Webinar: Meaningful participation of youth with disabilities in advocacy

4 Dec

Examples of participation and how to overcome challenges

The webinar on meaningful participation of youth with disabilities in advocacy already took place. A webinar the Make Way team of Liliane Fonds organised in honour of the International Day of Persons with a Disability. Where youth panel member provided valuable insights into successful advocacy. You missed it? Good news, we recorded the webinar. So you can still learn from their examples and their experience in overcoming challenges!

We’re rounding up the recording. As soon as it’s available you can find it here.

Presented by: 

  • Anneke Donker – Head of International Programmes and Partnership department, Liliane Fonds
  • Ian Banda – Advocacy for the ratification of the African Disability Protocol (ADP) in Zambia
  • Mekdes Taye – Youth-led Research for advocacy in Ethiopia
  • Kennedy Gumba – Youth consultation for county planning & budgetting in Kenya
  • Géke Appeldoorn, Organisational Development & Advocacy Adviser Liliane Fonds
  • Jim Monkel – SRHR Youth Ambassador
  • Moderator – Lisanne van der Steeg, Liliane Fonds lobbyist


  • Introduction & welcome by Anneke Donker
  • Advocacy for the African Disability Protocol (Zambia)
  • Youth-led research for advocacy – (Ethiopia)
  • County budget consultation – (Kenya)
  • Make Way toolkit
  • Conclusions by Jim Monkel

Don’t miss this opportunity to expand your knowledge on youth participation!



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