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Organizational Profile

Youth Advocacy Nepal is a movement-based youth organization dedicated to protecting and promoting youth rights though advocacy, campaigns and capacity development. With the initiation of energetic and vibrant youth, it is registered in Kathmandu District Administration Office (DAO) and Social Welfare Council (SWC) in 2013. We are one of the leading advocacy organizations working in the field of youth development. Our thematic focus areas include education, disaster risk management, climate change, employment, entrepreneurship, gender, and social inclusion.

Under the above mentioned themes, we, in partnership with Ministry of Youth and Sports, ActionAid Nepal and various likeminded organizations, are executing innovative programs that enrich the lives of Nepali youth and society on the whole. Our current program offerings include Youth Dialogue Series, Youth Democracy Camp, Youth literacy campaign, Youth Entrepreneurship Camp, Disaster Response Program, Youth Advocacy and Leadership program, as well as a Youth Civil Society Strengthening Program.

Vision: YAN envisions just, democratic and prosperous Nepal where all youth realize their fundamental human rights and  freedoms.

Mission: YAN protect and promote youth rights through advocacy and campaigns and capacity development programs.


  1.  To increase full and effective participation and leadership of youth within civic and political affairs
  2. To ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for youth.
  3. To promote gender equality and social inclusion.
  4. To promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all youth.
  5. To mainstream the Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and take action to combat climate change and its impacts.  

 Working areas

  1. Youth Development
  2. Education
  3. disaster risk reduction and climate change
  4. Employment and entrepreneurship
  5.  Gender equity and social inclusion.


  • Accountability & transparency

  • Social Justice

  • Collaboration

  • Nonviolence

  • Mutual respect for all.


Our strategies

  1. Institutional strengthening.
  2. Advocacy and campaigning
  3. Youth capacity building.
  4. Networking, coordination & collaboration.
  5. Research, documentation and publication

Our Programs
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