PAUL POLMAN
CEO Unilever, SDG Advocate

SAMSON ITODO

Executive Director, Youth Initiative for Advocacy
UN Young Leaders for the SDG – Second Class

 

Samson heads one of Africa’s leading civic group on democratic governance and citizens’ participation, YIAGA AFRICA. YIAGA AFRICA is a non-profit organization promoting democratic governance, constitutionalism and youth participation in Africa through research, capacity development and policy advocacy. Samson is the pioneer of the Not Too Young To Run movement. The campaign seeks to reduce the constitutional age requirement for political office. The campaign is adopted by the United Nations, African Union and the Economic Community of West Africa States (ECOWAS). Samson is a champion for quality youth representation in National Parliaments across Africa.