Starting up a YPAG

Starting a YPAG is similar to starting a non-governmental organization, or NGO. For an effective and sustainable operation, a strong organizational structure with a clear objective must be developed from the start. The following ten steps will guide the development of a YPAG:

  1. Define objective
  2. Establish a steering committee
  3. Research demand for a YPAG
  4. Develop proposal and apply for funding
  5. Identify coordinator
  6. Approach stakeholders and establish a network
  7. Recruitment
  8. Plan meetings
  9. Ground rules
  10. Review activities