Deadline: March 2, 2019
Applications are open for the African Union Commission (AUC) 2nd Pan-Africa Youth Forum 2019in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The Forum is hosted under the theme “African Youth Unite for Action – Bridging the Gap & Reaching out to Young Africans.”
The forum is convened as part of the launch of the “African Youth Unite for Action – Bridging the Gap & Reaching out to Young Africans” Project, an exciting new initiative of the African Union Chairperson which aims to accelerate action on African youth priorities by directly reaching millions of young Africans in the four key areas of Education, Employment, Entrepreneurship and Engagement.
The event will create spaces for youth to co-create solutions in these key areas which will contribute to the implementation of the initiative in the next couple of years. This is therefore to call upon dedicated, visionary and proactive young Africans with experience and/or expertise in the areas outlined above to join the co-creation sessions and represent the youth cohort of the continent in high-level decision making processes. The Pan African Youth Forum will be held from April 24-27, 2019 at the African Union Commission Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Participants are expected to engage in an intensive four-day meeting to propose workable solutions which will directly uplift millions of youth on the continent. In addition, participants will undergo a 15-hour virtual capacity building in the run-up to the Pan African Youth Forum. The programme is broadly outlined thus: