In light of the increasing importance of the role of civil society organizations as a third partner in the overall development process and the need to have a concrete and comprehensive role in achieving this, the idea of ​​working with indicators of good governance to assess the role of the internal systems of organizations as one of the factors affecting their ability to do their work optimally. It will contribute to the best services to the community and support development efforts more effectively.

Based on the firm conviction of Resonate!Yemen  Foundation, Yemen, and GIZ (German Agency for International Cooperation) / Good Governance Program, the importance of contributing to enhancing the role of civil society organizations and raising the efficiency and effectiveness of these organizations in carrying out their roles. The idea of ​​the project "Governance of Civil Society Organizations" came.

The idea of ​​the project is to implement a range of activities to help strengthen the principles of governance in civil society organizations based on wide partnerships between 100 local organizations and government agencies directly related to the work of civil society organizations.

Leaders for Development

Start at

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

End at

Friday, November 15th, 2019


Sana'a, Ibb, Ma'rib, Hadramaut, Aden

Components of the project

Component 1: Civil Society Organizations

Enable civil society organizations to defend their visions and issues more effectively to advance peace building  and stabilize the country Attendance of six training workshops in Amman, Jordan

Component 2: Youth Network Leaders for Development

Training and empowering 100 young men and women distributed in five governorates (Sana'a, Aden, Ibb, Marib and Hadramout) on leadership and negotiation, studying the needs of the community and preparing projects, advocacy and lobbying.

Providing advice and guidance, as well as providing some small financial grants, which in turn will enable members of the network to contribute to community development and establish community peace rules in coordination with local authority leaders and local and international organizations.

Component 3: Policy Fellowship

 Rehabilitation and training of 20 young men and women from five governorates (Sana'a, Aden, Ibb, Marib and Hadramout) on leadership skills, policy analysis, awareness-raising, communication with the public and advocates and conflict resolution.

Support these young people who have an interest in public affairs by providing them with fellowship opportunities in public policies enabling them to work with local authorities in these governorates for a limited period.

20 Prepared 20 policy papers addressing a number of societal problems by members of the Policy Fellows who worked with local authorities during the fellowship.

Strengthen the capacity of civil society organizations by playing an active role in achieving societal consensus and seeking stability for the country.
To acquire members of the Youth Network with a set of skills and knowledge that enable them to play active community roles.
Enable young advisors to work alongside the local authority
20 Policy papers that address several societal problems.

Youth and Woman