The last two months has been very busy for GYAC. Never before so many e-mails were sent to and replied from different parts of the world, where GYAC Global Coordinating Body (GCB) members, Business Model team members, and the World Bank Institute (WBI) reside. Two crucial steps have been taken: electing the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of GCB, and continuing the process to deliver GYAC out of WBI's tutelage.…Continue
Africa – Corruption: Our misplaced admiration
Published on: Friday, March 15th, 2013
By Milton Margai - Our admiration for corrupt individuals or groups in our societies (African) seems misplaced in my humble opinion. We tend to vilify and ridicule upstanding people with integrity in our societies (those who refuse to succumb to the lures of corrupt practices to enrich themselves), yet admire and adulate those who have amassed so much wealth for themselves at the detriment of…Continue
Added by Wurie Mamadu Tamba Barrie on March 25, 2013 at 4:24pm — No Comments
Dear GYACers and all,
I am please to share with you my blog on the experience i garthered during the 3 th GYAC and 15th IACC Conference in Brazil 2012. pls you may click to read 3rd Forum &15th IACC Conference:The Brazilian Experience 120 Days…Continue
Added by Wurie Mamadu Tamba Barrie on March 20, 2013 at 5:23pm — No Comments
Dear GYAC members,
I would like to extend the UNDP Virtual School's invitation to participate in two e-learning sessions aimed at youth (18-35 years old) who want to learn…
Added by David Riveros García on December 14, 2012 at 4:19am — No Comments
Mohandas Gandhi once said: “if we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.” Today, the majority (almost 85%) of the world’s youth live in developing countries, which means his guidance has become more important than ever when discussing development policy. Additionally, the…Continue
Added by Briana Thompson on December 11, 2012 at 7:21pm — No Comments
Hi all, GYAC has been featured in 15th IACC's blog, too, including a great video.
"A New Generation of anti-corruption effort" http://15iacc.org/blog/2012/11/08/a-new-generation-of-anti-corruption-efforts/
"Hear Young Voices Against Corruption"…
Added by Bunga Manggiasih on November 8, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments
By Pauline Wanja
Open Data Development Camp, Nairobi
On June 27-28, Pauline Wanja and her fellow activists and GYACers took…Continue
Added by Raphael Shepard on July 11, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments
The Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime are organizing a High-Level Segment Special event on “Accountability, Transparency and Sustainable development: turning challenges into opportunities'' on the 9th July, 2012 from 9:30am-1:00pm, at the ECOSOC Chamber, inside the United Nations Headquarters, in New York, USA.…Continue
On Tuesday, 24 April 2012, the third edition of Fair Play will open! The Fair Play global anti-corruption music video competition and global anti-corruption campaign is presented by the JMI Foundation, the Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network, and the World Bank Institute. Artists are invited to submit their…Continue
Added by Joseph Mansilla on May 14, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Are you young? Are you bright? Are you inspired to change the world for the better? Do you believe that your role in doing so is equally as important as anyone else’s? Have you shown leadership and had impact in your country? Of course you are, of course you do, of course you have, and we know that!
That’s why we bring you this opportunity to take part in the upcoming One Young World (OYW) Summit in Pittsburg, USA, between October 18-23rd,…Continue
Added by Raphael Shepard on April 3, 2012 at 6:54am — No Comments
Dear GYACers et all,
It with pleasure to share with you GYAC Sierra Leone Statement during the joint…Continue
Added by Wurie Mamadu Tamba Barrie on March 27, 2012 at 2:47pm — No Comments
The times they are a’changin’! Your Global Coordinating Body is working hard and the GYAC Network is growing fast!
On January 31st, your GCB came together for the second videoconference of this year’s GYAC VC Series. Why? Two words, the Charter. Since the last annual forum in Nairobi, the GCB has been working together to cement the decisions that were made regarding the structure, membership, roles, and responsibilities of the Network and its members. We are almost there and…Continue
Follow the link http://africayoungvoices.com/2012/01/acc-wins-%E2%80%9Caward-of-excellence%E2%80%9D/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=acc-wins-%25e2%2580%259caward-of-excellence%25e2%2580%259d To sowcase the power of creative media which GYAC is propagating as a means…Continue
Added by Wurie Mamadu Tamba Barrie on January 23, 2012 at 6:42pm — No Comments
How do you think the technologically-literate people empower the fight against corruption? You may think they'll use the most advanced gizmos to track or spy on the corrupters. Or at least, developing high-tech methods to catch the grafters red-handed.
But just like how the smartest guys are the ones…
La forma en que los jóvenes alrededor actúan para hacerle frente a los temas de corrupción es admirable. De esto pude dar cuenta en el marco del segundo Foro de Voces Contra la Corrupción realizado en Nairobi (Kenia) del 27 al 29 de abril de la Red Global de Jóvenes…Continue
Added by Carolina Villanueva on May 16, 2011 at 11:05pm — No Comments
(An English translation will come soon. In the mean time, please use Google translate ;)
Membaca judul tulisan ini, saya jadi tersenyum sendiri. Soalnya, kalau dengar jargon itu, yang pertama terpikir adalah penyadapan bagi koruptor a la investigator Komisi Pemberantasan Korupsi. Atau pelacakan lokasi si penyeleweng dana melalui sinyal yang dikirimkan telepon selulernya ke satelit.
Istilah teknologi memang kadang membuat benak memikirkan hal supercanggih bak…
Added by Bunga Manggiasih on May 4, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments
Good news for young activists! This is what Nicholas Holford of the British Council told the GYAC participants in Nairobi last week.
Now you can get the opportunity to fund your anti-corruption projects with mini grants from the World Bank Institute and the British Council. In order to be eligible to apply, you must either be members of the GYAC network or Global
As Nick put it in a recent FB chat session, a member is a…Continue
Added by Bunga Manggiasih on April 28, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
Who can deny the importance of technology in the digital era now? This is the time when we might smile more in front of our gadget screens instead of in real face to face conversations. These are the days when social networking across the internet may give you more jobs and fun compared with the old-fashioned…Continue