The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development promotes this core notion of voice, clearly stating that development is not possible without the empowerment and full engagement of citizens. Since its launch in 2017, the Citizen Report (CR) initiative has been African Monitor (AM)’s simple yet powerful tool that enabled the participation of the marginalized communities and the[…]
The Citizens’ Report!
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[…]
The date May 25 is a significant calendar day for Africans across the continent – from the southern most tip of the continent in Agulhas, the highest point of Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in the east, the long Niger River in the west, to the majestic pyramids of Egypt in the north. It is a day[…]
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[…]