Current activities

AYC Side Event: United for Peace: Empowering African Youth in the Implementation of SDG 16

The High-level Political Forum(HLPF) will be held from 9 to 18 July 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. The HLPF will serve as a central platform for the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals, under the auspices of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). The theme will be “Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality.” The focus will be on reviewingthe progress and implementation of a specific set of SDGs: Goal 4, Quality Education; Goal 8, Decent

AYC at 2019 United Nations Public Service Forum

AYC is pleased to have participated in the 2019 United Nations Public Service Forum, held on 24-26 June 2019 in Baku, Azerbaijan. We are represented by our Executive Chairperson, Ms. Natalie Sonia Mukundane Kyamutetera. During the Forum, Ms. Mukundane delivered a presentation on “Engaging African Youth effectively in Decision Making processes and Public Service delivery”. In addition, she moderated a Ministerial Roundtable on “Enhancing Engagement of Vulnerable Groups in Decision-Making and Public Service Delivery”.

AYC at Regional Trade Forum for West and Central Africa

The Africa Forum on “AfCFTA in motion: Taking Africa’s integration to the next level for a prosperous continent”, co-organized by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the European Union, and the Government of Republic of Senegal, in collaboration with the African Union Commission (AUC). The Forum took place at King Fahd Hotel in Dakar, Senegal, on 24 to 25 June 2019. By signing the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), African leaders took a giant step forward for the development of the

AYC participated in Gamal Abdel Nasser Transformational Leadership Fellowship

Gamal Abdel Nasser Transformational Leadership is the first (African by African) Fellowship organized by African Youth Bureau in collaboration with Pan-African Youth Union and other partners under the auspices of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Arab Republic of Egypt. The initiative brought together young African leaders from all parts of Africa and diverse background to discuss the role of African youth in promoting youth leadership in socio-economic and political development of the African continent. It complements the African Union’s “Africa Unite for Youth: Bridging the Gap and Reaching

AYC at Restless Development’s African Youth Powering the SDGs Webinar

AYC in collaboration with Restless Development and other partners organised a joint webinar which brought together young people from across the Africa Region to share their reflections on the main outcomes and agreed actions from the African Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) that took place in Marrakech, Morocco from 16 – 18 April. This interactive webinar ‘A Journey of SDG Accountability from Marrakech to New York’ was held on May 16th, 2019 at 10am GMT, and the second in

AYC Youth Capacity Building Workshop in Malawi

With support from IOE – International Organisation of Employers, the AYC will convene 10 representatives from its national consortium in West, East, Central and Southern Africa for a 2-day capacity building workshop on project development and resource mobilisation. Following the successful hosting of IOE side event on ‘’The Future of Work and Jobs in Africa’’ at 3rd Pan-African Youth Conference on African Unity and Development held in Banjul in March 2019, the IOE has commit its partnership with AYC to address employment and skills

Kampala Press Conference on AYC Strategic Plan 2018-2020 and 2019 Work Plan of AYC Uganda National Consortium

Ms. Natalie Sonia Mukundane, Executive Chairperson of the AYC is in Kampala today, May 14th, 2019 to brief the press on the priority areas of AYC Strategic Plan 2018-2020 and 2019 Work Plan of AYC Uganda National Consortium to galvanize support and partnership for the operation of the consortium in Uganda. In addition, madam chairperson will have bilateral meetings with Government officials, CSOs, development partners and youth leaders to present AYC Uganda National Consortium and discuss possible areas of

AYC at Fifth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development 2019

AYC participated in the Fifth session of the Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development held at Palais des Congrès de la Palmeraie de Marrakech, King of Morocco from 16-18 April 2019, under theme: ‘’Empowering people and ensuring inclusiveness and equality’’ The Fifth ARFSD is hosted under the high patronage of His Majesty the King, Mohammed VI and convened by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) in collaboration with regional organizations and the United Nations System. It seeks to advance the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals of the 2030 Agenda and the goals set out

AYC at 2019 UN ECOSOC Youth Forum in New York

AYC is ably represented by Mr. Dennis Sangale, Commissioner for Peace and Security, Mr. Kawsu Sillah, Executive Secretary, Mr. Cedric Dzelu, Director of Admin and Finance and Ms. Nuralain Abukar, Director of Resource Mobilisation and Partnership at the just concluded 8th Youth Forum of UN ECOSOC on “Empowered, Included and Equal” held on 8-9 April 2019 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Honourable Minister Mr. Hadrammeh Sidibeh delivering his remarks Following the successful 3rd Pan African Youth Conference on African Unity and Development, jointly organised

UNODC at 3rd Pan-African Youth Conference on African Unity and Development

Having their say on SDG16, youth tell E4J how to continue empowering them In the 3rd Pan-African Youth Conference held in Banjul in late March, under the theme “The future is now; youth are not too young to lead,” E4J organized a “Living Library” inviting young African leaders from Kenya, Zimbabwe and Ghana as “living books,” sharing their experiences in their respective countries as agents of changes, with a special focus on SDG16. Priscilla Wepia Ametame, a young Ghanean fourth-year law student and co-founder of the Adehye Learning Initiative, reflected