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Connected Advocacy Centre for Youth Development

Benin City, Nigeria
Joined April 2016
Presence in: Nigeria
Focus: Citizenship & Identification, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Labor & Employment, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information


We aim to build an integrated ecosystem where the marginalised citizens are included as active participants in the political economy of their society.



We use advocacy as a tool to connect marginalised citizens with development partners, and policymakers to develop an adaptive, and accountable strategy, for effective stakeholder engagement. We do this through sustainable intervention, empowerment, communication, knowledge exchange, alliance building, innovation, and public awareness to ensure marginalised communities are strengthened and drive policies for implementation while creating awareness on clearly defined thematic areas with a shared vision for positive change.

Aims & Objectives:

  • To encourage and support youth and other marginalised communities to participate in governance and developmental education.
  • To provide grassroots solutions for marginalized communities.
  • To provide and support programs geared towards sustainable peace, intercultural development, transparency and accountability, and citizens’ social contracts.
  • To engage developmental partners to strengthen, and empower the capacity of marginalised communities.
  • Through research, we aim to strengthen and advocate for the implementation of policies to bring about development in society.

Our Thematic Areas: Governance, Health, Climate change, Youth Development, Women Empowerment

Our Target: Youth, Women, Marginalised communities, Policymakers