Young African Leaders Summit 2019
Department: Young African Leaders Summit
Location: Ghana, West Africa
Reports To: The Programs Director
Open to All African Countries!
The Young Politicians and Leaders Network (YPLN) is 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 in general.
As a means of creating a cross-country idea-sharing and networking opportunity, a maiden two-day continental summit will be hosted in Accra, Ghana in November 2019 where participants would converge to discuss and formulate solutions to some of Africa’s pressing and emerging problems.
The Young African Leaders Summit (YALS 2019) will collate ideas from some of the continent’s most exceptional youth figures and aggregate them into relevant themes able to shape policy on the continent.
YPLN is seeking Country Representatives to promote the goals and objectives of YALS 2019 in all countries in Africa.
This year’s theme for this event is: Securing the future of Africa: The Role of the African Youth, young Business Leaders and Entrepreneurs.
The Young African Leaders Summit is created to bring together policy makers, youth in politics, young entrepreneurs and start-ups to discuss various topical issues that pertain to economic empowerment, politics, climate change and entrepreneurship development. Each summit shall feature a new theme drawn from the principal issues that affect African youths living in Africa and those in diaspora. The summit shall brainstorm on vital topics such as African in diaspora roles in developing their nations, investments opportunities, challenges facing African entrepreneurs, commonwealth funding and grants, etc
Participants will work together to draft a declaration which will be submitted to Heads of States and the African Union.
Event venue: ACCRA DIGITAL CENTRE AUDITORIUM, Accra-Ghana
Date; 22/11/2019 & 23/11/2019
Speakers will be available soon.
This high-level program shall be a congress of youths in politics, entrepreneurs, agents of Change (NGOs and State Actors) across the nations of Africa. At the end of each summit, nations from all continents present will be empowered to exploit collaboration potentials and a communique released detailing all the resolutions at the forum.
Speakers shall be invited to address critical issues relating to the theme of the event.
Youths shall be encouraged to collaborate and take centre stage regarding issues in their various societies.
This position requires an individual with strong leadership abilities; representational, communication skills, and the ability to develop networks to build partnerships and diversify program resources. Eligibilities include:
Eligible Regions: Open for all African countries
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.