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Citizen Advocates for Change

From Open Government Pioneer Project

Are you a young citizen advocate for change?[edit | edit source]

This event has been advertised on the gathering website and on the meet-ups page.

Summary of session[edit | edit source]

Hosted by The International Development Education Association Scotland (IDEAS) and the Open Government Network

Young people are often simultaneously at the centre of things and on the periphery. They may be the focus of an initiative or an action whilst having little to do with the decision-making process itself. Over the last year and in the build-up to The Year Of Young People 2018 (YOYP), The IDEAS Network and its members have invited young people throughout Scotland to become Young Citizens Advocates (YCA), pushing for change and becoming engaged with the issues that matter most to them.

This event, co-hosted by The Open Government Network and informed by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), will be part of IDEAS’ series of YCA events. It will be an interactive session exploring young people’s perspectives on a range of issues and will include the opportunity for young people and organisations to share and channel their passion and enthusiasm for change.

JOIN US and be part of a conversation that aims to engage, empower and excite; initiating change through collaboration across generations and organisations