Sudanese Association for Youth Development (SAYD) is considered as a voluntary, non-profit, non-political association that contributes with other association of the civil society to achieve sustainable development. SAYD was established in 2001 as the United Nations Friends Association, this name was modified to Sudanese Association for Youth Development (SAYD) in 2004. SAYD is registered NGOs in Ministry of Humanitarian aid, in Humanitarian Aid Commission (HAC).
Objective of the association:
SAYD aims to promote and develop the Sudanese youth and these enhance the youth roles in the community as well as directing the youth towards sustainable development and the creation of a better living for youth that helps them to develop economically, socially and culturally. SAYD is concerned with youth capacity building in different issues. This could be achieved through the following objectives:
1- Development and promotion of youth capacities.
2- Involving youth in programes of environmental conservation.
3- Combating or Reduction poverty and unemployment.
4- Working in preservation and control of HIV/AIDS and STDs.
5- Distributing peace of culture in the community and participation in peace building & Working on democracy, human rights and social justice awareness.
6- Encouragement of Gender, Women& Children issues concern.
7- Encouragements of Reproductive Health& Reproductive Health Rights programs.
8- Establishing culture exchange programs.
9- linking Sudanese youth with international youth organizations.
10- Encouraging concerns with Sudanese culture.
1- Arab youth forum on Reform and Thought Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt ,Feb 2006 .
2- Arab youth forum, Head office of UNDP, Nov 2005, Cairo. Representive of Sudanese Youth.
3- Sudanese Civil society organizations Forum, Oslo ,Norway 2005. Representive of Sudanese Youth.
4- Tunza International Youth Conference, India 2005. Representive of Sudanese Youth.
SAYD has collaborations with:
1. Babker Badri Scientific Association for Women Studies (BBSAWS).
2. Khartoum Union Student (KUS).
3. Circle of friends - World health organization.
4. Institute of Women, Gender Development studies (IWGDS) in Ahfad University.
5. Canadian College Sudanese.
6. Family Planning Association.
7. CAFA Association.
8. AIDS awareness Association.
9. Youth for Children Association.
10. Blue Nile Channel.
11. United Nations Association- Sudan
1- Sudan Population Network.
2- Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC), African Union Commission.
3-Network of African Youth & Adolescents (NAYA)
4- Oslo Group.