African Youth Unite for Action Forum

The African Youth Unite for Action Forum is a 2-day conference to engage African youth and co-create solutions to the most pressing challenges encountered by young people in the continent.

During the 2-day convening, youth will lead the conversation on several topics crucial for the future of the African continent, such as education, employment, entrepreneurship and youth engagement.

Entity

AFRICAN UNION COMMISSION

Government or intergovernmental entity

Partners

  • International Labour Organization (ILO)

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The African Youth Unite for Action Forum is a 2-day conference to engage African youth and co-create solutions to the most pressing challenges encountered by young people in the continent.

During the 2-day convening, youth will lead the conversation on several topics crucial for the future of the African continent, such as education, employment, entrepreneurship and youth engagement.

Young participants have been selected through a call for application and will include youth from all African Union Member States, as well as UN System, private sector partners, civil society and experts to bring meaningful contributions to the African Union 'ONE MILLION initiative', aiming at providing opportunities for one million African Youth by 2021.

The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth and the ILO will participate in the event.

 

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