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The Youth Political and Civic Engagement Cohort, better known as the Youth Democracy Cohort, is one of the platforms that was launched as part of the Year of Action of the 2021 Summit for Democracy. The Cohorts bring together governments, civil society and the private sector to advance good governance and democratic renewal around the world.

The Youth Democracy Cohort (YDC) is an inclusive platform to take meaningful action toward implementing Summit for Democracy commitments on youth political and civic engagement through resources, expertise, research, activities, and achievements.

Our cohort is composed of 9 co-leading organisations, joined by more than 100 other member organisations from around the world. The aim of our cohort is to promote youth political and civic engagement globally.

 

The YDC aims also to broaden the scope of the already existing evidence on Youth Political Participation and is working on different youth-led research studies

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Let’s empower and engage Youth around the world

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Members Organisations

logo Namibia Media Trust
logo Sasa Organization for the Promotion of Democracy
logo iFix Initiative
logo Youth Development and Empowerment initiative
logo Mzalendo trust
logo Global Meetings Company (Glomeec)
logo Amazon Theatrix Ensemble
logo KIMWIKI YOUTH ACTION LTD
logo OCDE
logo Creating A Place For All – CAPFA
logo DevTrain Community and Entrepreneurship Development Initiative
logo Citoyenneté Ci Sama Gokh
logo National Democratic Institute (NDI, USA)
logo Boresha Life Empowerment Kenya
logo Nottooyoungtolead initiative
logo Deep-Impact Initiative
logo NATIONAL COLLABORATIVE BOARD ASSOCIATION
logo Restless Development
logo Creations Forum Afrika
logo Young Men’s Christian Association, Ethiopia
logo SARA Movement
logo Honiara Youth Council
logo African Resilience Concern (ARC Africa)
logo Integrated for New Knowledge Ethiopia
logo The National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE, Ghana)
logo Organisation pour le Développement Intelectuel de Madagascar ( NGO ODIMA )
logo Mandera youth assembly
logo Sauvegarde des Acquis de la Démocratie (AJSAD)
logo American Corner Surkhet
logo National Planning Commission (NPC, Nepal)
logo Youth organization for global action
logo Justice House
logo ACACIA ASBL
logo Leaders for Leaders Champion
logo Chibombo Child Development Agency
logo Gender And Reproductive Health Advocacy Youth Network
logo Youth for a Better Cameroon – YOBCA
logo People in Need
logo Réseau Ouest Africain des Jeunes Femmes Leaders (ROAJELF, Senegal)
logo Thrive for Education Development
logo Youth Lead Africa
logo Youth Senate Kenya
logo Liberia CSOs Anti- Corruption Coalition
logo Run For It
logo Path Youth Organization
logo Connect your city – Brussels
logo Key Populations Uganda
logo Lifesong Kenya
logo Isika
logo Federation of Liberian Youth – FLY
logo NIMD
logo Yiaga Africa
logo Girls and Women Empowerment Network Trust
logo Cruize Talks Podcast
logo SHOAA FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
logo European Democracy Youth Network (EDYN, Slovakia)
logo The G16 Taraba youths iniative
logo Amani Center CBO
logo Friends Development Organization
logo Talanta Africa
logo Women Aid and Youth Development Organization-WAYDO
logo Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Worship (Costa Rica)
logo Citoyenneté Ci Sama Gokh
logo The Amplifiers Youth Organization(TAYO)
logo Europiamo ETS
logo Kisumu Youth Caucus
logo Center for Creative and Cultural Industries, Chapman University
logo Plus rien comme avant
logo Blind Youth Association Nepal
logo Centre Affrika Obota-Burkina Faso (CAO-BF)
logo Organization for Social Accountability Ethiopia (OSAE)
logo YP Foundation
logo Convention Tchadienne de Défense de droits de l’Homme
logo Youth Up Together
logo The Youth Congress
logo WOMEN CRUSADE FOR DEVELOPMENT AFRICA
logo U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
logo Door Beyond War
logo Elykia Institute
logo Youth Partnership for Peace and Development
logo Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
logo Association des Habitants pour le Développement de Bepanda Yongyong
logo Voix du Cœur
logo NACAJ (Núcleo de Apoio as Crianças, Adolescentes e Jovens)
logo International Republican Institute (IRI, USA)
logo FADHILI TEENS TANZANIA
logo ReadyToLeadAfrica
logo Reach Out Tanzania
logo Webzaly
logo Nexus Intellect Research NGO
logo ASOEDHU (It Gets Better Paraguay)
logo GoodGovPH Inc.
logo European partnership for Democracy (Belgium)
logo DIPD
logo Growing Together
logo Youth Actions for Development Foundation
logo Ministerio de Cultura y Juventud (Costa Rica)
logo MEGA Act Foundation
logo Politicos
logo Stretchers Youth Organization
logo Youth Up Together
logo Organisation URU (Central African Republic)
logo RESSEMBLEMENT DES JEUNES ACTIFS
logo Chitungwiza Community Development Network
logo Scholastic Foundation Nepal
logo La Rencontre Africaine pour la Défense des Droits de l’Homme (RADDHO, Senegal)
logo Moldovan Youth Council
logo Plateforme “Jeunes et engagés !” (EU)
logo Institute for Government and Public Affairs (IGPA)
logo Club de Madrid
logo The Drive Leadership Network
logo AfroLeadership
logo Indian Youth Cafe
logo Young Female Influencers
logo Youth Without Borders – Tunisia
logo AfricTivistes
logo Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network
logo Horn Peace Institute
logo Partners for Agriculture and Community Development
logo Académie Sportive d’Haïti ACASH
logo Papua New Guinea Rural Development INC (PNGRDI)
logo L’Observatoire SAFIDY Fanaraha-maso ny fifidianana
logo Youth alliance for transformation in Africa
logo Georgetown University Democracy & Governance MA Program
logo The Youth Cafe
logo Politics4Her
logo Nepal Youth Council (NYC, Nepal)
logo Southern Africa Youth Forum (SAYoF)
logo Asociación Juvenil para el Bienestar Integral (AJUBI)
logo Youth Unite Zambia
logo Accountability Lab
logo Suar Asa Khatulistiwa
logo NETWORK FOR RESEARCH AND GOVERNANCE
logo Association Development by Young People (ADYP)
logo Save The Rural Society
logo Friends of the African Union
logo Together for Humanity and Development
logo Association of Volunteers for Awareness, Promotion of Rights and Sustainable Development (AVSPDD in Acronym)
logo The department for International Partnerships (DG INTPA)
logo Kenya youth federation
logo OpenNet4 O Zambia
logo Association of Youth Organizations in Nepal (AYON)
logo Impulse Foundation for Youth (Fundacja Impuls dla Młodych)
logo Community Solutions Zimbabwe
logo Association des parents et malades spina bifida (est une association nationale)
logo Citizen Voice and Actions
logo Commonwealth Youth Human Rights & Democracy Network
logo Improve Liberia cooperation movement
logo Ministry of Youth and Sports (Nepal)
logo Youth up together Latin america and the caribbean
logo Center for Governance and Leadership (CEGOL)
logo Africa-Asia Youth Foundation – AAYFO
logo Rwanda Youth Organization Forum
logo RUTH ROTICH & COMPANY ADVOCATES
logo Jukwaa la Katiba Tanzania (JUKATA)
logo Tana Action Initiative
logo Digital Girls
logo ELIMU CARE
logo Sustainable Pathways Nigeria
logo INCLUSIVE
logo Young and alive initiative
logo Zimbabwe Youth For Impaired Persons Trust
logo Coordinadora Universitaria por la Democracia y la Justicia (CUDJ)
logo ANGLICAN COMMUNION YOUTH NETWORK
logo Democracy moves
logo Youth Up Together
logo IASIS NGO
logo National Youth Advisory Council Of Jamaica
logo Ministry Of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
logo Gender And Reproductive Health Advocacy Youth Network
logo Libera Initiative for Civic Engagement
logo Youth & Citizens for integrity (YCI)
logo We care organization
logo Youth Innovation Lab (YI-Lab, Nepal)
logo Centre for Development Support Initiatives (CEDSI) Nigeria
logo Centre for Gender And Politics South Asia
logo Fondation conseil jeune
logo The Demography Project
logo youth IGF Nepal
logo QS ImpACT
logo Latin American Youth Network for Democracy (Juventud LAC)
logo DPART – think tank
logo Law Students’ Association of Sri Lanka
logo Ensaf for development
logo Permanent Secretariat of the Community of Democracies
logo Hi five governance watch Zambia
logo Sky volunteering Organization
logo Youth for Privacy
logo Youth for Innovation Trust
logo YouthNet for Climate Justice
logo Youth Association for Development
logo Afrobarometer (Ghana)
logo Ose Women and Youth Development (OWYD)
logo Hope for Tomorrow Initiative (HOFTI Centre)
logo The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES, USA)
logo Amani Center CBO
logo Tanzania Patriotic Organization
logo Kenya Muslim Women Allaince
logo Ghana Ministry of Youth and Sports
logo Guyana Environment Initiative
logo Social Enabled Education
logo Network of Youth for Sustainable Initiative (NGYouthSDGs)
logo Civilab
logo DOXA HOUSE FOUNDATION
logo Consortium Jeunesse Sénégal
logo Post Society
logo Liberia Youth Development for Integration and Access (LYDIA Liberia)
logo Tracoda
logo Nosotras Women Connecting
logo Konraud Adenauer Foundation – KAS
logo YOUTHAID-LIBERIA (YAL)
logo ONG Ouvrir Les Horizons
logo Diario Mirador
logo Centre Africa Obota Togo (CAO-TOGO)
logo Europe Elects
logo Eclectic Love
logo Bango organization
logo Learning Squared Liberia
logo Gambia Participates
logo Advokc Foundation
logo Social Justice League
logo Alma Cívica
logo STEMi Makers of Africa
logo Vision des filles leaders pour le développement
logo Civic Hive
logo Youth Council in Action for Nation (YOUTH CAN)
logo Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia
logo Students Against Corruption Intl.
logo Afghans Empowered
logo Tavush Region Tourism Development Agency NGO
logo Balkan Youth Activism
logo YOTA – Youth Opportunity and Transformation in Africa
logo Grace Charitable And Rehabilitation Organization
logo Child Rights Centre
logo Real Agenda For Youth Transformation Trust
logo Uzalendo Afrika Initiative
logo Youth Space Foundation
logo Centre for Girls and Interaction (CEGI)
logo iVoting
logo Association des Blogueurs de Guinée (ABLOGUI, Guinea)
logo Fadhili Teens Tanzania (FTT)
logo Comrades Association Namibia
logo Phoenix Revival Association
logo Civilab
logo IREX
logo Delegation of the European Union to Nepal
logo Global Alliance for a Healthy Society (GAHSO)
logo JEFFHILL MENTORSHIP AND LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE MASENO UNIVERSITY CHARTER
logo The Ogoni Girl Child Initiative For Environmental Restoration (TOGIFER)
logo Sunday Akinrelere Leadership and Mentorship Initiative (SALEMi)
logo Zimbabwe United Nations Association
logo Human Rights Research Center (HRRC)
logo MIGHT FOUNDATION
logo Somali Youth Leaders
logo Wazi Community Based Organization
logo Youthmakers Hub
logo Switfun Tv
logo Brain Builders Youth Development Initiative
logo Rede Africana de Cooperação e Desenvolvimento
logo Freedom House
logo The National Council of and for persons with Disabilities
logo Action pour le Développement de l’Initiative Locale (ADILO)
logo Association des Jeunes Entreprenants de Bonassama (AJE)
logo Mothers and Children Development Organization
logo Manchester City Council
logo AJAD
logo Fundación El Dato
logo Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO)
logo Youth Leadership Parliament Ghana, YLP (Ghana)
logo Réseau National des Acteurs du Développement Durable-RENADE
logo Save the Children (USA)
logo YAPD4Africa
logo CENTER FOR ELECTORAL JUSTICE AND RESEARCH
logo The Millennials Movement
logo WAJIBIKA COMMUNITY CENTER
logo Tech4Peace
logo UNDI18 (Malaysia)
logo LACLOCHE
logo Tayo Na Collaboratory (TN!C) for Young Leaders of Democracy
logo Legacies of War
logo Youth Coalition for Electoral Democracy
logo Ministère de la Jeunesse du Sénégal
logo Organisation des jeunes pour la citoyenneté active et le développement
logo Elwak South Youth Forum-CBO
logo Youth and Urbanism
logo Ustawi Kenya Program
logo Green Oasis Lens (GOAL)
logo TUMAINI LA VIJANA NA WATOTO TANZANIA(TUVIWATA)
logo Research Voice Tanzania
logo ONG Tolotsoa
logo YouthLab solutions
logo NGO Little People of Kosovo
logo Bays Planet Foundation
logo The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)
logo IRI
logo Aïssata Ly
logo Feminists Support For Youth Initiative Uganda