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UHC2030: YPPD Plans for Universal Health Coverage Day 2019

For UHC Day 2019, Youth Partnership for Peace and Development will partner with WASH-Net in organizing a national  roundtable that will bring together diverse media institutions, civil society and health sector practitioners as means to raise the profile of Universal Health Coverage in Sierra Leone. The Media round table will be culminated with joint civil …

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National Launch of UNSCR2250 in Sierra Leone

In Sierra Leone, Youth-led organization, Youth Partnership for Peace and Development (YPPD) with support from the Civil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (CSPPS) and Cordaid, will organize a National Launch Event of the UNSCR2250 on 28 February 2017 at 10am at the British Council Auditorium. The objective of the launch event is the localization of the resolution in context of …

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Press Release: Launch of United Nations Security Council Resolution on Youth Peace and Security

Building peaceful, inclusive and resilient societies while taking youth along. Launch of United Nations Security Council Resolution on Youth Peace and Security Freetown, 5 February 2017 – The Youth-led organisation Youth Partnership for Peace and Development (YPPD) with support from the Civil Society Platform for Peacebuilding and Statebuilding (CSPPS) will organise a National Launch Event of the …

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Support the Infrastructure for IfE’s Action Groups

Dear IfE Members, Partners and Friends, Initiative for Equality (IfE) is all set to launch our Action Groups, providing coordination for global collaborations on critically important equality-related issues. We need your help to make it happen! Can you make a donation to support this exciting initiative? Each Action Group will start out with a global teleconference, including presentations …

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YPPD’s Post-2015 SDG Engagement Plans in Sierra Leone

After successfully spearheading the Action/2015 Campaign in Sierra Leone, the Youth Partnership for Peace and Development continues to lead major engagements aimed at realizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Below are some of the major activities planned in going forward. We will continue taking at the center of our engagements the organization’s programs of HIV/AIDS, …

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YPPD Applauds the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA)

Youth Partnership for Peace and Development being very keen to following up on the African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS (OAFLA) initiative, we very much appreciate the fact the First Ladies on the African continent. Noting that  Sierra Leone’s First Lady, Mrs. Sia Nyama Koroma, responded to the invitation of her Ghanaian counterpart, Dr. Nana Dramani Mahawa, …

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Action/2015 Sierra Leone Concludes National Stakeholders Forum

Stakeholders on Thursday, 5th February held a one-day consultative Forum in Freetown on Action/2015 which seeks to fight against poverty, inequality and climate change. Youth Partnership for Peace and Development (YPPD) in collaboration in partnership with the Campaign for Good Governance (CGG) is coordinating this initiative at the national level together with the Action 2015 Taskforce. …

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Youth Opinion on the Abortion Bill in Sierra Leone by Mohamed Kanneh

Mohamed Kanneh Program Coordinator at the West African Youth Network and Debate Coach Following the current debates with keen interest on the Safe Abortion bill that was recently passed in parliament, what still keeps impenetrable to me is the reason why religious leaders should serve as an impediment for the Bill to become a law.In …

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In Sierra Leone, CITIZENS CALL FOR BOLD ACTION AHEAD OF UN CLIMATE SUMMIT (COP21) IN PARIS

On, 29th November, citizens of Sierra Leone join hundreds-of-thousands of people around the Globe taking to the streets ahead of the UN Climate summit in Paris. As part of the Global Climate March citizens will call on governments to speed up action on climate change by signing an ambitious climate agreement. Highlights of some of the 2,000 …

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