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Speak! Innovations from ivory coast: new ways to connect online

This SPEAK! Campaign in 2019 was coordinated by a Global Team of four persons working with local organisations in different regions across the world. My name is Frederic Adou and as part of the SPEAK! Global Team, I worked from my home in Ivory Coast to directly support 22 organisations in West Africa, Central Africa, Francophone African Countries and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

SPEAK! 2019 enabler reflection from Tanzania

In just one month, we built a strong network with ten other diverse organizations focused on preparing for each of our SPEAK! events. We began by meeting in person for two days of training. The interactive process of event idea brainstorming, presentation, and feedback created a cohesive action-oriented spirit as equal partners.

Learning advocacy through drama

Kinara for Youth Evolution is working with CIVICUS in collecting missing information under Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 which is Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. Under this goal, citizens need to have participatory decision making in different matters within their community concerning the development issues.

The datashift newsletter that links digital security headlines to your everyday work

At the end of August, Google security researchers published a report about sustained – at least two years – and indiscriminate campaign to hack iPhones, belonging to visitors of certain websites. It is believed to be the worst hack in iPhone history so far. Affected models included every iPh one 5c to iPhone 10 and operating systems from iOS10 to iOS12.

Participatory workshop for collecting sdg indicators on responsive and inclusive decision-making

Kinara for Youth Evolution is working with CIVICUS DataShift to learn about the process to collect data on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16, Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions, specifically measuring inclusive and responsive decision-making (SDG indicator 16.7.2) using a participatory workshop approach.

One next step

Kinara for Youth Evolution is working with CIVICUS DataShift in collecting data for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 which stands for Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. The one next step is the additional seventh step in the workshop guideline and which gave small task to participants to work on after they have participated in the workshop and which do not require external financial support.

Recommendations on guideline for collecting sdg data through participatory workshop

Kinara for Youth Evolution is helping CIVICUS to test a participatory workshop designed by FabRiders collecting data on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) number 16, Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. Kinara has tested the workshop with three community groups which were our own staff, youth Community Change Agents (CCAs), and women community change agents called Strength of Mothers.

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