Partners

Since its inception, AYON has conducted various programmes, projects and campaigns in partnership with various International Organizations, United Nations Agencies, Government Institutions, and Youth Organizations.

 
 
British Council Nepal (2008-2011)
The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide. We call this cultural relations. British Council operate in over 100 countries. We have been working in Nepal since 1959, starting with a Library at Kantipath. We now offer services in 6 cities in Nepal and employ more than 30 staff members.
 
 
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
Globalisation and climate change have an increasing influence on the stability of fragile mountain ecosystems and the livelihoods of mountain people. ICIMOD aims to assist mountain people to understand these changes, adapt to them, and make the most of new opportunities.
 
 
International Council on Management of Population Programmes (ICOMP)
Since its establishment in 1973, ICOMP has charted a unique path towards strengthening programme capacity and effectiveness with managerial and leadership improvements in numerous developing countries. It promotes South-South cooperation; assists in the development of institutional capacity; accelerates diffusion and up scaling of innovations; and networks professional management resources.
 
 
International Labor Organization (ILO)
The ILO is the international organization responsible for drawing up and overseeing international labour standards. It is the only ‘tripartite’ United Nations agency that brings together representatives of governments, employers and workers to jointly shape policies and programmes promoting Decent Work for all. This unique arrangement gives the ILO an edge in incorporating ‘real world’ knowledge about employment and work.
 
 
Ministry of Local Development, The Government of Nepal
Ministry of Local Development is one of the ministries of the government with widespread network up to grass-root level (VDCs and Municipalities). As per the main guiding policy (Geeta) of local development, Local Self Governance Act, 1999, this ministry has been placed at the apex of three tier structural framework and accredited with the role of coordination, cooperation, facilitation and monitoring and evaluation of activities undertaken by local bodies (75 District Development Committees, 58 Municipalities and 3915 Village Development Committees).
 
 
National Planning Commission,Nepal
National Planning Commission (NPC) is the advisory body for formulating development plans and policies of the country under the directives of the National Development Council (NDC) . It explores and allocates resources for economic development and works as a central agency for monitoring and evaluation of development plans, policies and programmes. Besides, it facilitates the implementation of development policies and programmes.
 
Save the Children
Save the Children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in need in the United States and around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves.
 
 
Search For Common Ground (SFCG)
Search for Common Ground works to transform the way the world deals with conflict – away from adversarial approaches and towards collaborative problem solving. We work with local partners to find culturally appropriate means to strengthen societies’ capacity to deal with conflicts constructively: to understand the differences and act on the commonalities.
 
 
The Asia Foundation
The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization committed to the development of a peaceful, prosperous, just, and open Asia-Pacific region. The Foundation supports Asian initiatives to improve governance, law, and civil society; women’s empowerment; economic reform and development; sustainable development and the environment; and international relations. Drawing on nearly 60 years of experience in Asia, the Foundation collaborates with private and public partners to support leadership and institutional development, exchanges, and policy research.
 
 
The World Bank
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. Our mission is to fight poverty with passion and professionalism for lasting results and to help people help themselves and their environment by providing resources, sharing knowledge, building capacity and forging partnerships in the public and private sectors.
 
 
UNAIDS Nepal
Leveraging the AIDS response, UNAIDS works to build political action and to promote the rights of all people for better results for global health and development. Globally, it sets policy and is the source of HIV-related data. In countries, UNAIDS brings together the resources of the UNAIDS Secretariat and 10 UN system organizations for coordinated and accountable efforts to unite the world against AIDS.
 
 
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Nepal
UNDP in Nepal concentrates its efforts for greater impact in the most remote, poor, and/or conflict-affected areas of the mid- and far-western development regions and the Terai, where its rights-based interventions are targeted towards the disadvantaged and vulnerable groups. The UNDP programmes seek opportunities for joint programming with other United Nations organizations and engage in joint planning and monitoring of development activities in selected districts.
 
 
UNESCO Korea
UNESCO works to create the conditions for dialogue among civilizations, cultures and peoples, based upon respect for commonly shared values. It is through this dialogue that the world can achieve global visions of sustainable development encompassing observance of human rights, mutual respect and the alleviation of poverty, all of which are at the heart of UNESCO’S mission and activities.
 
 
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Nepal
UNFPA’s support to Nepal began in 1971. The current ongoing Sixth Country Programme commenced in 2008 and will end in 2010 to coincide with the Government of Nepal Three Year Interim Plan. Through this programme and in partnership with the Government of Nepal UNFPA will provide a total of US$ 28 million, of which US$ 17 million is from UNFPA’s regular resources and US$ 11 million from multilateral and bilateral government sources. UNFPA works closely with the Government line ministries and UN agencies to contribute to peace-building and national development goals.
 
 
UNFPA Bangladesh
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has been working in partnership with the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh since 1974 through technical advisory services and commodity support. So far, the organization has completed six country programme cycles while it is currently carrying out its seventh country programme (2006- 2010).
 
 
USAID-OTI
The Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) was therefore created within USAID’s humanitarian bureau in 1994 to provide fast, flexible, short-term assistance to take advantage of windows of opportunity to build democracy and peace. It lays the foundations for long-term development by promoting reconciliation, jumpstarting economies and helping stable democracy take hold.