The voice of girls and young women. Goal 3. Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2010. The Global Action Theme (GAT). Our international education and advocacy programme: Develops awareness Supports community action and
Asia Pacific Regional Conference 2010
Our international education and advocacy programme:
"I am only one, but still I am one. I cannot do everything,
but still I can do something; and because I cannot do everything I will not refuse to do the something that I can do."
Author and lecturer
Introduced at the 33rd World Conference in South Africa, 2008
Advocacy is influencing others to take decisions that improve our lives and the lives of others
It always involves:
100 years of changing lives
Official observer status at UN, over 2000 statements made over our 60 year partnership
30 UN Reps in 6 countries
Building World Citizenship, OROR
17,000 Girl Guides and Girl Scouts stood up against poverty in Millennium Campaign event
WAGGGS will directly advocate on issues affecting girls and young women.
WAGGGS will support MOs to advocate on issues affecting girls and young women and work with MOs to integrate advocacy into their national programmes.
WAGGGS will support and provide opportunities to girls and young women to advocate on their own behalf.
Global Advocacy Campaign
to be launched at
34th World Conference in 2011