The World Youth Alliance- (WYA) Africa regional office will host the 6th Annual Africa Emerging leaders Conference – AELC in Partnership with the Strathmore Law School in Nairobi Kenya. The Emerging Leaders Conference – ELC is an annual event of World Youth Alliance that brings together young people, members and youth leaders to interact with leaders and policy makers on current global issues. 200 youth from different African countries will be in attendance
Brief on World Youth Alliance: The World Youth Alliance is a global coalition of young people committed to promoting the dignity of the person and building solidarity among youth from developed and developing nations. WYA trains young people to work at the regional and international level to influence policy and culture.
Objective of the Conference:
-to educate and empower the participants on their role in shaping the continent. The conference will engage the youth and delegates in attendance to learn and gain skills and knowledge necessary to shape our continent’s future.
-The conference will also ensure that participants are assigned to mentors who they will interact with on scheduled dates and times per month over Skype or email in order to gain guidance, support and encouragement in their particular fields of expertise.
Venue: Strathmore University Auditorium
Date: 11th-13th November 2015
Entrance: Ksh 3,000
Theme: Empowering Youth to Shape Africa’s Future
The topics will be based on the themes
Health and Education: Keys to Development
Youth participation in Entrepreneurship and the Africa Rising Narrative
Youth Unemployment in Africa
Mentorship and voluntarism
Peace and equality, Corruption and its effects, constitutional rights and The Africa Youth Charter
Government representative: Youth Opportunities/ Youth Funds
A motivational talk: “African Youth: Harness Your Full Potential”
• All participants present will learn and build their skills in the different topic areas that will be covered.
• Participants will learn from and interact with the delegates present and share ideas on ways to shape Africa’s Development Agenda.
• All the participants will be connected to mentors with whom they will interact with to ensure continued support and encouragement that will enable them reach their full potential.
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