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Youthspark Pan-African Conference 2019 Kigali, Rwanda

Country: Rwanda
City: Kigali
Jun 26 - Jun 30, 2019
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Youthspark Pan-African Conference 2019 is going to be organized in Kigali, Rwanda.

Youthspark Pan-African Conference is a bi-annual Pan-African youth capacity-building programme. It is specifically for youths to acquire valuable leadership skills as well as to develop cutting-edge skills on transforming their ideas into profitable ventures. The opportunity is for 100 visionary, innovative and development driven young leaders. Moreover, they will get an opportunity to connect, dialogue and share ideas & strategies that can deliver accelerated problem solving and employment opportunities in the Africa space.

Aims of the Program

  • To foster transgenerational dialogue, share ideas and also explore new perspectives and opportunities towards building the African economy through young people.
  • Likewise, to create and expand economic developments through teamwork and regional collaborations to tackle issues that are common to the African communities and region.
  • To promote value reorientation, ethical fibre as well as empathy based leadership among African youth.
  • Similarly, to promote mentoring opportunities and collaborations among young African visionaries

Eligibility Criteria

  • African Youth between 18 – 35 years (as at the time of application)
  • Non-African Youth passionate about driving change in Africa.
  • Ability to speak and understand English language.
  • Moreover, visionary youth driven by new challenges and experiences.
  • Passionate about contributing to social development in Africa.
  • Furthermore, self-motivated youth with proven capacity to start or expand a social enterprise or business.

Theme of the Conference

Africa’s greatest resource and potentially its sharpest competitive advantage in the global economy is its young and growing workforce. With 70% of Africa’s population under the age of 30,  it is a great opportunity and, possibly, a great challenge for the development of the continent. Young Africans today are taking actions that not only have an immediate impact, but will also determine the future of the continent for decades to come.

By 2040, Africa is expected to have the largest workforce in the world, 40% of which will consist of young people. Thus, there is need to create a better match between the needs of the African economy and the skills of young people especially with the increasing innovations associated with technology.

Theerefore, the conference’s theme is Exploring Decent And Productive Workspace For Young People.

Registration fee

$320 (Until 15th April, 2019)

$350 (From 16th April, 2019)

The registration fee covers:

  • 4 night accommodation
  • Feeding (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
  • Conference Materials
  • Also, conference T-Shirt
  • Certification
  • Rwandan Tour/Cocktail Dinner

Specifications

Type of Opportunity Conferences
Event Date26 June,2019 to 30 June,2019
Deadline31 May,2019
CountryRwanda
CityKigali
Open toAll
OrganizerYouthspark Pan African Development Foundation
Contact the organizer[email protected]

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