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WYDE Civic Engagement

Network of Young Decision-makers

Part of Women and Youth in Democracy Initiative

Sabir Ali

Political Activist and lead member of the Chief Minister Special Committee on Youth Reforms (Government of Sindh)

Active Network Member

From: Pakistan

Active since: 2023

Sabir is a young political activist striving for youth civic engagement and youth participation in policy-making and decision-making in Pakistan.

Sabir is a lead member of the Chief Minister Special Committee on Youth Reforms (Government of Sindh) and is advocating for youth inclusion in policy-making and decision-making at the Provincial and National levels. He is also providing recommendations to government departments on policy reforms and recommendations which improve youth engagement and participation in political processes and civic spaces.

Sabir has a Master of Philosophy in Sociology degree, has strong research and communication skills and started his political activism through engagement with a student’s union where he strived to improve youth engagement in the political process and engagement in political campaigns. He advocates for improved youth civic engagement, improving policy gaps and enabling a conducive policy which promotes youth civic engagement and youth participation in policymaking and the decision-making process.

Along with the Special committee role, Sabir is actively engaged in civil society, which includes organising campaigns for voter registration, organising workshops for youth to participate in the electoral process as a voter as well as electoral candidates and has actively campaigned during Pakistan’s general election 2018 to improve youth participation in the political process. He is also actively engaged in combating climate change through youth engagement and is advocating for improved youth participation in climate change policy-making and decision-making processes at the local and provincial levels.

Despite facing challenges and in his society, Sabir remains determined to make a difference. He believes that the youth can be the driving force behind change and that their voices must be heard in the political process. Through his dedication and leadership, he has become an inspiration to many young people in Pakistan who are looking to make their voices heard.

Sabir Ali Related Activities

From 11/12/2023 to 11/14/2023

Policy Lab Network of Young Decision-Makers 2023- 12 November | “Youth Rethinking Social Development for People and Planet”

The Network of Young Decision-Makers will contribute to the discussions of Club de Madrid’s Annual Policy Dialogue 2023

Date: 06/15/2023

First meeting of the Network of Young Decision-makers

WYDE Civic Engagement Network of Young Decision-Makers brings together a group of exceptional young leaders under 36 years old who are active in politics and in decision-making bodies and who have already reached positions of influence from which they can advocate for greater youth political participation.