Eastern Africa Regional youth network

Our History


The Eastern Africa Regional Youth Network(EARYN) is a regional youth network established in 2003 by youth organisation involved in the activities of of the Global YOuth Network(GYN) ,which was an initiative of United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime(UNODC) and World Health Organisation(WHO) in the context of their global initiative on primary prevention of substance abuse GYN had been established in 1998 at a youth conference organised by UNODC in Ban ff,Canada and brought together 33 youth organisations from across the world with one common thing,primary prevention while contributing to the global response to substance abuse

    The final phase of GYN,which has been working on three main areas:
  • Building the capacity of youth organisation for effective prevention
  • Establish communication links between youth organisations across the world and the UN
  • Developing and disseminating good practise in the field of drugs abuse prevention.
As part of the follow up strategy for the project,the Global Youth Network team at UNODC-HQ in cosultation with youth organisations decided to establish Regional Youth Network through UNODC regional offices across the world among then: Carribean
Latin America
Russia and Belarus
South east and Pacific Asia
Southern Asia

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Program
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Beneficiaries
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Youth Groups
328,000
Donation

Current projects


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Queer Youth Summit

The regional Queer Youth Summit is a week long leadership summit that will provide a platform for LGBT young leaders to test their leadership skills through intense debating,delivering speeches, drafting resolutions,making executive decisions on relevant issues and participating in various other activities.

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Identity Girls Center

The identity project addresses the social and rights of adolescents and young mothers aged 16-20 yrs in the broad context of their educational and livelihoods needs.Services offered at the centre will include pre-post natal clinic/maternity,continuing education,skills Dev and daycare for kids

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Identity Scholarship Fund

The ID Fund is a high school educational grant that covers tuition fee,uniform and textbook fund.The scholarship are available to students admitted at the Kenya Senior School for a period of their high school academic years.

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Our Partners


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