By Kelvin Keya founder of Youth Edition
Violet Mbiti represented Kenya at the summit as the Founder of Youth County Projects Kenya which bridges the knowledge and awareness gap regarding youth projects and opportunities being implemented in the 47 counties in Kenya by stakeholders working with the youth. Youth County Projects Kenya operates within three main divisions namely Advertising platform on youth projects and opportunities; Project Consulting; Research and Innovation Consulting.
The Inter Generational Dialogue was held to create space for dialogue that is necessary to develop trans formative strategies and perspectives on maximizing the development potentials of youth. This was held under the theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend in Africa towards the realization of Sustainable Development Goals and AU Agenda 2063”.
The dialogue was held by engaging Heads of States and Governments, continental and global leaders of key institutions with key youth constituencies including university students, National Youth Councils, social justice actors, African diaspora and media among others.
At the summit the participants explored a variety of sub-themes namely economic empowerment,health,education,governance,peace and security.
Unemployment was tackled from different dimensions namely education to apprenticeships and internships; from job-search counseling to first-time jobs….
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