“We need to create a space where we can trust each other”, was one of the main ways forward proposed by the participants at the side-event on ‘Youth-Adult Partnerships in Practice’ organized on the eve before the start of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
Our brand new Project Officer “Early and Forced Marriages”, Abby Buwalda, had to hit the ground running. After a mere three days in the Utrecht office, she was on a plane to Maputo, Mozambique to represent CHOICE at the kick-off workshop for our newest project "No I Don't."
No better way to practice leadership skills and build team spirit than by doing role-plays and simulations. Youth advocates Robin Smeets and Tess Pairon were recently in Nakuru, Kenya to facilitate a training on youth participation and youth leadership for our partner NAYA.