southern Africa and West Africa. This launch took place at the African Youth SDGs Summit (AYSDGS) hosted by AM’s partner the Youth Advocacy[…]

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African Monitor, in partnership with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) South Africa, will host a national strategic consultation which seeks to mobilise Civil Society Organizations (CSO) participation in the implementation of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This event, to be staged on behalf of the South African Working Group on SDGs, will be held on Friday,[…]

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A story by Salome Nthenya Nzuki from Nairobi, Kenya. She thinks addressing teenage pregnancy is key to ensuring girl child education and achieving Sustainable Development Goals. Read Salome’s opinion here… Teenage pregnancy in Kenya is increasing at an alarming rate. Girls are becoming mothers at a very tender age. Statistics from the Kenya demographic and[…]

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