YALIVotes

Africa is rising and Africa is voting. As young leaders, you can show the importance of participating in elections and staying actively engaged in civic life after the polls close, to make your voice heard. Elections are important not just for you and your country, but can have a widespread impact on the political behavior across the the entire continent of Africa.

YALIVotes encourages civic participation through elections and social responsibility. Elections are the fundamental means by which citizens connect to their government and the world.  Make your voice heard by voting and staying civically engaged in your community.

 Free and Fair Elections and Civic Responsibility

Course - Understanding Elections and Civic Responsibility

Complete the YALI Network Online Course, Understanding Elections and Civic Responsibility and earn a certificate.

English: Understanding Elections and Civic Responsibility 

FrançaisComprendre les Élections et la Responsabilité Citoyenne 

Take it offline! Organize a #YALILearns session using the Understanding Elections and Civic Responsibility course to raise awareness and educate your community about the importance of free and fair elections and civic participation.

Blogs and YALIVoices

Videos

Watch the video below to learn more about the importance of fair elections.

Video: What's the Harm in Buying Votes?

To view the video transcript in English and French – click here [PDF 215kB]

Encouraging Good Governance

Courses - Responsible Leadership and Servant Leadership

Complete the YALI Network Online Courses, Responsible Leadership on Transparency and Good Governance and Servant Leadershipand earn a certificate.

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Responsible Leadership on Transparency and Good Governance

Servant Leadership

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Un Leadership Responsable en Matière de Transparence et de Bonne Gouvernance

Le leadership Serviteur – La Différence Cruciale

Take it offline! Organize a #YALILearns session using the Responsible Leadership on Transparency and Good Governance and Servant Leadership courses to raise awareness and educate your community about the importance of good governance and responsible leadership.

Blogs and YALIVoices

Videos

Watch the videos below to learn more about the importance of good governance.

Video: What’s the Harm in Violating Community Trust?

To view the video transcript in English and French – click here [PDF 215 kB]

Video: What's the Harm in Bribery?

To view the video transcript in English and French – click here [PDF 215 kB]

Accountability and Transparency in Government

Course - Strengthening Public Sector Service

Complete the YALI Network Online Course, Strengthening Public Sector Service and earn a certificate.

EnglishStrengthening Public Sector Service

FrançaisRenforcer les Prestations du Secteur Public

Take it offline! Organize a #YALILearns session using the Strengthening Public Sector Service course to raise awareness and educate your community about the importance of accountability and transparency in government. Use the facilitation guide below to get started.

Blogs and YALIVoices

Videos

Watch the video below to learn more about the importance of transparency in government.

Video: What’s the Harm with Public Officials who Resist Transparency?

To view the video transcript in English and French – click here [PDF 215 kB]

Share YALIVotes!

Download and share these graphics on social media, using #YALIVotes, to raise awareness about the importance of civic participation and the responsibility of voters within your country.

 

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Share Your Knowledge

You have all the tools you will need to encourage others in your community to take action in support of elections in your country!

Organize a #YALILearns session using the Understanding Elections and Civic Responsibility and the Responsible Leadership on Transparency and Good Governance courses to mobilize your community to make informed voting decisions, understand the importance of civic participation, and learn more about the impact to society when there is a lack of transparency and good governance in the public and private sectors. Use the facilitation guides below to get started.

 

Already held a YALILearns session? Tell us about it using this report form: YALILearns Report

Become a Smart Citizen

A Smart Citizen understands that democracies need active, informed, responsible citizens to be healthy.  These citizens promote peace and urge their communities to refrain from violence during and after elections.  They also encourage their elected leaders and public officials to remain transparent and accountable while in office.  

Organize a #YALILearns session using this Smart Citizen facilitation guide to empower those in your community!

 

Already held a YALILearns session? Tell us about it using this report form: YALILearns Report

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