Emmanuel Ametepey

Emmanuel Ametepey is a youth development consultant with special interest in governance, democracy and youth empowerment. As the Founder and Executive Director of Youth Advocates Ghana (YAG), he works to promote a sustainable and productive future for all young people focusing on effective youth engagement in the Post 2015 Development Agenda and the transition to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Emmanuel has worked as the country coordinator for Voice Africa`s Future-(VAF Ghana), a pan-African Post-2015 Youth Consultation Project which used widely available mobile technology, crowd-sourcing through e-platforms and radio to ensure Ghanaian youth groups participate in shaping the post-2015 agenda. Currently, he is a Mentor for UK based Restless Development`s Accountability Advocates Project for Ghana, which aims to empower young people with the knowledge, skills and networks needed to analyze official data and generate their own, to track progress towards national and international development commitments such as the monitoring of the SDGs. He holds Diploma in Social Work and is in the second year of study for a degree in Development Studies at the Presbyterian University College, Ghana.