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2019
Official Opening Ceremony @ Main Hall
Mar 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Official Opening Ceremony @ Main Hall

Official Opening Ceremony of the 3rd Pan African Youth Conference on African Unity and Development 2019.

Intergenerational roundtable discussion on theme: ‘’The Future is Now, Youth are Not too Young to Lead’’ @ Main Hall
Mar 24 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Intergenerational roundtable discussion on theme: ‘’The Future is Now, Youth are Not too Young to Lead’’ @ Main Hall

Intergenerational roundtable discussion on theme: ‘’The Future is Now, Youth are Not too Young to Lead’’ –  What are we doing to leverage the potential and capacity of African youth to increase inclusion and representation of young people in governance (civic, economic, political, digital and environmental spaces) in Africa

Spotlight Speaker: H.E Amb. Thomas Kwesi Quartey, Deputy Chairperson, African Union Commission – tbc

Launching of U-Report The Gambia @ Main Hall
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Launching of U-Report The Gambia @ Main Hall

Launching of  U-Report The Gambia by UNICEF in collaboration with The Gambia National Youth Council.

The Gambia has a population of approximately 2.1 million, with 58 percent below 24 years. It is important for their voices to be heard in the re-building of the new Gambia, and this can be achieved by creating a safe space for democratic and social engagement between the youth and their leaders.

U-Report is a social messaging tool for youth that amplifies their voice to influence decision and policy making processes. U-Report is present in 54 countries and with more than 6,500,000 registered users worldwide. U-Report is to be launched in The Gambia. Through regular polls, the opinions, thoughts and feedback of The Gambian youth and community members on different issues are used for strategic decision-making, assessment of situation in communities, and to increase the involvement and participation of youth in development processes.
The launch of the U-Report will be graced by the government, youth, community people, development partners, and private sector actors. The U-Report will be launched officially by the Minister of Information and Communication Infrastructures- Honorable Ebrima Sillah.

Ureport Narrative draft for the AYC website

Fostering development through STEM @ Hall D
Mar 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Sub-regional, Continental and Global strategies for Youth inclusion and participation in Africa’s integration using AU Agenda 2063 and UN 2030 SDGs as a spring board – Are we doing enough? @ Main Hall
Mar 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Sub-regional, Continental and Global strategies for Youth inclusion and participation in Africa’s integration using AU Agenda 2063 and UN 2030 SDGs as a spring board – Are we doing enough? @ Main Hall

Sub-regional, Continental and Global strategies for Youth inclusion and participation in Africa’s integration using AU Agenda 2063 and UN 2030 SDGs as a spring board – Are we doing enough?

Panel discussion with political and youth leaders.

The Future of Work and Jobs in Africa @ Hall A
Mar 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Future of Work and Jobs in Africa @ Hall A

The Future of Work and Jobs in Africa

As the world of work continues to transform, it is imperative to reflect on number of questions including: What is the future of work for youth? What do young men and women desire the most from their jobs? Is it a good pay? Becoming top managers?  Or rather flexibility in their working time and place? Which sectors remain under explored yet have potential for youth employment? What are the skills needed to respond to the existing labour market requirements? In Africa, the number of unemployed young men and women is still growing and opportunities in ‘traditional’ forms of work are decreasing due to a number of factors, including low productivity; the collapse of the commodity boom; skills gaps; global competition; and the adoption of new technologies.

Young people as agents of change: Drawing Experiences from ChildFund @ Hall C
Mar 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Young people as agents of change: Drawing Experiences from ChildFund @ Hall C

Protecting child’s rights and championing active youth engagement – what can we learn from Child Fund by Child Fund The Gambia 

Concept Note (to be updated).

Youth in Politics @ Hall D
Mar 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Youth in Politics @ Hall D

Interparty Youth Dialogue by National Youth Parliament of The Gambia

 

Concept Note NYP SIDE EVENT

African Youth Entrepreneurship Dialogue @ Main Hall
Mar 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
African Youth Entrepreneurship Dialogue @ Main Hall

African Youth Entrepreneurship Dialogue by The Gambia Youth Chamber of Commerce (GYCC).

Concept Note- GYCC-AYC Side Event 2019

Breaking The Silence in Reproductive Health Issues, Contraception and Gender Based Violence @ Hall B
Mar 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Breaking The Silence in Reproductive Health Issues, Contraception and Gender Based Violence @ Hall B

Breaking The Silence in Reproductive Health Issues, Contraception and Gender Based Violence by Your Change for A Change (YCFaC).

Concept Note YCFaC Side Event at AYCGA2019

Game of Hope with Youth of SOS Village @ SOS Village
Mar 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Game of Hope with Youth of SOS Village @ SOS Village

Game of Hope with Youth of SOS Village by The Gambia National Youth Council and Partners.

A friendly football/basketball or cricket match with youth of SOS village with national and international delegates attending the conference.

Women Empowerment Forum @ Hall A
Mar 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Women Empowerment Forum @ Hall A

Women Empowerment Forum by Gender Equality & Empowerment of Women.

Concept Note women empowerment

Youth Entrepreneurship and access to health services: Closing Skills gap for better health system in Africa @ Hall C
Mar 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Youth Entrepreneurship and access to health services: Closing Skills gap for better health system in Africa @ Hall C

Youth Entrepreneurship and access to health services: Closing Skills gap for better health system in Africa by OAFRESS, UCD and YWA/Senegal.

Concept Note OAFRESS, UCD and YWASenegal Side Event