The African Youth SDGs Summit is the largest gathering platform for youth from across the African continent and beyond to discuss and assess the status of implementation of continental commitments to the Global Goals but also sharing ideas, critiques, results and challenge national governments to deliver on their promise. It is a summit that brings duty bearers and right holders together to reaffirm actions towards sustainable development on the continent from the perspectives of the continent’s largest population, the youth.
The summit hosted more than 1,000 delegates representing youth organizations and AU agencies, national governments, international development agencies, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs, the private sector and SDGs actors to exchange experiences and good practices regarding the implementation of the SDGs and African Union Agenda 2063.
From 20 -21 August 2018, 100s of policymakers, development partners, youth leaders, private sector players, women and youth organizations, civil society organizations, research and academia will gather in Kigali, Rwanda, for what seems to be FAO’s biggest regional conference on Youth Employment in Agriculture as a Solid Solution to Ending Hunger and Poverty in Africa: Engaging through Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Entrepreneurship. As you prepare to leave your home for the conference, I have some thoughts to share with you. I hope this also guides the conference’s deliberations.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on 21st of February 2017 presented his first State of the Nation Address as President. Article 67 of the 1992 Constitution of Ghana mandates the President of the Republic of Ghana to present the State of Nation Address. The sixteen (16)-page speech was delivered in less than an hour.
The State of Nation Address provides the opportunity for the President to present the state of the Ghanaian economy and to outline his policies, to the descending Ghanaian, an avenue to know government’s plans for development, and to the development and business communities, an opportunity to maximize shared gains.
Marrakesh Morocco will host 40 young Africa innovators for the Africa 4 Tech conference from the 2nd of November to the 4th of November. Africa 4 Tech Conference is a network of innovators and 72hs open innovation bootcamp to source, design and code innovative solutions for and from Africa.
Alfred Godwin Adjabeng is one of the 40 young innovators handpicked by the Africa 4 Tech committee of entrepreneurs, scientists, businessmen and women and conference partners.The Africa 4 Tech has been initiated by co-founders Stephan-Eloise Gras and Gilles Babinet.