ENTREPS, CYCDI, and THISDAY Group to promote Climate Action Enterprises in Africa through Solution17 for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
These three organizations came together with the idea to promote the engagement of youths in Nigeria to solve the problems faced by Nigeria and Africa at large. They signed an agreement on this note by creating models to help improve youths’ engagements.
The solution 17 was founded by the Creative Youth Community Development Initiative (CYCDI) was developed as a model to engage the youths to innovate solutions based on SDGs which will help to tackle problems by implementing solutions locally to achieve the 2030 global goals.
The International Board of Global Actors and Business for Sustainability (ENTREPS) is a Belgium-based international network of experts in the research, diplomatic, innovations, influencers, and public figures determined to create sustainabilities.
The ENTREPS President, Joaquin Velazquez-Boston were speaking on the collaborations saying, “as co-founder of this initiative, our organization will be responsible and represent it before governments (such as the United Nations, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the European Union Institutions, the African Union…) and main Global Actors,
playing the role of ‘Global Ambassador’ of Solution17 for SDGs in meetings, congresses, summits, signing of agreements and others”.
“Also, we will facilitate the full participation of Solution17 at the 5th Global Entreps Awards and 5G citizens International Congress; this will help showcase the solutions, innovation enterprises developed by youth in Nigeria and the continent of Africa. We are passionate about this project and we are ready to kick start the project with Solution17 for Climate Action in Covenant University.”
CYCDI is a United Nations SDG Action Award winner which is a non-governmental organization incorporated in Nigeria to promote SDGs by enhancing educational activities, creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship development in children, youth, and women in Africa to achieve the 2030 Agenda.
Founder and CEO of CYCDI said “For many years, Africa has externalized their solution, look away from her strength and concentrate on old solutions to a new problem with the same mindset! We are changing the narrative with sustainable interventions”.