YOUTH VOICES: CITIZENS' HEARINGS

                                 YOUTH VOICES: CITIZENS' HEARINGS

Citizens’ Hearings have taken place across Africa and Asia in 2015 engaging tens of thousands of people – this International Youth Day we’re taking a closer look at how youth groups and representatives have taken part, raising their voices for women’s, children’s and adolescent’s health.

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EBOLA OUTBREAK EXACERBATED NEED FOR CITIZENS' HEARING IN SIERRA LEONE

EBOLA OUTBREAK EXACERBATED NEED FOR CITIZENS' HEARING IN SIERRA LEONE

The Ebola outbreak, which could have been prevented if the health system in Sierra Leone had been stronger and more resilient, exacerbated the need to organise a citizens’ hearing. This was an opportunity for us, as citizens and civil society, to take stock of progress made towards the MDGs, and help ensure that we are better prepared in case of another outbreak.

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Politicians in New Delhi Inspired to Engage Citizens In Budget Setting

Politicians in New Delhi Inspired to Engage Citizens In Budget Setting

Setting the stage for dialogue on participatory governance, Raghav Chadha, Spokesperson, AAP, spoke the participatory budget development exercise intiated by AAP and said that the vision of the party is to “Move from a parliamentary democracy to a participatory democracy. Creating accountability structures, citizens’ engagement for policy making, the AAP government is working to include citizens through the Mohalla Sabhas and the newly developed Delhi Dialogue Council,”

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