The Leadership Academy is an initiative for a multi-faceted and generational change leadership training and mentoring programme intended to promote more pluralistic, representative and accountable governance in Uganda. The leadership Academy is a non-academic but certified programme with a wide range of leadership/political training programmes to young people in their diversities.The program will be delivered by a combination of academics, political leaders, civil society actors and persons from the formal and informal sector.
Ni-Yetu youth programme is a social empowerment initiative that integrates promotion of SRHR and GBV prevention, Civil Society Organisation strengthening as well as increased fulfilments for adolescent/youth’s SRH and GBV protection rights in five districts of Lira, Alebtong, Tororo, Kamuli and Kampala.
The overall goal of Ni-Yetu is to contribute to a healthy youth population, free from violence and empowered in an inclusive civil society that promotes state accountability. This goal will be achieved through four strategic objectives;
Although adolescents/youth 13-24 years old constitute the primary target population for Ni-Yetu, the programme also targets secondary influencers and duty bearers, including: parents/guardians, local leaders and opinion leaders (including elders and faith based leaders) in the community; professional service providers such as health workers and teachers; policy makers at the various levels of the government structure; and civil society organizations so as to ensure an enabling environment for young people to fulfil their SRHR and GBV protection rights.
Key activities to be implemented by UYONET under the Ni-Yetu Programme
Key activities to be implemented By UYONET under the Ni-Yetu programme in partnership with PLAN Uganda between 2015 – 2016 include;