The Young African Leaders Summit will collate ideas from some of the continent’s finest youth figures and aggregate them into relevant themes able to shape policy on the continent. It is also intended to be a platform for cross-country idea-sharing and assimilation and an opportunity to bridge identity gap that is often perceived to exist within the youthful population of Africa.
The forum is an initiative of The Young Politicians and Leaders Network, a global movement of young change agents dedicated to training its cohort to take up leadership roles to influence the future of Africa and the world at large.
Panel sessions, focus group discussions and ideas collated a summit communique called the AFRICAN YOUTH MANIFESTO will be submitted to the African Union.
Theme: Securing the future of Africa: The Role of the African Youth, Young Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs.
The Summit, the first ever largest continental youth gathering in Ghana will mobilize a diversity of delegates and policy makers from all African countries comprising government officials, members of the diplomatic corp, international agency representatives, entrepreneurs, emerging youth and student leaders to collate ideas from the continent’s finest figures to aggregate them into relevant themes able to shape policy on the continent.