Fully Funded Regional Consultations on the Roles and Contributions of Youth to Peace and Security in Africa 2019 is now available for applications. The African Union Commission will convene Five Regional Consultations on the ‘Roles and Contributions of Youth to Peace and Security in Africa.’
The overall goal of the proposed regional youth consultations is to provide a collaborative, open and inclusive space for young peace builders. Moreover, it aims to persuade youths to contribute towards the creation of a prosperous and peaceful Africa in line with Aspirations 4 and 6 of the AU Agenda 2063. It is expected that the consultations will also provide the platform to interrogate factors inhibiting meaningful youth participation in peace and security as well as propose actionable recommendations to address them.
The African Union Commission will cover all expenses of successful applicants, including travel and accommodation.
Interested youths working in the broad areas of peace as well as security are eligible to participate. In order to participate in the Regional Consultations, you must meet the following minimum requirements: