Activities and Programs

- Participation in workshops, building of NGOs

- Cleaning of public places, first of lakes and rivers

- National Organization for Earth Day (April 22) and water (March 22)

- Weekly television program Eco-development on TV2

- Weekly radio program “Corner of the Environment” on Tropik FM

- Organization of the first day in town without a car in West Africa (Lomé, April 22)

- Organization during routine environmental education in three schools in the district Akossombo, Lomé.

- Development of a Local Agenda 21 for the common Danyi N’digbe

- Building International Youth Camps, Danyi, Kpele Tsiko, Hihéatro

- Reforestation in Hihéatro, Amlamé, Bassar, Kpémé

- Awareness campaign on HIV / AIDS in Lome and Kpélé Tsiko

- Organisation of two conference-debates on the Information Society

- Publication of the Journal ISSUE

- Repair of hydraulic Danyi Ndigbe

- Organisation of the week climate and renewable energy in Lome in February 2009

- Campaign against pesticides

- Establishment of a multi-stakeholder dialogue on dams and their impact on populations

Conferences and Networks

For his efforts YVE is recognized nationally and internationally.

In this sense, she was awarded the ” International Award for Best Performance “by the Council of International Awards (United Arab Emirates, June 2002). The Executive Director also received in Washington DC, the Media Award for Environmental Press 2002 IUCN – Reuters “(USA, December 8, 2002).

YVE Association also participated in several international meetings including:

- Social Forum in Benin, ‘Cotonou, Benin) in October 2004

- Workshop on Youth, Agriculture and Information Technology (Accra, Ghana), October 2004

- Validation Workshop of the draft document of the National Biosafety Framework (Atakpamé, Lomé), September 2004

- Training Workshop on WET (Montana, USA) – March 2004

- Training workshop on the protection of genetic (Ivory Coast) – February 2004

- International Conference on the populations affected by dams (Rasi Salai, Thailand) – December 2003

- Preparatory meeting on NEPAD and the water sector, (Joburg, South Africa) – November 2003

- Launch of the Network Workshop Freshwater Action Network, FAN-Africa (Nairobi, Kenya) – October 2003

- Adoption of the Document Conservation of Biodiversity in Togo (Lomé, Togo) – September 2003

- Training Workshop on Development Organization (Akosombo, Ghana) – September 2003

- International Youth Summit UNEP (TUNZA 2003) (Dubna, Russia) – August 2003

- Network Strategy Workshop African Biodiversity Network (ABN Nairobi, Kenya) – July 2003

- International Conference of Leaders of Youth (University of Legon Accra, Ghana) – June 2003

- Civic education (Kpalime, Togo) – April 2003

- Capacity building workshop for NGOs on GMOs Togo (Lomé, Togo) – March 2003

- Validation Workshop of the monograph of biodiversity Togo (Lomé, Togo) – decembre2002

- Workshop on Globalization and GMOs (Awassa, Ethiopia) – November 2002

- Training Workshop on Climate Change (Lomé, Togo) – October 2002
- Workshop on Capacity Building of NGOs in Togo on Climate Change – October 2002
World Summit on Sustainable Development (Johannesburg, South Africa) – August 2002

- Workshop on Management of obsolete stocks of pesticides (Arusha, Tanzania) – June 2002

- Fourth preparatory meeting for the Earth Summit (Bali, Indonesia) – May 2002

- The summit of southern NGOs on sustainable development (Algiers, Algeria) – March 2002

- Meeting preparation of France for the Johannesburg Summit (Rennes, France) – February 2002

- Conference South – South of globalization and ecological debt (Ouidah, Benin) – November 2001

- Workshop of NGOs in West Africa on Sustainable Development (Lomé, Togo) – October 2001

The association JVE is a member of several national and international visitors.

Note that it is the initiator of four networks:

  • Network of Associations of Youth for Sustainable Development ( RAJEDD),Lomé, April 2002
  • Francophone Youth Network created in Bali, Indonesia, June 2002
  • African Youth Initiative on Climate Change (IJACC), COP12 in Nairobi, Kenya, November 2006
  • West African Coalition on Climate Change (WACCC) – created during the week of climate and Renewable Energy in Lome, Togo in February 2009

Current projects and future

For 2009, YVE Ghana  identified three strategic areas:

- Climate Change and Community Development

- Biodiversity

- Youth and eco-citizenship

The axis Climate Change and Community Development is a number of projects including:

- Promotion of alternative energy and mastery

- Replacement Project in the villages of kerosene lamps with solar lamps

- Create a resource center for solar energy

- Pilot projects on adaptation

- Reforestation Project in schools

- Water and Sanitation Project

- Strengthen the capacity of Africa’s climate change including the establishment of networks and committees of reflection to give a stronger voice in international negotiations

- Continue the proposed solar water pasteurization and to promote SODIS.

- Development of Agenda 21

- Promotion of sanitation and hygiene of the living

- Mobilization and Information around the theme of climate change

The axis Biodiversity is a number of projects including:

- Workshop on GMOs and Biofuels

- Advocacy for participatory forest management

- Rehabilitation of the classified forest of Assim

- Environmental Health Project

- Sustainable Tourism Program: identification and training of 10 eco-cultural villages Home

Axis Youth and eco-citizenship corresponds to a number of projects including:

- Construction Camps Youth Summer 2009

- Organisation of international days: March 22 Water, earth April 22, the environment on June 5, Youth on August 12, October toilets, AIDS 1 st December and volunteers on December 5

- Strengthening capacity of local branches and other Youth Associations of Togo

- Extension Program Ecology and Consciousness

- Promoting entrepreneurship and environmental community volunteerism

- Continue the multi-stakeholder dialogue on dams

This participatory and inclusive approach depends on
the success of sustainable human development