- We believe that democracy is about participation.
- We believe that youth participation is a right and not a privilege.
- We believe youth political participation is an indicator of a country’s democratic development.
- A competent, youthful, innovative and highly motivated staff
- Deployment of ICT and new media technology
- Partnerships/Collaboration that work: state actors- non state actors-international community
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Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) aka Youth Action Initiative Africa is a youth-based non-governmental organization that promotes democratic governance, human rights and youth political participation. YIAGA focuses on in-depth research, capacity development and public policy advocacy. Since its inception, the organization has carved a niche for itself as one of Nigeria’s frontline youth civil society organization promoting participatory democracy, human rights and active civic participation.
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