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CACPD-Youth4Youth Forum 2019

CACPD-Youth4Youth Forum 2019

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As UNFPA turns 50 and also celebrates 25 years of the ICPD, the time is ripe to allow young people to lead their own dialogues. Along with,  foster relationships and build networks that would result in opportunities for growth and development. Further, As such on the third day of the CACPD Conference young people will convene The ‘CACPD-Youth4Youth Forum’. which seeks to foster bring forward youth perspectives on the global development agenda.

The objectives of this Forum are to:

  • Create a youth-led avenue for dialogue. Also, ideating solutions to the numerous challenges of facing young people in developed. Further,  developing economies with a focus on promoting Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and ending Gender-Based Violence;
  • Improve the awareness and knowledge of key instruments and Also,  the understanding of the participation of young people in the implementation process;
  • Provide an innovative platform for Chinese and African youth. Further,  to showcase and explore their aspirations, work, and innovations. As well as making a strong case for the inclusion of young people at all levels of societal engagements in line with the new UN Strategy on Youth;
  • Build and strengthen networks like the African Youth and Adolescents’ Network on Population and Development (AfriYAN) to influence national, regional, continental and global policies, particularly affirmative action to ensure the achievement of SDG 5—Gender Equality.


  • You can submit the video as an individual or as a group.
  • You (and your friends) should be below 35 years to be eligible to submit a video
  • Videos can be recorded with a camera or a phone, as long as it is in a format that allows you to upload it. Your
  • video should be of good quality.
  • Videos recorded on phones should be taken horizontally.
  • The video should be clear (of good quality) and audible.


  • Plan before recording.
  • Keep it short, straight to the point and powerful.
  • Remember, the objective is to capture the real happenings in communities with regard to youth. The state of your community’s youth is a reflection of the state of young people and the world needs to hear it.
  • Be creative and innovative!
  • Avoid overuse of jargon and acronyms
  • Please note that any video footage over 60 seconds (1 minute) will not be considered.


Type of Opportunity Competitions and Awards Conferences
Deadline31 May,2019
Open toAll
OrganizerUNFPA and AfriYAN
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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