Youth Initiatives Toward Sustainable Impact
03 May 2017
On the side of UNESCO Forum Four Seasons Hotel - Riyadh
Youth initiatives between success and failure
Program Manager/MC of Youth Circle Nahla AlArifi- Assistant Project Manager
Difficulties in persuading governments/stakeholders to adopt initiatives.
The efforts of the initiators appear on behalf of others.
Governments policies are one of the reasons for limiting initiatives’ sustainability.
The importance of measuring impact and repairing defects to sustain the initiative.
Having the impact and goals from the inception phase is important for sustainability.
Prepare a youth-based policies and procedures to facilitate the initiatives creation, impact and sustainability.
Equip all supplies to start the initiative, and start directly.
Dealing with the initiative as a profitable enterprise is a motivation for sustainability.
Teamwork and avoid hierarchy.
The use of social media and electronic platforms to create a base of stakeholders supports the implementation and sustainability of the initiative like “Kickstarter.com”