Copyright 2017 Youth and Society The National Youth Policy Program: Tracking the Policy Promise Overall program Goal: Contribute towards improved lives of young people in Malawi through influencing effective implementation of the National Youth Policy.  Our program targets: - Empower and inform the youth (10-35) to act, and claim rights and freedoms enshrined in National Youth Policy of Malawi. - Strengthen and build the capacity of civil society actors and young people to effectively Participate in policy processes, engage government, stakeholders and citizens on youth policy matters. - Facilitate the establishment of the National Advocacy Platform on National Youth Policy. - Develop and implement the 'Youth Policy Advocacy Strategy' (YPAS). - Engage the Malawi government, civil society organisations, private sector, the youth, and development partners to implement the National Youth Policy in Malawi. - Monitor and evaluate implementation of the National Youth Policy in Malawi What we strive to achieve: - Increased empowerment of youth with full enjoyment and protection of their socio-economic and political rights. - Increased capacity of civil society and youth groups to effectively engage government, stakeholders and citizens on youth  policy matters. - Strengthened voice of the youth especially the poor and marginalised young people in influencing national youth policy  implementation at local and national level in Malawi. - Increased response by the Malawi government, civil society organisations, private sector, the youth, and development partners in implementation of the National Youth Policy in Malawi - Increased engagement and dialogue among young people, government, parliament, civil society, and development partners on National Youth Policy issues in Malawi Work With Us - Become our Youth Policy Ambassador and help mobilise youth and stakeholders - Become Youth Policy advocate in your community - Donate to support the program - Share with us your technical expertise on youth policy issues - Partner us in implementing youth policy interventions in Malawi Program Highlights YAS'S NEW HIV/AIDS  PROJECT TO TEST 900  PEOPLE IN VIPHYA  FOREST Under its Human Rights and  Democracy Programme, YAS  with grant support from the  American Government's.... YAS LEADS MALAWIAN CSOs IN THE GRAND-  CORRUPTION FIGHT -  "MAIZE-GATE" SCAM In its front-line combat against  corruption and impunity in  Malawi, from 2016, through  strategic public interest   litigation, YAS has.....