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Youth Voice Campaign Brief Overview

Here is a brochure that provides an overview of the “Youth Voice” regional campaign! It includes the main achievements, country-level highlights, testimonials from young people and interviews with decision-makers.

UNFPA Young Innovators Fellowship Programme

The new Young Innovators Fellowship Programme call for applications has been launched. Please see our UNFPA jobs page and the attached flyers for further information. A set of Frequently Asked Questions is available here.

“Y-PEER and Me” initiative

“Y-PEER and Me” is an online campaign to motivate all Y-PEERians and young people around the world to share their successful stories and best practices. This campaign also aims to activate Y-PEER online platforms to use it as effective tool for change and youth empowerment.

Call for PETRI – Sofia Fellowship

PETRI – Sofia is a regional and resource coordination center, which organizes the activities of the International Y-PEER network. The Y-PEER youth peer education network was established in 2001 by UNFPA as a network of organizations and institutions, working in the field of sexual and reproductive health in 42 countries throughout the world.

Y-PEER News Bulletin

Y-PEER News Bulletin is a visual content-based document, which reports and illustrates activities administered by the Y-PEER network on national and international levels. The aim of the Bulletin is to enable network members and active members of Y-PEER to get acquainted and informed about various seminars, workshops, events and activism taking place within their own communities, along with those occurring within their geographical region and beyond. 

Joint article on youth

YSAFEYouActASTRA Youth & Y-PEER contributed with a joint article called “Youth matters! Why invest in young people’s and adolescents’ Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights?” in the new European Magazine for Sexual and Reproductive Health “EntreNous”. 

A glimpse of the Youth Voice campaign achievements

The Youth Voice regional campaign is aiming to ensure broad consultation and coordination with the young people in the region and their full participation in ongoing discussions concerning the new development agenda.

Video for 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence

In the framework of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence campaign, Y-PEER Albania team has worked with Fatma, a journalist from Albania on producing a video in support of the cause. Watch it here: 

Youth advocates take on child marriage, gender inequality in Albania

*Originally published in:

KORÇA, Albania – “When I was sixth grade, my mother used to say, very often, ‘Finish this year, and do not go to school anymore’,” said Gina,* a youth advocate from the marginalized Roma community in Albania.

In many ways, she did what her mother expected. She became engaged at 15 and married soon afterward. By 19 years old, she was a mother.

EuroNGos 2015 and the #MYPintheSDGs Youth Initiative

Last week, YouAct was present at the 2015 EuroNGOs conference hosted by Sex og Politikk, the Norwegian Association for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights. Anna Johanson Dahl, SC member from Sweden and Ana Rizescu, the organization’s Coordinator, had the opportunity to meet, network, exchange and disseminate ideas, information and resources for advocacy.