Advocacy Initiative for Development (AID)

Organization's name: Advocacy Initiative for Development (AID)
Organization's acronym: AID
Headquarters address  
Address: 4229 S. Mobile Cir, Apt D, Aurora, Colorado 80013
United States of America
Phone: 7209756561
Fax: sylmurray@aidonline.org
Email: sylmurray@aidonline.org
Web site: www.aidonline.org

Organization type: Non-governmental organization
Languages::
  • English

Remarks: AB (17 OCT 2019) Designation of Mr. Sylvanus Murray as President/CEO has been approved based on letter submitted on 16 Oct (see #367942), exchange of messages, information on the application for consultative status and on the website of the org.

Contacts & Participation:

First Name:

Last Name:

Contact Type:

Josephine Kai-Tongie Designation
Isata Fofana Designation , Advancement of Women
Abraham Akempta Application
Sylvanus Murray Head of Organization , Conference Focal Point , Application , Committee on NGOs Representative
Mannella Peters Designation , Advancement of Women
Donald Kalokoh Designation
Sulaiman Musa Designation , Committee on NGOs Representative
Benson Kandeh Designation , Sustainable Development (primary)
Mariama Jalloh
Fatmata Jigba Designation , Advancement of Women
Daphne Murray Designation , Advancement of Women
Benson Kandeh Designation , Sustainable Development (primary)
Sylvanus Murray Head of Organization , Application , Committee on NGOs Representative
Mohamed Koroma Designation , Application
Mariama Bah Designation
Mohamed Koroma Designation , Committee on NGOs Representative
Fatmata Davies Designation
Thomas Simbo Designation , Conference Focal Point , Application

Activities


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Economic and Social:
  • Agriculture
  • Children
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Development
  • Education
  • Women
  • Youth

  • Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Capacity building
  • Education and training of women
  • Human rights of women
  • Indigenous women
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Institutional mechanisms for the advancement of women
  • Men and boys
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Policy advice
  • Research
  • Service provision
  • The girl child
  • Trafficking in women and girls
  • Violence against women
  • Women and HIV/AIDS
  • Women and armed conflict
  • Women and health
  • Women and poverty
  • Women and the economy
  • Women and the environment
  • Women and the media
  • Women and the media
  • Women in power and decision-making

  • Social Development:
  • Conflict
  • Cooperative
  • Disabled persons
  • Employment
  • Indigenous issues
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Poverty
  • Social policy
  • Youth

  • Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Capacity-building
  • Climate change
  • Education
  • Forests
  • Gender equality
  • Health
  • Human settlements
  • Information for decision-making and participation
  • Partnerships
  • Poverty
  • Protecting and managing the natural resources
  • Rural Development
  • Sanitation
  • Sustainable development for Africa
  • Technology
  • Waste Management

  • Peace and Development in Africa:
  • Development in Africa
  • Peace in Africa

  • Conflict Resolution in Africa:
  • Conflicts Resolution
  • Geographic scope: International
    Country of activity:
    • United States of America
    • Sierra Leone
    Millennium Development Goals:
    • Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
    • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
    • Achieve universal primary education
    • Promote gender equality and empower women
    • Reduce child mortality
    • Improve maternal health
    • Ensure environmental sustainability
    • Develop global partnership for development
    Mission statement:
    Year established (YYYY): 2000
    Year of registration (YYYY): 2004
    Organizational structure: Board of Directors, Officers, Volunteers
    Number and type of members: Membership is consist of the Board of Directors. Currently, there are eight members of the Board.
    Affiliation with NGO networks: WANGO, CIVICUS, AWID, TIG, African Monitors, SLANGO, GMC, WRA
    Funding structure:
    • Fundraising campaigns

    • Donations and grants from domestic sources

    • Funds from other Non-Governmental Organizations


    Additional Information

    Sustainable Development

    Major Group affiliation:
    • Indigenous people
    • Scientific and technological communities
    • Business and industry
    • Children and youth
    • Local authorities
    • Women
    • Non-governmental organization
    • Farmers
    Involvement in UN Partnerships:
    If yes, explain in detail:
    Affiliation with other organizations:
    Publications:
    Statements or documents submitted
    Commission on Sustainable Development:
    Funding received from Division for Sustainable Development:

    Social Development

    Affiliation with other organizations:
    Publications:
    Purpose of the organization:
    Activities relevant to the conference of States Parties to the convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities:
    Confirmation of the activities of the organization at the regional, national or international level:
    A list of members of the governing body of the organization, and their countries of nationality:
    Description of the membership of the organization, indicating the total number of members:

    Advancement of Women

    Affiliation with other organizations:
    Publications:
    Statements or documents submitted
    to the Commission on the Status of Women:
    Statements or documents submitted
    to the Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women:

    Forests

    Affiliation with other organizations:
    Affiliation with UN bodies:
    Publications:
    Statements or documents submitted
    to the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF):
    UNFF newsletter

    UN Public Administration Network (UNPAN)

    Involvement in Public Administration:
    Publications:

    Other UN Entities

    Informal regional network of NGOs

    UN-NGO-IRENE Newsletter:
    Accreditation with other UN Entities:
    • UNDP

    Main Objective

    Special Event / Application for Consultative Status with ECOSOC
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